(Toledo, OH) The lines are expected to be long at Ohio lottery outlets this weekend.
Brisk ticket sales already have driven up tonight's Mega Millions jackpot to $445 million. Even the cash option has folks dreaming of big riches, at just over $277 million.
The Powerball jackpot has jumped 25 percent since Wednesday's drawing and now stands at $550 million with a cash option at a whopping sum of $348 million.
Combined, the two multistate jackpots now sit at just under one billion dollars.