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.
The Mega Millions jackpot is now up to a lottery world record payout of $540 million!! Even if you took the cash payout, which most all winners do, that would be a lump sum of over $390 million. Let's take a look at what that could buy.