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Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot at $540 Million - Top 25 Largest Lottery Jackpots Ever Won

Mar 30, 2012

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is still claiming ahead of Friday night's drawing as many players are buying multiple tickets and pool players are increasing their buys.

Many people who never played the lottery are wandering into their local convenience store and purchasing tickets and even multiples.

Mega Millions drawing tonight is the largest jackpot in history. (Top 25 below)

This is now the largest jackpot in history - it will take the number one spot once it is won, either tonight, or sometime in the future.

Check below for the top 25 lottery winners of all-time.

1. $390 million, Mega Millions, won March 6, 2007, by 2 tickets, in Georgia and New Jersey. (Cash payout was $233.1 million, second all-time.)

2. $380 million, Mega Millions, won Jan. 4, 2011, drawing, in Idaho and Washington State. (Cash payout of $240 million was biggest ever.)

3. $365 million, Powerball, won Feb. 18, 2006, in Nebraska. (Biggest win ever for a single ticket.)

4. $363 million, Big Game, won May 9, 2000, by 2 tickets, in Illinois and Michigan.

5. $340 million, Powerball, won Oct. 19, 2005, in Oregon.

6. $336 million, Mega Millions , won Aug. 28, 2009, by two tickets, in New York and California.

7. $331 million, Big Game , won April 16, 2002, by three tickets, in Georgia, Illinois and New Jersey.

8. $330 million, Mega Millions , won Aug. 31, 2007, by four tickets, in New Jersey, Maryland, Texas and Virginia.

9. $319 million, Mega Millions, won March 25, 2011, in New York. (Biggest Mega Millions jackpot won by a single ticket.)

10. $315 million, Mega Millions, won Nov. 15, 2005, by 1 ticket in California.

11. $314.9 million, Powerball, won Dec. 25, 2002, by 1 ticket in West Virginia.

12. $314.3 million, Powerball, won Aug. 25, 2007, in Indiana.

13. $310 million, Powerball, for Feb. 11, 2012, drawing. ($193.4 million cash jackpot biggest ever for Powerball.)

14. $295.7 million, Powerball, won July 29, 1998, in Indiana.

15. $295 million, Powerball, won Aug. 25, 2001, in four states, Delaware, Kentucky, New Hampshire and Minnesota.

16. $294 million, Mega Millions, won July 2, 2004, in Maryland.

17. $276.3 million, Powerball, won by March 15, 2008, in West Virginia.

18. $275 million, Mega Millions, won Feb. 22, 2008, in Georgia.

19. $270 million, Mega Millions, won Feb. 28, 2006, in Ohio.

20. $266 million, Mega Millions, won May 4, 2010, in California.

21. $265 million, Mega Millions, won April 18, 2006 in Ohio.

22. $261.3 million, Powerball won July 9, 2003, by 2 tickets, in Pennsylvania and Missouri.

23. $261.6 million, Powerball, won June 2, 2010, by one Ohio ticket.

24. $259.9 million, Powerball, won Aug. 19, 2009, in South Carolina.

25. 258.5 million, Powerball, won April 21, 2010, in Missouri.

 


 

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