No Mega Millions Winner; Powerball Jackpot Tonight Is $550 Million
So, if you won $550 million dollars, how much would you give to a close friend? 10 million? 5 million? 1 million? Anything?
Marjo, with an Earth-shattering roll of the eyes, agreed to fork over 1 million to Slater if she were to win on Wednesday evening.
Since there was no jackpot winner for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing (12-14-26-28-33 MB 09), that jackpot jumps to $750 million (fifth largest in history) on Saturday.
There was one winner (Florida) who matched all 5 numbers minus the mega ball, winning $2 million.
Slater and Marjo also spoke of how hard it really is to win! Your odds: 1 in 292,000,000.
But, if you don't play, you can't win.
After years of playing family members' birthdays and anniversaries, I opt for the quick-pic option now. I guess that is not a bad thing...
In general, most jackpot winners come from quick picks, in which players opt to have the machine choose their numbers randomly rather than picking numbers themselves. -sun-sentinel.com
If you do opt for the quick-pic and your normal, regular handpicked numbers DO happen to win, whattya do then?!
I suggest playing them both.
FUN FACT: If you win Powerball tonight, you will still be WAY less rich than Elon Musk. Musk was just named the richest person in the world (net worth $191 billion).
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sits at a close second, worth $182 billion, and Bill Gates third worth $129 billion.
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