The potential Mega Millions lottery payout has reached a new record high at $500 million. The next drawing will be held on Friday.
According to a story in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, “Julie Baldridge, a spokesman for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, said the figure represents the highest jackpot ever in any lottery. Mega Millions jackpots start at $12 million and grow when no one matches all six numbers. The current jackpot started with a draw on Jan. 25 and had swelled to $376 million in Tuesday’s drawing.”
We’re wondering this week if you’ll go out of your way to play the lottery based on this record-setting jackpot total?