TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) — Feeling lucky? Lottery players have a chance to win big this weekend as America’s dueling jackpots, Mega Millions and Powerball, continue to climb.READ MORE: Zoo Miami Helps Discover A Brand New Spider Species In Miami
Jackpots for both multi-state games have risen to a combined total of $549 million.
On Tuesday, the Mega Millions jackpot rolled to $336 million while the Powerball jackpot rolled over to $213 million after Wednesday night’s drawing.
The lump-sum payment for the Powerball jackpot is $124.6 million or winners can choose 30 annual installments.
The lump-sum payment for the Mega Millions jackpot is $195 million or winners can choose 30 annual installments.READ MORE: Second-Largest Solar Roof In South Florida Capable Of Providing 100% Of Energy Needs For Building
Powerball jackpots start at $40 million and roll over until the jackpot is won.
The chance of winning the Powerball jackpot is 292.2 million to one.
Powerball tickets are $2 each and are played in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Mega Millions jackpots also start at $40 million and roll over until the jackpot is won.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1-in-302.5 million.MORE NEWS: The Turtle Hospital Celebrates Earth Day, And Saving Turtles, Every Day Of The Year
You can watch the next Mega Millions drawing Friday night and the Powerball drawing Saturday night during the 11pm news on CBS4, your official lottery station.