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Mega Millions vs Powerball : Which American Lottery is Best?

Which American Lottery to Play? 

Say “American lottery” to any avid lottery player and chances are they’ll think you are talking about US Mega Millions or US Powerball.

After all, these multi-state American lotteries are the largest of their kind and quite well-known around the world.

LottoExpress offers both these amazing lotteries, so we know how difficult it can be to choose between the two! If you can’t decide which American lottery is the one for you, here are some quick facts to help you out.



They used to call this American lottery ‘The Big Game’ back in 1996, and with good reason! Played across 44 US states, this American lottery is truly mega-sized!

  • Current jackpot at US$111 MILLION
  • Previous record jackpot of US$656 million
  • Overall odds better than 1 in 15
  • 9 prize tiers
  • Guaranteed second place prizes of at least US$1 million
  • Number range: 5 winning numbers drawn from 1-75 and one bonus number from 1-15
  • Draws every Tuesday and Friday at 11.00 pm ET.


American Lottery
Are you team Mega Millions or Powerball?



This American lottery made headlines all over the world a while back for its record jackpot of US$1.586 BILLION. With its massive jackpots and payouts, it has made its fair share of millionaires!

  • Current jackpot at US$205 MILLION
  • Previous record jackpot of approximately US$1.586 Billion
  • Overall odds better than 1 in 25
  • 9 prize tiers
  • Guaranteed jackpot rollovers of at least US$10 million
  • Number range: 5 winning numbers are drawn from 1-69 and 1 bonus number from 1-26
  • Draws every Wednesday and Saturday at 22:59 EST


So now that you know what each of these monster lottos has to offer, what’s the verdict? Are you Team Mega Millions or Powerball?

Luckily, at LottoExpress, you can have the best of both worlds! Check out our American Dream Combo, where you can play both these American lotteries, worth about US$316 million in total! 

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The LottoExpress Team


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4 Massive Jackpot Rollovers You Should Know About

Want to win it big? Check out these 4 enormous jackpot rollovers this week.

Whether you’re an avid lottery player who plays on the regular, or someone who just plays when the jackpot rollovers are too good too ignore, it goes without saying that a life-changing lottery win is never far from every lottery player’s mind.

LottoExpress is the best place to keep you updated on all the latest lottery news, from jackpot rollovers, upcoming superdraws or special deals on your favourite lotteries.

Here are the top 4 lotteries with enormous jackpots this week.




Current Jackpot: US$449 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from a field of 1-75 and 1 bonus number from 1-15

Next Draw Day:  Tuesday at 11:00 p.m. ET.




Current Jackpot: US$257 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from a field of 1-69 and 1 powerball bonus number from 1-26

Next Draw Day: Wednesday at 10:59 p.m. ET.




Current Jackpot: €57 Million

How to Play: Pick 6 numbers from a field of 1-49

Next Draw Day: Thursday at 9:30 p.m. CET.




Current Jackpot: €48 Million

How to Play: Pick 5 numbers from  1-50 and 2 bonus numbers from 1-10

Next Draw Day: Friday at 9:00 p.m. CET.


Now that you know which lotteries have MASSIVE rollovers this week, why not give them a try at LottoExpress? You never know, this just might be the draw that changes your life forever!

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The LottoExpress Team



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3 Must-See Movies Featuring Big Lottery Wins

 Lottery players will enjoy these 3 heartwarming movies featuring big jackpot lottery wins!

Let’s face it. We all need an escape from the humdrum of daily life, bills and chores.

That’s why the idea of a massive lottery win – like the  – is so appealing. It promises to literally turn your life upside down, in the best way possible. Financial freedom, new experiences, a fancy toy or two…

If you’re looking to get inspired by a massive lottery win, these three heartwarming movies are sure to do the trick:


It Could Happen To You (1994)
Movie Still of It Could Happen To You, featuring Nicholas Cage who enjoyed a big lottery win
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Starring: Nicholas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez, Wendell Pierce

When Nicolas Cage, a hard-working New York police officer, finds out he doesn’t have enough change to tip his waitress, he promises to share his winnings on a lottery ticket he recently purchased.

When he ends up with a million dollar win, he must decide whether to honour his promise or not – while explaining this strange turn of events to his money-hungry wife!


Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Movie Poster of Waking Ned Devine, 4 elderly gents making a toast for their departed friend who had a lottery win
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Starring: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

When Ned dies of shock after winning the lottery, his friends from their tiny Irish village try to come up with a plot to claim the ticket. Hilarity ensues when the lottery inspector arrives at their door!


Lottery Ticket (2010)
Movie Still from Lottery Ticket, where Kevin Carson has a big lottery win
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Starring: Shad Moss, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Loretta Devine

Kevin Carson lives in the projects and has to survive a three-day weekend after his neighbours learn that he has a winning lottery ticket, worth $370 million!


What are some of your favourite lottery-inspired movies or television shows? Connect with us on Facebook or Twitter and let us know! We would love to hear from you.

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The LottoExpress Team



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