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MEGA MILLIONS and POWERBALL jackpots reaching combined $549 milliion

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 16:09:09-04

Florida Lottery players have a chance to win big this weekend as MEGA MILLIONS® and POWERBALL® jackpots have continued to climb, reaching a combined total of $549 million. The MEGA MILLIONS jackpot is up to $336 million. The POWERBALL jackpot has climbed to $213 million.

MEGA MILLIONS jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-70) and the golden Mega Ball number (1-25). There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $2 to $1 million or up to $5 million if the ticket includes Megaplier. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.

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POWERBALL jackpots start at $40 million and roll until the jackpot is won. Players win by matching the five white ball numbers (1-69) and the red POWERBALL (1-26). There are eight other ways to win non-jackpot prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million or up to $2 million if the ticket includes Power Play. The overall odds of winning a prize in the game are approximately one-in-24.87.

Players are reminded to sign the back of their tickets at the time of purchase and keep them in a safe place. The integrity of all games is of utmost importance to the Florida Lottery. Even if players don't win the jackpot, they can still claim cash prizes of up to $2 million with POWERBALL and up to $5 million with MEGA MILLIONS.

Florida Lottery drawings are broadcast on Fox 4 in Southwest Florida.