The top 10 largest US Jackpots

The top 10 largest US Jackpots
A sign displays the estimated Mega Millions jackpot at a convenience store in Chicago, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Friday's jackpot has soared to $1 billion, the second-largest prize in U. S. lottery history. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated .6 billion jackpot in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing and an estimated million in Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot.

A look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and the states where the winning tickets were sold:

1. .586 billion, Powerball, Jan. 13, 2016 (three tickets, from California, Florida, Tennessee)

2. .7 million, Powerball, Aug. 23, 2017 (one ticket, from Massachusetts)

3. million, Mega Millions, March 30, 2012 (three tickets, from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland)

4. million, Mega Millions, Dec. 17, 2013 (two tickets, from California and Georgia)

5. .5 million, Powerball, May 18, 2013 (one ticket, from Florida)

6. .5 million, Powerball, Nov. 28, 2012 (two tickets, from Arizona and Missouri)

7. .1 million, Powerball, Feb. 11, 2015 (three tickets, from North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas)

8. .7 million, Powerball, Jan. 6, 2018 (one ticket, New Hampshire)

9. million, Mega Millions, July 24, 2018 (one ticket, California)

10. million, Mega Millions, July 8, 2016 (one ticket, from Indiana)

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Sources: AP archives, www.megamillions.com and www.powerball.com