The Ultimate Guide To American Lotteries

If you didn't know, US lotteries are renowned throughout the world for giving away some of the largest lottery prizes in the world.

Learn more about American lotteries and how to play a few of them online at the Lotter by continuing to read!

What American lottery offers the largest first jackpot?

Powerball and Mega Millions top the charts by each offering players starting jackpots of $20 million.  

These start jackpots are also the largest in the globe. In terms of state lotteries, California Superlotto takes first place with a top reward starting at $7 million, followed by Lotto Texas at $5 million.

What Are the Biggest Jackpot Prizes in America?

The largest top reward granted by any lottery was a $1.586 billion jackpot won by US Powerball in 2016, making it the most popular lottery in the world.

While the $1.537 billion Mega Millions top prize paid in 2018 is the greatest lottery prize ever claimed, Powerball currently holds the record for the largest reward ever recorded in history.

A 4-member lottery club in the state of Michigan won the third-largest US lottery prize in January 2021 when they purchased a $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot.

In the US, lotteries are split between state lotteries and multi-jurisdictional lottery games