"All about the Powerball Jackpot & see the CURRENT Power Ball Jackpot"
Most jackpot lottery games increase in size when they are not won by way of a Rollover until such time that the winning lottery numbers are selected.
Having said that – some lotteries Rollover more times than others and therefore have much bigger incremental increases each time the top prize is not won – thus producing some huge jackpots.
This is just what makes the Powerball jackpot stand out among the vast majority of world lotteries – the size that its jackpot often reaches – to the point of creating a world record lottery jackpot.
The Powerball jackpot figure and results are eagerly awaited twice every week after the draw has taken place every Wednesday and Saturday evening.
The majority of lottery jackpots around the world tend to PEAK at anywhere between US$ 5 Million & US$ 15 Million and this, of course, would be a fantastic sum of money to win.
Since it began as Lotto America back in 1988 – the Powerball lottery jackpot prize has AVERAGED out at somewhere inbetween US$ 95.5 Million & US$ 141 Million and the exciting thing is that very regularly the Power Ball Results will produce jackpots that rollover to amounts that are very much larger than this.
You will see that – more often than not – the Powerball lottery jackpot is advertised at anything upwards of US$ 100 Million, even US$ 200 Million and very often US$ 300 Million or more making it among the TOP 2 World Lottery games in the whole of the lottery industry and is one of the richest lotteries available.
Every now & then the Power Ball Jackpot will rise to even greater heights of over US$ 300 Million and even US$ 400 Million or more by which time the whole of the lottery playing world will be sitting up and taking notice.
Since various changes were made to the USA Powerball – jackpots have climbed to nearly US$ 600 Million and shocked the lottery world when the US$ 1 BILLION barrier was shattered.
This is what makes the Powerball Lottery such a firm favourite with so many millions of USA Lottery players right across America and the rest of the world.
The size of the Powerball jackpot figures mentioned above are frequent and most other world lotteries are quite simply not capable of producing lottery jackpots so high – the reasons for this we will explain shortly.
Most world lottery jackpot games that increase in size when the top prize is not won have a limit on how many times they can rollover before they roll down with the prize then being shared among the next level of prize winners.
With the Powerball – there is no limit at all as to how many times the Power Ball jackpot can rollover when no-one correctly picks the Powerball winning numbers.
The fact that the Powerball lottery can rollover an unlimited number of times is one of the main reasons why the Powerball jackpot can reach such high levels.
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The biggest Powerball jackpot ever won to date has been an earth-shattering figure of US$ 1.586 BILLION which was won by 3 winning Powerball tickets from California, Florida and Tennessee on January 13th 2016 – dwarfing the previous record jackpot.
The Powerball winning numbers on this very memorable occasion were:- 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, 19 and a Power Ball of 10 and this is the biggest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen so far.
The 2nd biggest Powerball jackpot to date being an incredible US$ 590.5 Million won by 84 year old Gloria C. MacKenzie from Zephyrhills, Florida on May 18th 2013. This also currently stands as the biggest lottery win ever to be won on a single ticket.
The 3rd biggest Powerball Jackpot to have been won so far was the US$ 587.5 Million won by 2 Powerball ticket holders from Arizona and Missouri on November 28th 2012.
The 2 lucky winners of this historic MUSL Powerball jackpot were Matthew Good from Phoenix and Mark and Cindy Hill from Dearborn.
The 4th biggest Powerball jackpot to date was US$ 365 Million which was won by 8 Powerball winners from Nebraska on February 18th 2006 and stood for 7 years as the largest lottery jackpot ever to have been won in the world on a single ticket.
The lucky Powerball winners on this memorable occasion were all colleagues at the ConAgra Foods plant in Lincoln – Michael Terpstra, Robert Stewart, Alain Maboussou, David Gehle, Eric Zornes, Quang Dao, Chasity Rutjens and Dung Tran.
The winning Powerball Numbers for this record jackpot draw were as follows: 5, 17, 43, 44, 48 and the Power Ball was 29.
Apart from these amazing Powerball jackpots here are 12 others just since 2004 that have been in excess of US$ 200 Million – here they are…
On April 12th 2006 a Power Ball jackpot of US$ 224 Million was won by a group of 13 State employees from Missouri – a record at the time for any Missouri Lottery win.
Another huge Power Ball jackpot followed soon afterwards on August 5th 2006 when US$ 208.6 Million was won by a group of 100 from Wisconsin called the “100 Miracles”.
A fourth Powerball Jackpot in 2006 of over US$ 200 Million was won by Tom and Kellie Guderian from Fort Dodge, Iowa on September 23rd. Their US$ 200.8 Million Power Ball jackpot win is still the largest win in the history of the Iowa Lottery.
January 24th 2007 saw a Power Ball jackpot of US$ 254 Million won by the Wilson family from St.Louis – a record Missouri Lottery win at the time.
David W. Coterel, his son David W. Coterel Jr. and daughter Lyn Hiles from the Dayton area of Ohio won a huge US$ 314.3 Million Power Ball jackpot on August 25th 2007.
On March 15th 2008 a Power Ball jackpot of US$ 276.3 Million was won by 8 workers from the Mongolia Tax Office in West Virginia.
The largest ever Power Ball jackpot in New Mexico Lottery history was the incredible US$ 206.9 Million prize won by 9 residents from Roswell on September 27th 2008.
Neila Wanless from Mission, South Dakota won a Powerball jackpot of US$ 232.1 Million on May 27th 2009 – the largest Power Ball jackpot in the history of the South Dakota Lottery.
On August 19th 2009 – Solomon Jackson Jr. enjoyed the largest lottery win in the history of the South Carolina Education Lottery when he correctly matched the winning POWERBALL numbers of 14, 24, 31, 43, 51 and a POWER Ball of 27. Solomon won a life-changing US$ 259.9 Million Powerball jackpot.
Sandra McNeil from new Jersey scooped a US$ 211.7 Million Power Ball jackpot on March 13th 2010 – the largest since the New Jersey lottery began offering the Powerball game on January 31st the same year.
The largest Power Ball jackpot win to be achieved in the State of Missouri occurred on April 21st 2010 when US$ 258.5 Million was won by Chris Shaw from Marshall. This is the largest lottery prize ever won to date in Missouri Lottery history.
June 2nd 2010 saw the Blind Trust from Ohio win the great sum of US$ 261 Million Power Ball jackpot – the largest Powerball win in the State since the Ohio Lottery began selling Powerball Tickets on April 16th 2010.
Another of the main reasons that the Powerball lotto creates such incredibly huge jackpot figures is that it truly is a Multi State lottery. So many of the State Lottery companies across the USA participate in the Powerball game and each of these 47 different State Lotteries has a large proportion of lottery players that play Powerball and help to make up the vast Powerball Prize pool.
With more and more States having joined in offering the Power Ball game this can only mean one thing for the lucky Powerball winner – even bigger jackpot figures due to an ever increasing number of players contributing to the Powerball prize fund.
In addition to all the US Lottery players taking part – now that anyone from around the world can also Play Powerball Online – there are so many players from outside the USA also trying to become Power Ball winners that you can rest assured that the average size of the Power Ball jackpot will only be going in one direction – upwards...
It is now very easy to see how the Power Ball game regularly offers some of the biggest and most exciting lottery jackpots in the world to play for.
The Powerball lottery results speak for themselves – I’m sure we would all like to take advantage of the most relevant and available Powerball Statistics to help us pick those Power Ball winning numbers.
However you may purchase your Powerball Tickets – whether you play Powerball online or buy Powerball Tickets from your local store – you could certainly make your dreams come true and become a Power Ball winner by taking part in the one of the biggest lottery games in the world.
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