Lottery ticket sales increase as jackpots grow
January 19, 2021
By CHARITY SMITH
IRONWOOD - Ticket sales are up for the Powerball and Mega Millions multi-state lotteries as jackpots for both have steadily increased as there has been no winner for either twice-a-week drawing for months
Lottery officials estimate the Powerball jackpot to be $730 million and the Mega Millions jackpot at $850 million.
Judith Gallagher, a clerk at the Holiday Station Store in Ironwood, said they've seen a uptick in ticket sales.
"I've sold an abundance of them," she told the Daily Globe Sunday. "I sold $20 of each Powerball and Mega Millions just ab...