Get ready for Mega Millions

How it's played

Players select five of 56 from the left panel, and one of 46 from the right.

POWERBALL

Drawings


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10:59 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Tickets

$2

Starting jackpot

$40 million

Payout

30-year annuity

Largest jackpot

$587.7 million on Nov. 28, 2012, with winners in Arizona and Missouri. (Powerball has hit four times in Florida.)

How it's played

Powerball players choose five of 59 numbers from the left panel, and one of 35 from the right.