The multi-state Powerball lottery describing on Saturday will result in a $700 -million payout, shaping it the most significant U.S. raffle jackpot in history.

How much is $700 million?

Here are some eye-popping qualities of comparison:

1. It is more than the gross domestic product of nine different countries.

The sum value of all goods and services produced in each of these countries is less than $700 million:

Comoros

Dominica

The Federated State of Micronesia

Kiribati

The Marshall Islands

Palau

Sao Tome and Principe

Tonga

Tuvalu

Rep. Darrell Issa( R-Calif .) may be the wealthiest is part of Congress, but his fortune does not hold a candle to the record $700 million Powerball jackpot.

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