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

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Posted at 12:19 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 13:52:50-04

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.

LIST: Luckiest lottery numbers: Powerball, Mega Millions most common picks

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

RankAmountDateLottery
1$1.586 billion1/13/16

Powerball

2$758.7 million 8/23/17

Powerball

3$667 million10/16/2018Mega Millions
4$656 million3/30/12

Mega Millions

5$648 million12/17/13

Mega Millions

6

$590.5 million5/18/13

Powerball

7$587.5 million11/28/12

Powerball

8$564.1 million2/11/15

Powerball

9$559.7 million1/6/18

Powerball

10$543 million7/24/18

Mega Millions

 

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