The chances are small as it is to win a lottery jackpot but if you were to have that stroke of luck to win both Mega Millions tonight and Powerball tomorrow, you would take home almost $1 billion. What would you do with the winnings?
Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot is up to $382 million as of this writing (Wednesday, August 9) and I'm ready to get my ticket in hopes of pulling in that jackpot. Here's my plan on what I would do with it.
With a Mega Millions jackpot so huge, you might have hoped that 15 winners would share that insane amount of money, but it turns out one winner gets $540 million after Friday's drawing. And the winning ticket didn't come from Texas. But here's why that's a good thing.