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Powerball jackpot grows to record $1.9 billion (update November 2022)
Buy tickets online for the next draw of the Powerball Lottery in the USA. You can play online from each country this lottery. Buy your ticket now. Powerball is one of the most popular American Lottery game made for Americans. The lottery is available for the entire world since the beginning of internet. The lottery can be won by guessing the five regular numbers and the Powerball right. The starting amount of the jackpot of Powerball is $40 million.
Mega Millions Lottery is the second big lottery of the USA. Or is is the best and highest US lottery next to the Powerball. The lottery of Mega Millions is available for everyone. People who are not American can participate quite easy by buying tickets from various providers. Once a player has bought tickets via an external provider, he or she will directly receive an Email with the certified tickets.
- The Purple 8 / $2,000,000 powerball
April 28, 2022
- Donald Thompson / $1,000,000, July 1, 2022
- 1,38 billion Mega Millions July 2022
- $2 Million
Washtenaw County, MI
- The Power Pack / $731.1 Million
May 26, 2021
- Thomas Yi / $235.4 Million
March 27, 2021
Winner gallary 2020
- 5/29/2020 / $414 Million won in Arizona
- March 11, 2020- Florida’s 13th Powerball Jackpot Winner Claims $396.9 Million Prize
- $2 Million- Claude Guezodje- Charlotte, NC
The USA winners in 2019
- February 6, 2019 – $2,000,000. Margo K. treated herself to a Powerball ticket for her birthday and ended up with a $2 million present.
Jackpot winners 2018
2018 is just begin and also 2 big winners in january
- October 23, 2018 – New record for Mega Millions now! 1,6 Billion dollar!
- June 20, 2018 – Oregon, 150,4 million Dollar
- March 17, 2018 – Pennsylvania, $456.7 million
- March 24, 2018 – Louisiana, $55.9 million
- May 19, 2018 – New Jersey, $315.3 million
- March 30, 2018: $577.000.000 Mega Millions (New Jersey)
- January 6, 2018 $559,700,000.00 annuity, $352,018,919.39 cash in New Hampshire
- January 5, 2018 $451 million Mega Millions fourth largest jackpot ever
Jackpot winners 2017
Below the biggest winners of all lotteries in the United States of America for 2017:
- August 23, 2017: $758,700,000.00 annuity. The winner is Mavis Wanczyk (second largest jackpot in history)
- June 10, 2017 Cash $447,800,000.00 annuity at Powerball lottery (California)
- May 28, 2017: 61 million dollar at Mega Millions (location: Laguna Hills)
- March 31, 2017: 177 million in Texas
- February 22, 2017 Cash $435,300,000.00 annuity and $263,511,438.99 cash for Powerball
- January 5, 2017: 1 million win Mega Millions in Virginia Beach
Jackpot winners 2016
Below the big winners of all lotteries in the United States of America:
- December 17, 2016 Cash $121,600,000.00 annuity ($72,145,291.83 cash)
- Tennessee: November 26, 2016 Cash $420,900,000.00 annuity ($254,652,358.97 cash)
- William and Heather ten Broeke, Georgia, September 17, 2016 Cash $246,800,000.00 annuity
- Robin Egg 2016 Nominee Trust, New Hampshire, July 30, 2016 Cash $487,000,000.00 annuity
- Smith Family Lottery Pool, New Jersey, May 7, 2016 Cash $429,600,000.00 annuity ($284,097,219.71 cash )
- James Stocklas, Florida, March 2, 2016 Cash $291,400,000.00 annuity ($191,470,307.58 cash)
- Marvin and Mae Acosta, California, January 13, 2016 Cash $1,586,400,000.00 annuity (split)
- The Nickel 95 Trust, Florida, January 13, 2016 Cash $1,586,400,000.00 annuity (split)
- Lisa and John Robinson, Tennessee, January 13, 2016 Cash $1,586,400,000.00 annuity (split)
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Lotteries in the United States
In the United States, lotteries are run by 47 jurisdictions: 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Lotteries are subject to the laws of and operated independently by each jurisdiction, and there is no national lottery organization. However, consortiums of state lotteries jointly organize games spanning larger geographical footprints, which in turn, carry larger jackpots. Two major lottery games, Mega Millions and Powerball, are both offered in nearly all jurisdictions that operate lotteries, and serve as de facto national lotteries.
