It seems with every year that goes by, the lottery jackpots get bigger, especially with some of the rollover jackpots available around the world for you to buy lottery tickets for. In the UK, the National Lottery is only allowed to rollover three times, but not so for other lottery draws, which means many lottery jackpots reach unthinkable amounts of cash.
Trouble is, it's hard to decide which of the big worldwide lottery draws to play, especially when they all have such big rollovers. Here's a look at some of the lottery draws from around the world that boast some of the biggest rollover jackpots.
The SuperEnalotto Italian Lottery has to be first on our list, having smashed the world record lottery jackpot for a rollover draw in October 2011. After months of rollover jackpots, a lottery jackpot of over €177 was won a single ticketholder who purchased 70 lottery tickets, this may have been a rollover syndicate or a single lottery player but as they chose anonymity this is not known.
Another great lottery draw for rollover jackpots is the MegaMillions Lottery, which has starting jackpots of $12 million. It currently holds the world record for the largest jackpot prize ever, which equated to $656 million. This was won in March 2012 and shared between three ticket holders. US MegaMillions lottery winnings are subject to tax.
The odds of having a jackpot-winning Euromillions lottery ticket are around 1 in 117 million and this ensures plenty of rollover jackpots. The record Euromillions Lottery jackpot of €190 million was won by Adrian and Gillian Bayford from Suffolk, UK on 10th August 2012.
The US multi-state Powerball Lottery is one of the most popular lottery draws in the world, not least because of it's rollover jackpots. Rollovers are common on the Powerball and the rollover jackpots are often as high as $100 million. The Powerball record rollover jackpot was worth $590,500,000 and was won by one ticket from Florida in May 2013.
We hope this helps you to create a list of the lottery draws worth buying lottery tickets for around the world, if you're a fan of lottery rollovers. Thanks to the Internet, you're not stuck with local lottery jackpots any more, you can buy lottery tickets for some of the biggest rollover jackpots from around the world.