One winning ticket was purchased at a pizza shop in New York in the Mega Millions drawing for Tuesday night. That ticket is worth more than $432 million which puts this prize just outside the top 20 list.

The Mega Millions prize now drops back to $20 million.

But another prize on our top 20 list is up for grabs tonight. The Powerball drawing for Wednesday night has climbed to $490 million dollars. This puts it at #17 on the list of the largest lottery jackpots ever.

Here’s a list of the top 20 prizes from the multistate games: Powerball and Mega Millions:

  1. $1.586 billion PowerballJanuary 13, 2016. There were 3 winning tickets for this prize. These tickets were purchased in Tennessee, Florida, and California. Each had the option to take a lump sum of  $327.8 million.
  2. $1.537 billion Mega MillionsOctober 2018. There was one winning ticket purchased in South Carolina. The ticket was sold at a KC Mart convenience store in the town of Simpsonville. This is the largest single-ticket jackpot in U.S. history.
  3. $1.050 billion ($776.6 million cash) was won by the Wolverine FLL Club of Oakland County, Michigan in January of 2021.
  4. $768.4 million, Powerball won by a single ticket in Wisconsin. Cash: $477 million.
  5. $758 million, Powerballwon August 24, 2018, by Mavis Wanczyk of Massachusets. She chose the lump sum payment of $480 million.
  6. $687.8 million, Powerball won Oct. 27, 2018. There were two winning tickets. One in Iowa and another in New York.
  7. $656 million, Mega Millions, won March 30, 2012, by three tickets, sold in Maryland, Illinois and Kansas. Cash: $471 million
  8. $648 million, Mega Millions, won Dec. 17, 2013, in Georgia and California. Cash: $347.6 million.
  9. $590.5 million, Powerball, won May 18, 2013, in Florida. Cash: $370.9 million.
  10. $587.5 million, Powerball, won Nov. 28, 2012, by two tickets, sold in Missouri and Arizona. Cash: $384.7 million
  11. $564 million, Powerballjackpot was won by one ticket in New Hampshire in the drawing on Saturday, January 6, 2018.
  12. $559.7 million Powerball, A single ticket was sold at Reeds Ferry Market in Merrimack, NH. The winning ticket holder wants to remain anonymous.
  13. $543 million Mega Millions.  There was one winning ticket sold in California in the July 2018 drawing.
  14. $536 million Mega Millions, a single ticket was sold in Indiana on July 8, 2016.
  15. $530 million Mega Millions, one winning ticket was sold in California for the June 7, 2019 drawing.
  16. $515 million Mega Millions, one ticket sold in Pennsylvania wins this big jackpot on Friday May 21, 2021.
  17. $490 million dollar Powerball jackpot is up for grabs Wednesday night September 22.
  18. $487 million Powerball, winning ticket was sold in New Hampshire on July 30, 2016
  19. $455 million, Powerball, winning ticket was sold in Pennsylvania on March 17, 2018.
  20. $450 million, Mega Millionsticket was sold in Florida for the January 5th, 2018 drawing.

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