Mega Millions jackpot reaches whopping $201 million
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:02:17 GMT —
What would you do with $201 million? That could be the case if you are the lucky winner of Friday's Mega Millions jackpot.
The jackpot is an estimated $201 million because the last 12 jackpots have rolled over without a winner. If you were to win Friday's jackpot, you could also have the cash option prize of $128.3 million.
Not too bad, right?So you want to win? Players in Texas have until 9:44 p.m. Friday to buy a ticket. Mega Millions is also available in Oklahoma, New Mexico and Kansas.The Mega Millions tickets cost only a dollar to play. Those who play also have the option to multiply their non-jackpot winnings up to four times by adding the 'Megaplier' for an extra dollar per play.
The last time the jackpot was won was on Feb. 1 when an Indiana family and a group of Michigan co-workers split a jackpot of $93 million.SO, we want to know: If you plan to buy a Mega Millions ticket, how will you choose your numbers? And if you win, what would you do with the money?