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