A Record High For USA Powerball Jackpot

The American Powerball lottery has set a new record for itself! Powerball has smashed its previous record high jackpot of $365 million USD which has stood for the last 6 years. Let’s take a look at some other amazing records!

Sometimes it seems like records are made to be broken. Here are some amazing world records that currently stand:

€190 million – The biggest European lottery jackpot ever (Europe)

Euromillions rolled over 14 times and made 1 UK couple very, very rich!

8,146 – The largest number of dishes on 1 table (China)

In the Chinese city of Wuhan they laid out a feast fit for an Emperor to celebrate the Chinese New Year.

China Plates

275 – The number of guests at the world’s largest underwater wedding (Poland)

We are certain that happy couple Ewa and Paweł Burkowscy are drowning in love.

Drowning in Love

$656 million – The biggest lottery jackpot in the world (USA)

It doesn’t get any bigger (or any better) than this! The historic jackpot was shared by 3 lucky ticket holders.

2,496 – The largest number of people simultaneously rotating a hoop (Taiwan)

Nothing beats a quiet day of twisting in the part with 2,495 other people.

Hula Hoop Record

125 – The most amount of spiders on a human body simultaneously (Australia)

Tom Buchanan from Australia covered himself in a record number of spiders for a total of 55 seconds.


£42 million – The biggest UK Lottery jackpot (UK)

Saturday 6th January 1996 saw the biggest ever UK Lottery jackpot on offer thanks to a double rollover draw.

5.4 meters – The furthest throw of a person (Madrid)

Juha Rasanen from Finland threw a person weighing 60 kg a distance of 5.40m. Don’t worry, the floor was made of mattress material. Click here to watch the video.

Tossing People

1.09 meters – The height of the world’s tallest living dog (USA)

Tucson, Arizona is home to the world’s tallest dog, a Great Dane with the very apt name ‘Giant George’.

Great Dane

€2.35 billion – The size of the world’s largest lottery prize fund (Spain)

Every Christmas the Spaniards celebrate with a giant raffle, the El Gordo de Navidad. You can get your tickets now at PlayHugeLottos.com

We hope the above list has got you in a record-breaking mood!

Be sure to get your USA Powerball tickets in well before close-off on Wednesday to be certain you are in the draw. You could be setting the record for ‘highest Powerball jackpot win ever’ very soon!

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Posted by Vladimir (27/11/2012)

This should win :) Keep my fingers crossed let God be $ 425 million that I won the ticket print out and give to bilblie the Koran. It will record the PowerBall.

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