On November 7, 2022, the record-breaking Powerball lottery jackpot was claimed. The winning ticket was purchased at Joe's Service Center, located in Altadena, California, a town situated just north of Pasadena.
The Powerball's second-largest jackpot was divided among three lucky winners. On January 13, 2016, the winning numbers were drawn, and tickets purchased in California, Florida, and Tennessee matched, resulting in a shared victory.
On October 23, 2018, the winning ticket for the Mega Millions prize emerged in South Carolina, securing the third-largest jackpot ever recorded.
A staggering $1.35 billion prize in the Mega Millions drawing held on January 13, 2023, was claimed by a sole ticket-holder in Maine. State lottery officials have confirmed that the winning ticket was purchased at Hometown Gas & Grill in Lebanon, Maine.
After a few weeks, the fortunate winner of the Mega Millions lottery was finally revealed—a single individual from Illinois who had purchased the winning ticket on July 29, 2022.
The Mega Millions drawing on January 22, 2021, awarded a ticket worth slightly over $1 billion to a collective known as the Wolverine FLL Club of Oakland County.
On March 27, 2019, Manuel Franco from Wisconsin emerged as the fortunate winner of a staggering $768.4 million prize in the Powerball drawing. Mr. Franco wasted no time in seizing the opportunity, promptly resigning from his job within a mere 48 hours of his life-changing victory.