Powerball, Mega Millions weekend jackpots total nearly half a billion

Who can deliver the biggest jackpot once again with Mega Millions at around half a billion dollars this weekend.

That gives North Carolinians two chances to win big, The two jackpots total $481 million.

Mega Millions drawing offers a $256 million jackpot worth $137.4 million in cash.

When the Powerball drawing has an annual jackpot of $225 million, $122.7 million in cash.

"We saw an exciting run this summer that culminated in a $1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot in July,"

Mark Michelko said. "Both games are back this weekend with life-changing rewards."

One ticket on the night won the $1.3 billion jackpot in Illinois

The Carolinians won the $1 million prize here. Not one of those $1 million prizes has been claimed.