Compare the biggest jackpot won.
In general it is believed that Spain Sorteo Extraordinario de Navidad is the largest lottery in the world. At Christmas 2003 the prize fund was close to around $ 2.2 billion with the first prize of $ 470 million and the second of $ 235 million. However, because every number entered is printed on 170 tickets that are usually sold in the faction (usually perception perception), El Gordo’s prize is usually divided between several winners. Therefore the winners received by single players are generally less than in other popular lotteries and far from the concept of “winner-to-all” popular elsewhere.
Mega Millions reported the world’s largest lottery prize of $ 390,000,000 on March 6, 2007 and shared between two payers, one from Georgia and another from New Jersey.
The biggest Powerball jackpot of $ 315 million was taken by West Virginia Native Andrew J. Whittaker on December 25, 2002. However, because he chose Lump Sum, a gift after the tax was around $ 114 million.
$ 193 million California Lotto Jackpot was distributed among the three players on February 16, 2002, turning into the biggest in the history of the country lottery game.
$ 45.8 million seems to be the biggest lottery jackpot in Michigan Lottery Records, won in 1995 and shared by three winners.
More than $ 100 million Jackpot, the largest in the history of the Florida lottery, was taken on September 14, 1990 when the six ticket holders divided the $ 106.5 million jackpot, each earned $ 17.75 million.
An estimated $ 145 million Texas Lotter Jackpot was hit on June 19, 2004.
Euromillions’s biggest jackpot was taken on February 3, 2006 when three players, two from France and one from Portugal, shared EUR 183 million.
The winner of the biggest lottery of the Italian Superenalotto received so far was hit on May 4, 2005 and amounted to EUR 71,800,000.
The German national lottery won the biggest lottery of EUR37,600,000 taken on October 7, 2006.
The biggest prize in England was Bandar Judi Bola hit on January 6, 1996 and amounted to GBP 42,000,000.
When writing PowerBall has a better chance to win than Mega Millions, namely 1: 146 million.
However, it is expected that PowerBall will change the double matrix in January 2009, making the jackpot more difficult to win (1: 195 million) versus the current Mega Millions game (1: 176 million).
Mega millions are expected to change the matrix too; It’s not known when, or how far, as of August 2008
On January 4, 2009, Florida will join the Powerball game. They say this is one of the main reasons behind the changes in the Double Powerball matrix.
Apparently, Florida Lotto had a better chance than the California lottery as the previous number at 1:23 million while Superlotto California’s opportunity was at 1:41 million.
The opportunity to hit the Texas lottery is now at almost 1:26 million.