Meet the lucky winners of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history

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Thursday, January 14, 2016
1. $1.586 billion (Powerball) Won Jan. 13, 2016. Winning tickets sold in California, Florida and Tennessee.
2. $656 million (Mega Millions). Won March 30, 2012. Winning ticket claimed by Merle and Pat Butler of Red Bud, Ill.
2. $656 million (Mega Millions). Won March 30, 2012. Winning ticket claimed by anonymous group called "the three amigos" in Maryland.
3. $648 million (Mega Millions). Won Dec. 17, 2013. Winning ticket in Georgia sold to Ira Curry, her home seen here.
3. $648 million (Mega Millions). Won Dec. 17, 2013. Winning ticket purchased in California by Steve Tran.
4. $590.5 million (Powerball). Won by Gloria MacKenzie, seen left, on May 18, 2013. Winning ticket sold in Florida.
5. $587.5 million (Powerball). Won Nov. 28, 2012. Winning ticket claimed in Missouri by Mark and Cindy Hill.
5. $587.5 million (Powerball). Won Nov. 28, 2012. Winning ticket claimed in Arizona by Matthew Good.
6. $564.1 million (Powerball). Two of three winning tickets were claimed anonymously in Puerto Rico and Texas for this Feb. 11, 2015 jackpot.
6. $564.1 million (Powerball). Marie Holmes of North Carolina claimed one of three winning ticket for this jackpot on Feb. 11, 2015.
7. $448.4 million (Powerball). Winning ticket claimed for Aug. 7, 2013 jackpot by Paul White of Ham Lake, Minn.
7. $448.4 million (Powerball). Winning ticket claimed for Aug. 7, 2013 jackpot by The Ocean's 16 group of Ocean, N.J.
8. $425.4 million (Powerball). Won Feb. 19, 2014. Winning ticket sold in California to B. Raymond Buxton.
9. $414 million (Mega Millions). Won March 18, 2014. Winning ticket claimed by Raymond Moyer and Robyn Collier of Merritt Island, Fla.
10. $399.4 million (Powerball). Won Sept. 18, 2013. Winning ticket claimed anonymously in South Carolina.
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1. $1.586 billion (Powerball) Won Jan. 13, 2016. Winning tickets sold in California, Florida and Tennessee.
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Powerball mania reached a fever pitch Wednesday, with at least three winning tickets finally being sold in the largest jackpot in U.S. history. The lucky overnight mutli-millionaires will be splitting a whopping $1,586,400,000, blowing the previous record of $656 million out of the water.

While you wait for the jackpot to crawl back up again, here's a look at the 10 largest lottery jackpots and some of the lucky people who won big.

Mega Millions

Powerball is played in 43 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.