Successful ticket for $570M Powerball jackpot bought in New Hampshire

The Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket was purchased at a 7 Eleven store on Ridge Road in Port Richey

The Mega Millions jackpot winning ticket was purchased at a 7 Eleven store on Ridge Road in Port Richey

The victor can choose to receive their prize in annual payments over 30 years or accept a lump sum of $300 million.

USA lottery players on Friday and Saturday night will get two shots at record Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots that together topped $1 billion after going months without a victor.

As word spread throughout the small town, Jimmy said he received so many calls from well-wishers he had to charge his phone twice. The Powerball will now rest to $40 million.

It's been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $559.7 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize.

Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, and Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Successful ticket for $570M Powerball jackpot bought in New Hampshire

The winning numbers to claim the Mega Millions jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. He said he played Powerball when the jackpot was especially high, but hadn't tried Mega Millions.

The jackpot had been climbing since the last victor in mid-October.

The jackpots refer to the annuity options for both games, in which payments are made over 29 years.

The Florida Lottery says the winning Mega Millions ticket from Friday night's drawing was bought at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Port Richey.

A winning Powerball ticket worth $250,000 for Wednesday night's drawing was sold in Luzerne County.