How the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries work

4:47 PM ET Wed, 5 June 2019

In 2010, the two major lottery organizations in the U.S. — Mega Millions and Powerball — struck a deal to sell both tickets in each others' states. States take major chunks of winnings in tax revenue, but some critics question the efficacy and ethics of using lotteries to bolster public coffers. Watch this video to find out more about America's lottery system.