TALLAHASSEE - There is a surge underway in the sale of Powerball tickets. The Powerball game is now at a record-high $600 million jackpot.
The previous record was $587.5 million set in November 2012 according to lottery officials.
The Florida Lottery says the state is one of the top-selling states for Powerball with the largest number of winners since joining the game in 2009.
Lottery officials say that players should always sign the back of their tickets and to keep them in a safe place.
Powerball tickets are available in Florida and 44 other state lotteries throughout the United States.
The winning numbers will be drawn at 10:50 pm Saturday night