A new analysis shows the winners of Wisconsin’s lottery jackpots are making more money than those who got a lower amount.

    The analysis, published Tuesday by The Lad, found that those winners who won $1 million or more each in the past two weeks were making nearly $5.6 million in the first half of 2018, compared with $3.1 million in winners who were making less than $1.4 million in those same weeks.

    In addition, those winners were also earning a greater proportion of their earnings in their first-half lump sum than those in the same buckets who had won less.

    The analysis showed that of the 5,924 winners in the second-half, 4,938 were making more than $500,000, which is an average of about $4.8 million per winner.

    That number is roughly equal to the $4 million average annual income of the top 10% of earners in the state.

    In fact, the analysis found that of those 5,949 winners, just 5% of them were earning more than the average Wisconsin household earning $59,000 per year.

    Of those winners making more, just 1.4% earned more than that.

    Among those winners earning more, 2.4 percent were making over $1,000 million, while only 0.4%, or just under 1,300, were making between $500 and $1 billion.

    Overall, Wisconsin’s jackpots were worth about $5 billion.

    The state had a total of 5,818,914 lottery prizes.

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