For office pools, if you can't get a "formal agreement in writing", make sure to document who put in money and how much they paid by taking a picture or a video with your phone and having everyone agree "on camera" to share equally the jackpot, if won.
There was one Match 5 + Power Play victor for $2 million in Georgia.
On Saturday, the drawing for the $384 million Powerball jackpot will be held, with the lump-sum cash option at an estimated $242.9 million.
Saturday's Powerball jackpot is even larger, with an estimated jackpot of $384 million, according to its website. That's because there are now longer odds in both games, leading to more frequent large jackpots. The $306 million jackpot is already the 13th largest in Mega Millions history.
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In October, Mega Millions changed the numbers that players could choose from, bringing the odds of picking all six numbers to 1 in 302.6 million, from 1 in 258.9 million under the old format.
To play Mega Millions, buy the ticket at one of the 21,000 California lottery retail locations. It also raised the price of a single ticket to $2. There were no Match 5 $1 million winners.
The move was similar to one made by Powerball in October 2015.
And Americans do love buying lottery tickets.
The record was a $1.58 billion jackpot in January of 2016.