Iowa Lottery officials are encouraging people to check their Lotto America tickets immediately because the winner of a historic jackpot hasn't come forward yet. Whoever has that lucky ticket will claim the largest jackpot in Lotto America history.

See the winning numbers and where the ticket was sold, read more about the historic jackpot, and hear advice from a financial advisor on what you should do if you win the lottery below.

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What Should You Do If You Win The Lottery?

A financial expert recently shared how drastically people's lives change after winning a lot of money. She shared true stories about lawsuits, hitmen, and talked about how most winners declare bankruptcy within a few years of winning. Hear those stories in the podcast below and keep reading to find out about the lucky lotto ticket that was just sold in Iowa.

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I think the hardest part of winning a huge amount of money would be all of the new friends and long-lost family members that show up with their hands out seeking financial help.

Jenna Taubel with First Alliance Credit Union in Rochester, Minnesota touches on that outlines the steps you should take to avoid "ruining your life" if you win a big jackpot.

Listen to the podcast in the player below:

Lucky Ticket Sold in Iowa for Lotto America's Biggest Jackpot in History

Iowa Lottery officials say the winning ticket is for the drawing that was held on April 1st. The winner will have the option of annual payments or a lump sum. Either way they'll be super rich. See the lucky numbers and where the ticket was sold below.

Powerball Jackpot Expected To Reach A Whopping Record-Breaking 1.5 Billion Dollars
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The numbers for Saturday's drawing were  2 - 38 - 43 - 46 - 51 - 7 2.

The winning ticket was sold in Dubuque and the person with it will win the record jackpot prize of $40.03 million! It's the largest payout in the history of the Lotto America game. If the winner chooses to take the lump sum they will receive $21.28 million!

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The largest home currently for sale in Minnesota is in Faribault, MN. It's a whopping 13,680 square feet.



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