10 biggest powerball mega millions jackpots won in us lottery history list

Once again, lottery fever sets in when the Powerball jackpot reaches $1 billion despite there being no winning ticket sold in the most recent drawing.

The new prize for Wednesday’s drawing would be the third-largest for Powerball and the seventh-highest in American history.

Here are the ten biggest prizes ever won in the United States, along with the states where the winning tickets were sold:

1. $2.04 billion Powerball win on November 8, 2022 (one California-based ticket)

2. Powerball drawing on January 13, 2016, for $1.586 billion (three tickets from California, Florida, and Tennessee)

3. Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018, $1.537 billion (one ticket from South Carolina)

4. Mega Millions jackpot of $1.35 billion, Jan. 13, 2023 (one Maine-purchased ticket)

5. Mega Millions jackpot of $1.337 billion, drawn on July 29, 2022 (one Illinois ticket).

6. One ticket from Michigan won $1.05 billion on January 22, 2021 in the Mega Millions.

7. One Wisconsin-sourced ticket won $768.4 million on March 27, 2019, in the Powerball.

8. $758.7 million Powerball win on August 23, 2017 (one Massachusetts-based ticket)

9. On February 6, 2023, one ticket from Washington State won $754.6 million on the Powerball.

10. One ticket from Maryland won $731.1 million on January 20, 2021 in the Powerball.