Wealth managers Tim Davidson, second left, Greg Skidmore, center, and Brandon Lacoff, second right, pose Monday, Nov. 28. 2011 with a ceremonial check after the men claimed a $254.2 million Powerball jackpot the won on Nov. 2, in Rocky Hill, Conn. The jackpot was the largest ever won in Connecticut and the 12th biggest in Powerball history. The largest previous lottery jackpot in Connecticut was $59.5 million in June 2005.
Big Jackpot Winners
A look at some of the jackpot winners of Mega Million and Powerball with the highest prize in the recent past.