MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Here we go again. The Powerball jackpot has been increased again and now stands at $1.4 billion, the world’s largest jackpot ever offered.READ MORE: South Florida Playing Pivotal Role In Transformation Of Psychedelics As Mainstream Medicine
If you plan to buy a ticket for your shot at instantly becoming a millionaire, remember it must be done before 10 p.m.on Wednesday to be eligible. Players are encouraged to purchase early to avoid long lines.READ MORE: Parkland parents furious following Texas elementary school shooting: ‘They failed our kids again’
In their is a single ticket winner, they can take the jackpot in 30 annual installments or a lump sum of $868 million in cash.
Florida is among the top-selling Powerball states of any U.S. lottery, exceeding more than $3.2 billion in sales, yielding $1.3 billion in education funding to date.MORE NEWS: Environmental advocates who say Biscayne Bay is dying to gather Wednesday to find solutions
Since Powerball launched in the state in January 2009, the Florida Lottery has had the most winners in the nation, winning more than $1.5 billion in prizes, including ten jackpot winners.