It's safe to assume there will be longer lines at convenience stores this week with $790 million on the line in various lotteries.
Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot is up to an estimated $190 million ($140.9 million cash option) while Saturday's Powerball jackpot is estimated to be $600 million ($376.9 million cash option).
The Powerball jackpot continues to grow, climbing from $360 million before Wednesday night's drawing to $600 million Friday morning. The increase makes the advertised jackpot the largest in history
The previous largest Powerball jackpot was an advertised $550 million for the drawing held on Nov. 28, 2012.
Mega Millions made history last year when the jackpot reached an all-time high of $640 million on March 30, 2012.
Texas has never had a Powerball jackpot winner, so some may believe we are due for a winner in the Lone Star State. Additionally, Texas has only had eight Mega Millions jackpot winners.
The current Texas Lottery jackpot is at $5.25 million ($3.62 million cash option), which is still nothing to sneeze at.
To see the latest estimated jackpots, visit TXLottery.org.