The fact of the matter is that Mega Millions and Powerball are two Jackpot lottery prizes that are regularly known for the biggest prizes not only in the US but also around the world. Thanks to the value of the grand prize and allowing citizens from other countries outside the US to try their luck and be able to win prizes, these two lottery prizes have attracted a large number of players around the world. Check out https://loto188.me to analyze, predict statistic exactly lottery results now.
$1,586 billion dollars (PowerBall prize)
$1,586 billion – this huge prize money went to three people who own extremely lucky tickets, during the January 13, 2016 lottery (US time).
The owners of these tickets are: John and Lisa Robinson of Tennessee; Maureen Smith and David Kaltschmidt in Florida; and Marvin and Mae Acosta in California. They both won the grand prize, so the largest prize value was divided into 3 parts, each worth $528.8 million.
The fact of the matter is that Mega Millions and Powerball are two Jackpot lottery prizes that are regularly known for the biggest prizes not only in the US but also around the world. Source: mlive.com
$1,537 billion dollars (Mega Millions prize)
This huge lottery ticket – in second place – belonged to a mysterious person who lived in South Carolina during the October 23, 2018 drawing (US time). Under state law, winners may choose to remain anonymous and still receive their prize.
In the same drawing, there were 36 winners of the First Prize worth $ 1 million or $3 million with Megaplier 3X. Of these, 8 people in California, 4 people in Florida and New York, 2 people in Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia, and 1 person from Arizona, District of Columbia, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico , Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
$758.7 million (Powerball prize)
The 3rd largest jackpot issued by PowerBall is worth $758.7 million or nearly VND 16700 billion. During the lucky draw on August 23, 2017 (US time) for this award, the only winner was Mavis Wanczyk, a mother of two, living in Massachusetts.
This woman was really lucky to choose the numbers for her family members’ birthdays, and the miracle happened when the numbers she selected matched the results of the third-largest jackpot-USD 750 million. What a staggering number for a lucky individual.
$687.8 million (PowerBall prize)
The fact of the matter is that $687.8 million prize pool finds 2 lucky winners of the Jackpot prize on the October 27, 2018 draw (US time). One of them was the daughter of a Vietnamese veteran named Lerynne West from New York and another lucky one from Iowa. Each of them received a prize worth $343.9 million.
$656 million (Mega Millions prize)
Coming in fifth place is the Mega Millions prize of $656 million USD in the lucky draw on March 30, 2012 (US time). This award belongs to 3 tickets purchased in 3 different regions. Each ticket received $218.6 million.
The winners are: the couple Merle and Patricia Butler from Illinois and Kansas; a group of 3 with the name “The Three Amigos” from Maryland and the other lucky anonymous from Kansas.
Powerball is available in 44 states, along with Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. Source: michiganlottery.com
$648 million (Mega Millions prize)
The biggest luck in the lucky draw on December 17, 2013 (in US time) belonged to two people: Ira Curry lived in Stone Mountain, Georgia and Steve Tran from San Jose, California. The value of each reward received is $324 million USD, equivalent to over 7100 billion VND.
Ira Curry said that she combined the numbers containing the birthdays of her family members and her family’s biggest lucky number – the number 7 to win this jackpot.
And Steve Tran is lucky in another way. This man has bought many tickets at many stores on his delivery route. Finally, luck came to him.
$590.5 million (Powerball tournament)
Gloria MacKenzie from Florida was extremely lucky to buy the winning ticket of $590.5 million in the drawing on May 18, 2013 (US time) of the PowerBall.
$587.5 million (Powerball tournament)
The winning tickets for PowerBall’s November 28, 2012 (US time) lucky draw were valued at the top prize of 8th – $587.5 million dollars. The lucky winners of the winning tickets are Matthew Good from Arizona and Cindy and Mark from Missouri.
$564.1 million dollars (Powerball prize)
3 winning tickets for this jackpot came from Texas, North Carolina, and Puerto Rico on February 11, 2015 (US time). Accordingly, each lucky person will receive $188 million USD, equivalent to over 4100 billion VND / winning tickets.
$559.7 million (Powerball tournament)
An anonymous woman in New Hampshire became the first jackpot winner of 2018, during PowerBall’s draw on Saturday, January 6, 2018 (US time). This woman has donated $ 250,000 to a charity.
Powerball is available in 44 states, along with Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. The game is organized by the US Federal Lottery Association.
The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are 1/292 million, regardless of how big the prize is. Meanwhile, the probability of winning any Powerball tournament, from the smallest prize of 4 USD, is 1/25.
To win the grand prize, the player must have a ticket with exactly 5 numbers and 1 Powerball number. The number can usually run from 1 to 69 while the Powerball number is from 1 to 26. The price of a Powerball lottery ticket is 2 USD. After failing to find the $535 million jackpot winner on the evening of August 19, the prize value has increased to $650 million and is now close to $759 million.
Above is a list of the 10 largest jackpots in the world. They both belong to two famous lottery prizes, PowerBall and Mega Millions. The grand prizes are always appealing to global players, fortunately, no matter where you are you can try your luck with the help of International Lottery Ticketing Service Providers. Luck may come to anyone!