What are the 10 largest US lottery jackpots ever won?

Oct 26, 2022, 10:46 PM | Updated: 11:00 pm
FILE - A customer fills out a Powerball lottery ticket at a convenience store in Northbrook, Ill., ...

FILE - A customer fills out a Powerball lottery ticket at a convenience store in Northbrook, Ill., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. No one won an estimated $700 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, meaning the big prize will grow to an estimated $800 million for the next drawing. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Here is a look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:

1. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)

2. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

3. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

4. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

5. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)

6. $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

7. $731.1 million, Powerball, Jan. 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)

8. $699.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 4, 2021 (one ticket, from California)

9. $687.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

10. $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)

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Sources: AP archives, www.megamillions.com and www.powerball.com

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What are the 10 largest US lottery jackpots ever won?