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The 10 biggest US lottery jackpots
Nothing stirs the blood of Americans like a lottery jackpot worth hundreds of millions of dollars or more. Even if chances of getting struck by an asteroid are higher than winning the money, dreams of beachfront houses, lavish vacations and early retirement spur thousands to line up for tickets.
These 10 lottery jackpots are the largest -- and most drooled over -- in U.S. history. Note that all prize amounts are before taxes, which can be substantial.