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Mega Millions now has the largest jackpot in its history: $667 million

Posted: 1:19 PM, Oct 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-16 17:52:50Z

The combined jackpot between Powerball and Mega Millions this week is now more than $1 billion.

Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot, which is now at $667 million, is the largest this lottery has ever seen.

The drawing for the record-breaking Mega Millions is at 11 p.m. Eastern today.

Wednesday's Powerball drawing is now at $345 million.

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Take a look at the list below for the largest jackpots in U.S. history, according to the Arizona Lottery:

Rank Amount Date Lottery
1 $1.586 billion 1/13/16

Powerball

2 $758.7 million  8/23/17

Powerball

3 $667 million 10/16/2018 Mega Millions
4 $656 million 3/30/12

Mega Millions

5 $648 million 12/17/13

Mega Millions

6

$590.5 million 5/18/13

Powerball

7 $587.5 million 11/28/12

Powerball

8 $564.1 million 2/11/15

Powerball

9 $559.7 million 1/6/18

Powerball

10 $543 million 7/24/18

Mega Millions

 

In the United States, the current Mega Millions jackpot is the third largest jackpot for any lottery in the nation.