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These States Have the Most Jackpot Wins!
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These States Have the Most Jackpot Wins!

Another massive and Mega Millions ® jackpot run is in the books and the big winner came from New Jersey. Read on to find out the luckiest states for both Mega Millions and Powerball® winners!
These States Have the Most Jackpot Wins!

Another two historic jackpot runs are in the books! The $1 billion Mega Millions ® prize was won in New Jersey! This was the 24th time the Mega Millions jackpot was hit in the Garden State, only California and New York have produced more Big Winners.

There was also a $1 billion Powerball jackpot won in Oregon! This is the sixth time the state has won the jackpot and the first time since 2018.

When it comes to Powerball ®, Indiana is the runaway leader when it comes to states with the most jackpot wins. As one of the earliest states to participate in Powerball drawings, dating back to 1990, the Hoosier state has produced 39 big winners, 8 more than any other state. The states that produced the second and third most wins are Missouri and Minnesota, further asserting the area’s dominance of the game.

2023 was a year to remember for the country’s favorite national draw game. The historic New Year’s day drawing was only the third largest jackpot run of the year, with October seeing the second-prize ever at a gargantuan $1.73 billion, easily exceeding the $1.08 billion jackpot won in California in July. Before these two mega runs, there had only been two other billion dollar jackpots in the history of the game. 

No need to worry if you’re outside of the Midwest or California, southern states like Louisiana and Florida and northern states like Pennsylvania and New York have also had their share of winners over the years. 

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