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    What are the 10 largest US lottery jackpots ever won?

    September 30, 2021 GMT

    A look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:

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

    2. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, South Carolina)

    3. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (one ticket, Michigan)

    4. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, Wisconsin)

    5. $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

    6. $731.1 million, Powerball, Jan. 20, 2021 (one ticket, from Maryland)

    7. $687.8 million, Powerball, Oct. 27, 2018 (two tickets, from Iowa and New York)

    8. $656 million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)

    9. $648 million, Mega Millions, Dec. 17, 2013 (two tickets, from California and Georgia)

    10. $590.5 million, Powerball, May 18, 2013 (one ticket, from Florida)

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    Sources: AP archives, www.megamillions.com and www.powerball.com