Top 10 Lotteries
Top 10 Lottery Jackpot Records
Over the years of many lottery games, there has been many lottery games that have jack-potted many people with mega cash winning billions. Here are top 10 lottery games based on jackpot records.
1) $656 Million Mega Millions
On March 30, in 2012 a Mega Millions winner won a jackpot of $656 million and was one of the largest jackpots in the world. Like many grand prizes and lottery the prize pot was shared amongst other winners too with the winning tickets, and with the right numbers. This particular jackpot had three winners, who received a split of the total winnings.
2) $1.6 Billion Powerball
On January 13th 2016 a record breaking jackpot was split into three to people who won from the lottery game Powerball. The two winning ticket holders made their win known after the drawing and had a split of the money. The final winners took a while to come forward for the win, who were a couple in Chino Hill, who eventually claimed their fair share of the cash on July 19 2016, after 6 months!
3) $590.5 Million Powerball
On May 18 in 2013 a 84 year old won a one and only ticket of $590.5 million and had purchased this while in line for the large jackpot . She had won a ticket that changed her life.
4) $587.5 Million Powerball
On 28th November 2012 Matthew Good found out that he had one of two winning tickets, he was unknown to the public records but soon after his identity was revealed. Winners of the other ticket had told their daughter not to expect too much but they realized they had won shortly after.
5) $648 Million Mega Millions
On December 17 in 2013 two winners won a $648 million jackpot that was split between them two. One of the winners, named Ira Curry said she had drawn on together from family birthdays, and the other winner named, Steven Tran, at the time worked as delivery driver when he decided to buy a ticket in California. After winning, he called his boss and said “I hit the jackpot. I don’t think I’m going to come in today, tomorrow, or ever.”
6) $564 Million Powerball
On February 11 2015 three winners won $564 million. One of whom was a single mom working in Wal-Mart, Food Lion, McDonalds and Subway to pay her way and support her children. Her eldest son had cerebral palsy. The money was able to help her tremendously.
7) $540 Million Mega Millions
On July 8 in 2016 a single winning ticket was sold of $540 in Indiana. A grand prize that could potentially be won.
8) $429.6 Million Powerball
On 7th May 2016 a winner of the Powerball jackpot was awarded $429.6 million, one of the biggest winning tickets of a single ticket.
9) $487 Million Powerball
On 30th July 2016 a winning ticket for Powerball’s jackpot was rounded at $487 million and was sold in New Hampshire, England.
10) $448.4 Million Powerball
On August 7th in 2013 one of three jackpot tickets were purchased by victims of the super-storm Sandy, they won $448.4 and worked for the Ocean County at the time.