Irrespective of whether you are feeling lucky or not, you have 535 million reasons to go buy a US Powerball ticket right now!
From the very first moment you buy a Powerball lottery ticket online, you can’t help but start to imagine better future and how all your problems will instantly be fixed. Stress will be a thing of the past, and more importantly your family will have everything they will ever need.
Even if the few bucks to spent purchasing the Powerball ticket might not necessarily buy you the winning ticket, what it will do, is buy you hope.
There is a question that you should ask yourself while daydreaming of winning the gigantic $535 million US Powerball jackpot though, and, no, it’s not what you should buy first or how your life is going to change, because if you win the lottery it WILL change.
The right question is how winning the jackpot will improve your life. There’s more to life than simply buying stuff. Yes, of course you will go out and spoil yourself and those around you. But, what we are talking about is, what can you do once all the boxes are ticked?
Think about this now, before you buy a Powerball lottery ticket, as this will give you the foresight and will to use your money wisely, and at the same time, give your life more value than you ever thought possible.
The 7 biggest US Powerball jackpot winners
With the Powerball jackpot soaring to near jackpot record heights once again, let's take a look back at the seven biggest US Powerball jackpot winners.
The next winner or winners of the Powerball will take home at least $535 million total. That would make it the eighth biggest drawing in lottery history. And if no one wins on Saturday night, those winnings will keep getting higher.
Until we learn what the final number will be, here's a look at the current 10 largest lottery jackpots and some of the lucky people who won big.
7. $447.8 million Powerball jackpot win
Kicking off the list we start off with Jeff Lindsay and his family from Califonia, who won $447.8 million on the Powerball lotto game on June, 10, 2017. Lindsay said they would be seeking advice from a number of experts on how to best handle the the money.
"Once things calm down, we plan on working closely with our team of advisors to determine how to properly manage and invest this newfound wealth to ensure that we can support our family and causes that are important to us for many generations to come," he said.
6. $448.4 million Powerball jackpot win
Getting a little bigger, but going back in time, we have two winning Powerball lotto ticktets who won $448.4 million back in August 7, 2013. Winning tickets sold in New Jersey and Minnesota. The Ocean's 16 group (lottery syndicate) who came forward to claim their share of the prize, were all employees of Ocean County, New Jersey. While many said they intended to stay at their jobs for the near future, Paul White said he had often imagined winning many times before he won. Mario Scarnici from Monmouth Junction, New Jersey did not share his plans for his winnings.
5. $487 million Powerball jackpot win
Won July 30, 2016. The anonymous winner in New Hampshire made an initial donation of $100,000 with their winnings, according to Powerball.
4. $564.1 million Powerball jackpot win
The winning Powerball tickets sold for this jackpot came from Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico on Feb. 11, 2015.
3. $587.5 million Powerball jackpot win
Won Nov. 28, 2012. Winning tickets sold in Missouri and Arizona. The winners, Cindy and Mark Hill said they planned on paying for the college educations for their four granddaughters and their four nieces and nephews.
2. $590.5 million Powerball jackpot win
Won by Gloria MacKenzie on May 18, 2013. Winning ticket sold in Florida.
1. $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot win
Won Jan. 13, 2016. Winning tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee, making the annuitized amount for each winning ticket nearly $528.8 million. The Robinson family of Munford, Tenn., showed up with their dog to claim their winnings. The Florida winner, who claimed her prize with a trust, told Powerball that she had been playing the same number for years before it finally paid off.
After looking at these lucky Powerball winners, we would like to remind you that there are four C’s in life:
Choices, Chances, Changes and CASH!
Make a choice, take a chance and win a life-changing amount of cash, a $535 Million Powerball Jackpot to be exact!
Best of luck!
The PlayUSALotteries.com Team