Biggest U.S. lottery jackpots

Published On: Nov 28 2012 10:21:40 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 12 2016 10:25:55 AM CST

With Wednesday's Powerball drawing now set at $1.5 billion, the largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history, take a look at the current top 10 jackpots of all time.

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1. $656 million (Mega Millions) -- Won in March 2012 by three tickets purchased in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland. This is noted as the largest cash payout in American lottery history.

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