Thousands of people are hoping that good luck will shine on them today as they are hoping to match 6 numbers in tonight's Powerball drawing.

There hasn't been a Powerball winner since July 19th. The last grand prize winner was from California and took home $1.08 billion dollars.

Tonight's Powerball is the 2nd largest in Powerball history at $1.73 billion dollars. So where does that put this jackpot in Lottery history? The same spot as it is on the Powerball list, number 2 overall.

Here are the Top 10 biggest lottery jackpots in US History.

1. $2.04 billion, Powerball, Nov. 8, 2022 (one ticket, from California)

2. $1.586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, and Tennessee)

3. $1.58 billion, Mega Millions, Aug. 8, 2023 (one ticket, from Florida)

4. $1.537 billion, Mega Millions, Oct. 23, 2018 (one ticket, from South Carolina)

5. $1.35 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 13, 2023 (one ticket, from Maine)

6. $1.337 billion, Mega Millions, July 29, 2022 (one ticket, from Illinois)

7. $1.08 billion, Powerball, July 19, 2023 (one ticket, from California)

8. $1.05 billion, Mega Millions, Jan. 22, 2021 (one ticket, from Michigan)

9. $768.4 million, Powerball, March 27, 2019 (one ticket, from Wisconsin)

10. $758.7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

If no one claims the Powerball tonight, this run of Powerball jackpot rollovers could end up making this run of Powerball the largest in United States history.

What about New York? The take-home sum of $756.6 million dollars would almost double the current largest jackpot ever won by a New York resident.

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5.$208 Million Dollars

Daniel Bruckner claimed the Mega Millions jackpot winning just a shade over $200 million dollars in December of 2011.

4. $319 Million Dollars

Seven co-workers from Albany pulled their money and had the winning ticket for the Mega Millions. They took home $319 million dollars in 2011.

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3. $326 Million Dollars

Harold Diamond held the record for the largest lottery jackpot in New York for seven years. He took home the Mega Millions jackpot in 2014.

2. $432 Million Dollars

This winning Mega Millions ticket was sold in September of 2021. The NY Lottery does not know who owns the tickets.

1. $476 Million Dollars

Johnnie Taylor took home the jackpot from the Mega Millions drawing in April of 2023.

So will you be adding your name to this list? If you do, don't forget about me!

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