SHREVEPORT, LA - If you are a regular player in the big lottery games in Louisiana, you might be having some big dreams today. The big jackpots in Powerball and Mega Millions are now some of the biggest ever.

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What is the Mega Millions Drawing Worth?

There was no big winner in the Mega Millions drawing Tuesday night, so that means the prize climbs to $792 million dollars for the Friday night drawing. It is now #10 on the list of the biggest jackpots in U.S. history. The lump sum one time payout is $381 million.

And the Powerball drawing for tomorrow night is worth $600 million.

Erin McCarty
Erin McCarty

Here’s a list of the top 20 prizes from Powerball and Mega Millions:

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball was won by one ticket in California on November 8, 2022.

2. $1.765 billion Powerball won by one winning ticket in California on October 11, 2023.

3. $1.602 Mega Millions August 8, 2023 won by one ticket in Florida.

4. $1.586 billion Powerball January 13, 2016. There were 3 winning tickets for this prize.

5. These tickets were purchased in Tennessee, Florida, and California. Each had the option to take a lump sum of $327.8 million.

6. $1.348 billion Mega Millions won by one ticket on January 13, 2023. That ticket was sold in Maine.

7. $1.337 billion Mega Millions was won by one ticket in Illinois on July 29, 2022.

8. $1.08 Billion Powerball was won by one ticket in California on July 19, 2023.

9. $1.05 billion Mega Millions was won by the Wolverine FLL Club of Oakland County, Michigan in January of 2021.

10. $792 million Mega Millions is up for grabs on Friday March 15, 2024. Lump sum payout is $381 million.


11. $768.4 million, Powerball won by a single ticket in Wisconsin. Cash: $477 million.

12. $758 million, Powerball won August 24, 2018, by Mavis Wanczyk of Massachusetts. She chose the lump sum payment of $480 million.

13. $699 million, Powerball won on October 4, 2021 in California. The ticket was sold at an Albertson’s grocery store.

14. $687.8 million, Powerball won Oct. 27, 2018. There were two winning tickets. One in Iowa and another in New York.

15. $648 million, Mega Millions, won Dec. 17, 2013, in Georgia and California. Cash: $347.6 million.

16. $630 Million Powerball Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Two winning tickets, one in California and one in Wisconsin will split the jackpot.

17. $600 Million Powerball up for grabs on Saturday March 16, 2024.

18. $590.5 million, Powerball, won May 18, 2013, in Florida. Cash: $370.9 million.

19. $587.5 million, Powerball, won Nov. 28, 2012, by two tickets, sold in Missouri and Arizona. Cash: $384.7 million

20. $559.7 million Powerball, A single ticket was sold at Reeds Ferry Market in Merrimack, NH. The winning ticket holder wants to remain anonymous.

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