Biggest U.S. lottery jackpots

Published On: Nov 28 2012 10:21:40 AM CST   Updated On: Jul 07 2016 03:35:33 PM CDT

Friday's Mega Millions jackpot, currently at $540 million, would be the third largest in the history of the game. But where does it rank overall in the top 10 all-time U.S. lottery jackpots?

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6. $564 million -- (Powerball) The Feb. 11, 2015, Powerball jackpot jumped from $500 million the afternoon of the drawing to an estimated $564 million by the time the numbers were chosen. The numbers drawn were 25, 11, 54, 13, 39 - Powerball: 19. The winning jackpot tickets were sold in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico, said Alex Traverso, California Lottery spokesman.

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