CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Powerball jackpot is set to be the world’s biggest-ever lottery prize.

An estimated $1.6 billion jackpot, is now at stake in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. To add some perspective, there is a better chance of being dealt a royal flush in poker, multiple times, than taking home the Powerball jackpot.

Saturday will be the 40th Powerball drawing since the jackpot was last won on August 3 in Pennsylvania and the jackpot continues to grow with each and every drawing. The $1.6 billion dollar jackpot is the largest in world lottery history. The cash option also hitting a record $782 million dollars.

The Guinness World Record “Greatest jackpot in a national lottery” was set by Powerball in January 2016, when three tickets won a $1.586 billion jackpot and on Saturday night lucky lottery buyers have a chance to break that record.

Now that the jackpot has entered world-record territory, people across western Massachusetts are even more excited.

This run has already created millions of winners, including nearly 100 players who have won prizes worth $1 million or more. Powerball tickets are $2 per play and you can either choose your six lucky numbers or have them randomly generated for you. Saturday’s drawing will take place at 10:59 p.m.