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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5. $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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