2 huge lottery jackpots combine to exceed $500 million with customers eager for tickets

Mega Millions lottery ticket, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (ABC7 photo)

A lot of cash is up for grabs this weekend in Washington D.C. as the Mega-Millions and Powerball jackpots combined exceed $500 million.

The Mega-Millions jackpot is now at $323 million and the Powerball is $286 million. Large numbers of customers are frequenting a local Georgetown area gas station for an opportunity to buy a potential winning ticket.

ABC7 News reporter Ryan Hughes has more on this story in the above video.

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