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 and climb again.READ MORE: Shooting Investigation at Miami Gardens Gas Station
Jackpots for both multi-state games have risen to a combined total of nearly $700 million.
On Tuesday, the Mega Millions jackpot rolled to $405 million, then jumped to $420 million on Friday afternoon, while the Powerball jackpot rolled over to $253 million after Wednesday night’s drawing.
The lump-sum payment for the Powerball jackpot is $148.4 million or winners can choose 30 annual installments.
The lump-sum payment for the Mega Millions jackpot is $235 million or winners can choose 30 annual installments.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson's COVID Shot Could Create More Hesitancy Among Unvaccinated Americans
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: Women Detail Drug Use, Sex & Payments After Late-Night Parties With Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz
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.