How to Win the Mega Millions Jackpot
The Mega Millions jackpot has been climbing steadily for over three months. The odds of winning the jackpot are currently one in 302.6 million. The last jackpot winner claimed a $20 million top prize. If the current jackpot is won, it would be the fourth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. It is also the largest payout for a single lottery winner.
While the odds of winning the lottery are extremely low, lottery pools are an excellent way to increase your chances without increasing your investment. In April 2012, a group of officemates at SEPTA won a $172.7 million Mega Millions jackpot. In 2011, a group of seven officemates split a $319 million Mega Millions jackpot.
There have been many notable jackpots. The largest single ticket jackpot in the French Lotto has been EUR30,009,676. The largest single-ticket jackpot in the United Kingdom is PS66.1 million. In April 2016, a single ticket winner in the United Kingdom won PS35.1 million. Regardless of the lottery’s size, the biggest jackpot winner was anonymous.
As a lottery winner, it is important to protect your identity. While winning the lottery is an amazing feeling, it is best to keep your identity confidential. This way, you won’t have to worry about scammers or long-lost friends trying to take advantage of you. If you’re lucky enough to win the jackpot, you should consider accepting it through a legal entity such as a trust.