$750m Powerball drawing one of the US's largest jackpot winnings

2019-03-27 19:25

Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing will be an estimated $750m, which would be the fourth-largest grand lottery prize in US history.

Here is a look at the 10 largest US jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:

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

2. $1.537bn, Mega Millions, October 23, 2018 (one ticket, South Carolina)

3. $758.7m, Powerball, August 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

4. $687.8m, Powerball, October 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

5. $656m, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)

6. $648m, Mega Millions, December 17, 2013 (two tickets, from California and Georgia)

7. $590.5m, Powerball, May 18, 2013 (one ticket, from Florida)

8. $587.5m, Powerball, November 28, 2012 (two tickets, from Arizona and Missouri)

9. $564.1m, Powerball, February 11, 2015 (three tickets, from North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas)

10. $559.7m, Powerball, January 6, 2018 (one ticket, New Hampshire)

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