The 10 Largest U.S. Lottery Jackpots Awarded Up 'Til TodayThe Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $1.5 billion — the largest lottery jackpot in the world. Here's a look at the 10 previous highest jackpots and the winners' home states.
MN Lottery Sales To Set New RecordThe Minnesota Lottery will set a new sales record for the sixth consecutive year. According to the Lottery’s Executive Director Ed Van Petten, last year’s record amount of $520 million will easily be passed. “Sales for the current fiscal year were already ahead of last years by the end of May,” Van Petten said. “When we close out the fiscal year on June 30, we will be well ahead of last year’s total sales.”