The lottery is a game. Millions of people around the world play it,but only a few make it big winning huge jackpots. This article lists the current top ten lottery winnings in America and around the World. You will be amazed at what you hear.

  1. On March 6, 2007  2 New Jersey residents won 390 million dollars in the New Jersey Lottery. To this day this is the biggest recorded lottery winnings in the United States.  The 2 New Jersey Residents  split a $390 million jackpot with another winner from Georgia . These lucky winners hold the title for winning the largest sum of money in the New Jersey Lottery.Read more here
  2. In Nebraska 8 low income workers meat processing plant jointly bought a single ticket that earned them $365,000,000 during the draw held on the 18th of February 2006. This was the largest winnings ever recorded in the Nebraska Lottery History.
  3. This winner has won the largest single winnings in the lottery in America.  The Chaney family in Oregon won a whopping 340 million dollars.
  4. In England 3 people won 42 million Pounds on January 6th,1996. To date this is the largest lottery winnings in England.
  5. In Michigan Larry and Nancy Ross along with another family won 363 million dollars on May 9th 2000.
  6. On August 25,2007 a Ohio family won $314.3 million in the lottery.
  7. In Ireland a women won 115 million Euro's in the Irish lottery. After winning the jackpot the women became the 72 richest person in Ireland.
  8. Andrew J Whittaker Jr won 314,900,000 in the lottery on December 26,2002
  9. In Italy a  lucky drinker won 71,800,000 Euro's in a bar in Italy.  On the May 4, 2005 this lucky person won over 71 million Euro's in Italy.
  10. For our last lottery winner I have a person with an amazing story. Joan Ginther has won the lottery 4 times. The chances of that happening are 1 in 18 septillion.  Joan has won over 20 million dollars in the lottery. For more on this amazing lady's story go here. Joan Ginther is by far the luckiest lottery player in the world.


You have just read about 10 huge lottery winnings.  Hopefully someday you to will win the lottery and your story will be on the top ten list of lottery winnings. If you want to learn more about the lottery click on this link.