Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $640 Million

The largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history leaped even higher to $640 million as throngs of hopefuls bought fistfuls of last minute tickets. The cash lump sum payment is now worth $462 million, up from $389.8 million. The drawing earlier today was just $540 million, surpassing the estimated $476 million jackpot and previous record of $390 million. But it jumped by $100 million as long lines of ticket buyers jammed stores for their chance to join the country's one percent. A now eye-popping...Full Story
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