Big Jackpot happens every year across different places and undoubtedly bestows the winners with huge cash prize. Every year, most of the winners carry back home significant prices. The mega millions and Powerball have proven to be the most effective tickets for everyone. All of them are given are the cash prizes. Over the years, the lottery jackpots have been making records by setting out such high records. The Mega Millions and Powerball of US, both have seen growth in popularity owing to the changes brought to the game.
Price of the tickets
Back in 2012, the price of the Powerball tickets were brought down to $2. However, in 2013, the odds and problems of the Mega Millions were strength so that people can play it easily. Undoubtedly, it sells out about $300 million.
The $1.58 billion Powerball Jackpot
Three tickets back in January 16, 2013 won the prize of the Powerball Jackpot which had to be split in three parts. Immediately after the win, a couple of 70-years old, John and Lisa Robinson and Maureen Smith immediately came forward to claim their prize. Nonetheless, the third ticket holder, Mar and Marvin Costa took 6 months to come forward to claim the ticket. All of them took home $327.8 million each.
The $648 Million Mega Millions Jackpot
Ira Curry from Stone Mountain, Georgia and Steve Tran from Northern California won the $648 Million Mega Millions Jackpot. They both won the lottery in December 17, 2013. The tickets were sold at Georgia and California respextively. Ira’s ticket number was quite interesting since it was a combination of the birth dates of her family members. Undoubtedly, the luck played a really good charm in this case.
The $590.5 million Powerball Jackpot
84 year old, Gloria MacKenzie from Zephyrhills, Florida won the cash price of $600 million jackpot. Sharing her experience she said that someone else could have been the winner if the person had not allowed her to move ahead in the line. Gloria took the cash price of $278 million. Moreover, she was the only person who did not need to share the prize winner someone else. The annuity jackpot of the price was collected by the single prize winner.
Powerball and Mega Million is undoubtedly one of the highly influential games for everyone. It can be significantly played by everyone and if your luck plays well, you may stand as the winner to millions of dollars.