7 biggest Powerball lottery jackpots 

$2.04 billion

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.

 $1.586 billion

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.

$1.54 billion

On October 23, 2018, the winning ticket for the Mega Millions prize emerged in South Carolina, securing the third-largest jackpot ever recorded.

$1.35 billion

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.

$1.337 billion

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.

$1.05 billion

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.

$768.4 million

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.