The Powerball jackpot for July 19 was set to pay out $1 billion before taxes, although some states take a bigger chunk than others. It’s the third-largest sum in Powerball history and the seventh-largest lottery jackpot of any kind.
Meanwhile, the Mega Millions draw for July 21 was at $720 million.
Lottery winners do not have a good history of success with their riches. Would you do better?
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