Gambling as a generalization has roots in the United States and other English colonies as far back as the 1600s. Not every colony allowed gambling, however. The Massachusetts Bay Colony, for example, did not allow cards, dice or gaming tables, even in private residences. In most colonies however, gambling was seen as a harmless distraction as long as it was played in a gentlemanly manner.
The acceptance of gambling in the colonies was fairly short-lived by English investors because it was seen as a sign of laziness and as a vice. The investors saw gambling as a root cause of the colonies’ inability to sustain themselves. Lotteries were used not only as a form of entertainment but as a source of revenue to help fund the colonies. The financiers of Jamestown, Virginia, for instance, funded lotteries to raise money to support their colony. These USA lotteries were quite sophisticated for the time period and even included instant winners. Not long after, each of the 13 original colonies established a lottery system to raise revenue. In early American history, legislators commonly authorized lotteries to fund schools, roads, bridges, and other public works. Evangelical reformers in the 1830s began denouncing lotteries on moral grounds and petitioned legislatures and constitutional conventions to ban them. Recurring lottery scandals and a general backlash against legislative corruption following the Panic of 1837 also contributed to anti-lottery sentiments. From 1844 to 1859 alone, 10 new state constitutions contained lottery bans. By 1890, lotteries were prohibited in every state except Delaware and Louisiana.
State lotteries have become a significant source of revenue for states, raising $17.6 billion in profits for state budgets in the 2009 fiscal year (FY) with 11 states collecting more revenue from their state lottery than from their state corporate income tax during FY2009. Lottery policies within states can have conflicting goals. Given that instructions are passed down from state legislatures, lottery implementation is often expected to be carried out with reduced advertising and funding while still producing the same amount of revenue. This issue led states to look for loopholes in the system. Massachusetts, for example, had its advertising budget dramatically cut, and therefore started using free-play coupons as money to pay for advertising. This led to an IRS investigation into alleged non-reporting of income because the IRS considered the coupons to have monetary value.
National lottery USA
Lotteries in the United States did not always have sterling reputations. One early lottery in particular, the National Lottery, which was passed by Congress for the beautification of Washington D.C. and was administered by the municipal government, was the subject of a major U.S. Supreme Court decision Cohens v. Virginia.
The lottery never paid out, and it brought to light the prevalent issue of crookedness amongst the lotteries in the United States. The wave of anti-lottery protests finally broke through when, by 1860, all states had prohibited lotteries except Delaware, Missouri, and Kentucky. The scarcity of lotteries in the United States meant that tickets were shipped across the country and eventually led to the creation of illegal lotteries. In 1868, after years of illegal operation, the Louisiana Lottery Company obtained a 25-year charter for its state lottery system. The charter was passed by the Legislature due to immense bribing from a criminal syndicate in New York. The Louisiana Lottery Company was a derived 90% of its revenue from tickets sold across state borders. These continued issues of corruption led to the complete prohibition of lotteries in the United States by 1895. It was discovered that the promoters of the Louisiana Lottery Company had accrued immense sums of money from illegitimate sources and that the Legislature was riddled with bribery.
Before the advent of government-sponsored lotteries, many illegal lotteries thrived, such as number games. The first modern government-run US lottery was established in Puerto Rico in 1934. This was followed, decades later, by the New Hampshire lottery in 1964. Instant lottery tickets, also known as scratch cards, were introduced in the 1970s and have become a major source of lottery revenue. Individual lotteries often feature three-digit and four-digit games akin to numbers games; a five number game, and a six number game (the latter two often have a jackpot.) Some lotteries also offer at least one game similar to keno, and some offer video lottery terminals. Presently, many US lotteries support public education systems.
