top jackpots won in the United States Mega Millions lotteries

Here's a look at the top jackpots won in the United States, between the Powerball and the Mega Millions lotteries:

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 7, 2022: California

2. $1.602 billion, Mega Millions, Aug. 8, 2023: Florida

3. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016: Three winners in California, Florida, Tennessee

4. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018: Won in South Carolina

5. $1.348 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 13, 2022: Won in Maine

6. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022: Illinois