What is the most money someone has won from the lottery?

Rank Jackpot Game
1 $1,586.4 Powerball
2 $1,537 Mega Millions
3 $1,050 Mega Millions
4 $768.4 Powerball

Do online lotto tickets ever win?

Recently there have been some exciting wins by people purchasing online lottery tickets. In April this year, an Oz Lotteries member from the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales was the sole winner of the $30 Million Powerball mega jackpot. …

Who are the biggest lottery winners of all time?

That’s $218.6 million each. Merle and Patricia Butler were the only winners to come forward publicly, and they were coy about how they planned to spend the money, saying only that they’d take the lump sum of $157 million and spend on the advice of their financial planners and attorneys. What savvy folks.

What did the winners of the Mega Millions do with their money?

Jim and Carolyn McCullar, of Ephrata, Washington, won Mega Millions on Jan. 4, 2011: $380 million Jim McCullar told reporters that he planned to put his lottery winnings in the bank, write some checks to his six kids, and donate to charity.

What did the lottery winners plan to do with their money?

Nabors, a 52-year-old truck driver, told the Today Show that he planned to buy a house for his daughter so that she could move out of her mobile home, pay off mortgages for his mom, sister, and other family members, and buy a fishing boat for his son. For himself, he reported fairly low-key plans: “I’m going fishing.”

Who was the biggest Powerball winner in history?

Robert and Frances Chaney of Jacksonville, Oregon, and Steve and Carolyn West of Medford, Oregon, won Powerball on October 19, 2005: $340 million