Jackpots estimated at $193 million for Powerball, $176 million for Mega Millions

Powerball says the estimated jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is $193 million, while Mega Millions says the jackpot for its drawing Friday is estimated at $176 million. (MGN Online)

Anyone looking for a little extra Christmas cash has two different shots at becoming a multimillionaire.

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing is $193 million, while the estimated jackpot for Mega Millions' drawing Friday is $176 million, according to the lotteries’ websites.

The jackpots have climbed after there were no winners in the last drawing for Powerball on Saturday and Mega Millions on Tuesday.

For Powerball, the cash option for the winner is valued at $121.2 million. Mega Millions’ cash option for its jackpot is valued at $110 million.

Tickets for Powerball must be purchased by 9:59 p.m. Wednesday, and tickets for Mega Millions must be purchased by 9:50 p.m. Friday. The drawing for Powerball will be at 11 p.m. Wednesday, and the drawing for Mega Millions will be 11 p.m. Friday.

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