Todays lottery in the States
Today, lotteries are established in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The most recent US lottery to be legalized was in Wyoming, where it began operation on July 1, 2013 although tickets were not sold for about a year.
Some retailers that sit on state lines often offer both state lotteries with state boundaries clearly marked, since such sales still have to occur in the physical state it is offered. One retailer located along U.S. Route 62that is largely in Sharon, Pennsylvania but has a small portion lying inMasury, Ohio sells both the Ohio Lottery and the Pennsylvania Lotteryat one location. The first modern US joint-state lottery game was formed in 1985 inMaine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. In 1988, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) was formed with Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oregon,Rhode Island, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia as its charter members; it is best known for Powerball, which was designed to create large jackpots. Another joint lottery, The Big Game (now called Mega Millions), was formed in 1996 by six other lotteries as its charter members.
Today, all 44 individual state lotteries offer both Mega Millions and Powerball as a result of a 2009 agreement between the Mega Millions consortium and MUSL to cross-license their joint games to one another’s members, although the two organizations continue to administer Mega Millions and Powerball separately. D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands also offer both games. Only the Puerto Rico Lottery offers only Powerball and not Mega Millions.
Among the states that do not have lotteries, Alabama, Mississippi, and Utah cite religious objections. Nevada’s lucrative gambling industry has lobbied against a state lottery there, fearing the competition. Alaska and Hawaii, being outside the contiguous United States, have not felt the pressure of losing sales to competitors.
Lottery games in the United States
– All or Nothing: draw game in Iowa and Minnesota
– Cash4Life: Indiana, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Tennessee, Virginia and Pennsylvania
– 2by2: North Dakota, Kansas and Nebraska
– Hot Lotto: North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia , Delaware, Idaho,
Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire and New Mexico,
– MegaHits: Video slots in Ohio, Rhode Island Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia
– Lucky for Life: Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina , Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Wyoming. Nebraska, South Dakota, and West Virginia were added in in 2017
– Tri-State Lottery (Megabucks Plus°, Pick 3 (Day & Night), Pick 4 (Day & Night), Fast Play: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont
Facts about lotteries in the United States
Some lottery facts in the US are very interesting to know. Other numbers are incredible as well: according to Gallup numbers Americans spend 72.97 billion dollars on lottery tickets in total! This is about 206.69 dollars per person. The average American person spends 233 dollars on lottery tickets every year. People from Massachusetts love to gamble the most, because they are willing to spend about 765 dollars each year on lottery tickets. This is way more than the amount of money spend on lottery tickets in North Dakota. On average, people only spend 45 dollars each year for it, which is the lowest number in all the 50 states.
How do you play American lotteries online?
TheLotter allows its agents to purchase official lottery tickets for customers after they have selected their game, entered their numbers, and bought a ticket. Customers then receive an image of their ticket, which is proof that they owned and participated in the official draw.
Winning US Lottery prizes online can be done with these steps.
TheLotter uses modern technology to make it easy for people outside the US to win prizes and claim them. If you win a non-jackpot prize, the money will be put in your theLotter account for withdrawal once youve received a message from a lottery company. Jackpot prize winners have to pick up their prize in person, and theLotter can provide a free lawyer and flight to the United States to help you collect your prize.
Do lotteries in America get taxed?
The IRS is notified if the win is $600 or more, although some states may tax the win also. Some jurisdictions may also tax the lottery win. For non-US residents, 30% of the win is withheld for taxes. Unlike most European lotteries, US lotteries are taxed at the federal level and by the state where the ticket was purchased, which can be more than $600. In your country, you may have to pay local taxes on your lottery winnings. Check the tax page to see if this is the case.