MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Florida lottery players have a chance to win big this week as America’s dueling jackpots, Mega Millions and Powerball reach a combined total of $857 million.
The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $447 million on Tuesday and the Powerball jackpot rolled to an estimated $410 million on Saturday.
The Mega Millions winner can choose to get their jackpot in annual installments or take a lump-sum payment of $339.6 million before taxes.
If won at that level, it would be the tenth largest prize in Mega Millions history, and the largest since June 2019.
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The winner of the $410 million Powerball jackpot can also choose to get their jackpot in annual installments or take a lump-sum payment of $316.4 million before taxes.
Be sure to watch the Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday night and the Powerball drawing on Wednesday night at 10:59 p.m. on CBS4, your official lottery station.