MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida lottery players are hoping to win big this weekend after no ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball lottery drawing, pushing the weekend jackpot to an estimated $640 million.
The winner of the multi-state Powerball jackpot can choose to get their jackpot in 30 annual installments or take a lump-sum payment of $478.7 million before taxes.READ MORE: Business, Community Leaders Express Support For Broward Superintendent Robert Runcie
The $640 million drawing on Saturday will be Powerball’s fifth-largest in its history, and its highest amount in nearly two years.
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Tuesday’s Mega Millions also failed to find a top prize winner, which will have an estimated $750 million jackpot on Friday, its second largest ever.
It has been rolling over and increasing since it was last won in Wisconsin on September 15.
The winner of the $750 Mega Million jackpot can also choose to get their jackpot in 30 annual installments or take a lump-sum payment of $550.6 million before taxes.MORE NEWS: South Florida Bride, Groom Crashers At Own Fort Lauderdale Mansion Wedding
Be sure to watch the Mega Millions drawing on Friday night and the Powerball drawing on Saturday night at 10:59 p.m. on CBS4, your official lottery station.