Going crackpot over jackpot: Americans go nuts over $ 2.2billion lottery
Oct 25, 2018, 20:57
A 2016 Powerballjackpot that was worth $1.58 billion is the current record-holder for largest jackpot in history.
At the same time, the Powerball jackpot has climbed to $620 million.
Yes, that headline is correct: The Mega Millionsjackpot is at $1.6 billion.
Drawings are held at 11 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Check your numbers: victor announced in record $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery, the largest jackpot in the history of the game.
Mega Millions is already the largest jackpot in USA history and Powerball is in the top five.
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"Pray to God I'll live another 60 years to spend that money", Ralph said.
The Mega Millions lottery game is played in 44 states and several US territories.
No residents in Arizona became overnight billionaires this weekend, but at least one lucky person will be able to cash in their Powerball ticket for a cool $1 million.
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Both lottery jackpots will approach new heights this week.
Lottery prizes more than $5,000 are subject to state and federal taxes, meaning winners in Maryland take home about two-thirds of the total prize money.
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