2012 will long be remembered by lottery players from around the world. It was the year in which the mighty American Mega Millions lottery rose to a staggering jackpot of $656 million Dollars. Undoubtedly this is the biggest jackpot ever offered by a lottery but what other jackpots have come close to this?
When it comes to sheer mind-blowing, jaw-dropping and knee-bending lottery jackpot amounts there are 4 major lotteries that you cannot ignore:
• Mega Millions
• USA Powerball
• Italian SuperEnaLotto
Many people, however, enjoy playing the lower jackpot lotteries because they have better odds. And let’s be honest, even though some jaded lottery players might like to consider a $10 million Dollar jackpot “small” it is still a stupendously large amount of money.
The truth is that there are no small lottery jackpots here at PlayHugeLottos.com – just some with slightly bigger jackpots than others.
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Amazing American Lottery Jackpots
The biggest jackpot ever won in the world was for the Mega Millions lottery and was won on March 30, 2012 by 3 ticket holders from Maryland, Kansas and Illinois in the USA.
See below for the biggest American lottery jackpots ever won:
|$646 million||Mega Millions|
|$390 million||Mega Millions|
|$380 million||Mega Millions|
|$363 million||Mega Millions|
|$336 million||Mega Millions|
|$331 million||Big Game|
|$330 million||Mega Millions|
Exciting European Lottery Jackpots
October seems to be a lucky month in the European jackpot calendar with 3 of the 10 biggest European jackpot wins occurring in that month.
The top 3 biggest European jackpots ever won were on the pan-European lottery, Euromillions. Scottish couple, Colin and Chris Weir took home an unbelievable €185 million (US$260 million) on the 12th July 2011. The record stood for a little over a year with the Bayfords now crowned as the biggest Euromillions winners of all time with a €190 million win.
See below for the biggest European lottery jackpots ever won:
Bigger And Better But There Is More
America and Europe certainly have many more exciting lotteries to offer other than simply the above games, including:
- SuperLotto Plus
- UK National Lottery
- France Loto
- El Gordo
But it's not just America and Europe with a monopoly on exciting lottery games. If you would rather play lotteries from Southern Hemisphere countries then be sure to give the Brazilian Mega Sena and the Australian Oz Lotto a try.
In fact, EVERY game on PlayHugeLottos.com is worth a try because you never know when your lucky day will arrive or what country it will come from!
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