It's not too late to jump on the lottery – it's more than $ 2 billion in catch this week.
After no-one won Saturday's Powerball top prize, the potential jackpot has swelled into an even more monstrous amount.  The numbers drawn Saturday were 62-16-54-57-69 and Powerball was 23.
The potential Powerball jackpot has now climbed to $ 620 million for Wednesday's drawing. The winner can also choose a cash prize of more than $ 354 million, from which the federal government will take 25% right away, and more later.
But if you're itching to play, you can win even more on Tuesday. Mega Millions now offers a potential $ 1.6 billion premium.
This means that Tuesday's Mega Millions and Wednesday's Powerball jackpots together are approximately $ 2.22 billion.
This week's billion dollar dollar includes the biggest prize in American lottery history. That is correct. Mega Millions "went into historic territory" Saturday after officials confirmed that there were no winners for Friday's drawing.
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The nation's biggest lottery jackpots have now rolled for a few months.
Nobody has won the jackpot Mega Millions since July 24 when a group of 11 workers in California shared $ 543 million.
Powerball has climbed since it was a winner in New York on August 11th.
At that time, 26 people have won 1 million dollars to match all numbers, but Powerball.
Each Powerball or Mega Millions ticket is $ 2. The games are played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the American Virgin Islands.