What Would You Do with $2.2 Billion?

That’s the estimated jackpot this week with Mega Millions and Powerball combined. Have you played yet?

Oh my, this is getting silly.

Two point two billion dollars – That’s $2.2 billion – is up for grabs this week led by Tuesday’s record breaking $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing, the largest in U.S. history.
No one hit Friday’s Mega Millions $1 billion jackpot. There were also no winners in Saturday’s $477 million Powerball drawing, driving Wednesday’s prize to reach an expected $620 million.

A new house, car, and dreamy vacation are all on the minds of those hoping to cash in on the big prize.

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Lottery officials can’t even explain it, outside of the fact rules have tightened, creating less frequent payouts but larger sums to winners in recent years.

It’s a rare event, indeed, with that much money on the line, giving millions Lotto Fever to win billions – more than $2.2 billion, in fact.

Lottery officials say 280 million Mega Millions tickets were sold for Friday’s drawing.
Maybe it’s time to listen to those who say, “You can’t win if you don’t play.”