Powerball jackpot hits $360 million, Mega Millions lottery now available in Florida

The Powerball jackpot has hit its third largest amount at $360 million.

The large amount is sure to draw people across the country to local convenience stores and gas stations to buy tickets for Wednesday's drawing.

The drawing will take place at 10:59 p.m. EDT.

The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 175,223,510. You have a better chance of getting struck by lightning than winning the jackpot.

If you do win, after taxes, you'd take home nearly $230 million.

Powerball is played in 43 states.

Starting Wednesday, Florida residents can also take part in the Mega Millions lottery. Mega Millions is played in 42 states, as well as the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Mega Millions drawings are every Tuesday and Friday.

The current jackpot for Mega Millions is $190 million.
 

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