The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo69° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi99° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi102° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo75° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi93° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi90° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo67° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi88° Mostly Sunny

For lottery players, more giant jackpots: Following Powerball’s bigger payouts, Mega Millions is tweaking its game, too

Send to Kindle
Print This

DES MOINES, Iowa — If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait: More big payouts could be coming.

Most attention has been on Powerball jackpots since the game’s rules were changed in early 2012 to boost payoffs. Today’s estimated $400 million Powerball jackpot is the nation’s fifth-largest ever.

View my options or Sign in