Record Breaking Jackpot Still Up For Grabs

Record Breaking Jackpot Still Up For Grabs: The multi state Mega Millions lottery grew to a record $ 476 million jackpot entry in the drawing this Friday. The jackpot has risen again, after that no one chose the six winning numbers in the correct balance on Tuesday.mega millions
Several competitors came on Tuesday, with AP reporting that 47 players matched 5 of 6 numbers. Each of these tickets is reportedly worth at least $ 250,000.
The previous all time high premiums were $ 390 million, split by two winners from Georgia and New Jersey in 2007. The game Mega Millions is played in over 40 states, along with Washington, DC, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
So where would be a $ 476 million jackpot is part of the list of richest Americans individuals? Depending on the amount of your winnings are delivered to the government of taxes, you could end up richer than Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who is worth an estimated $ 250 million. You would almost certainly have more cash on hand of NBA superstar LeBron James, who is worth an estimated $ 120 million. And you could buy more meat than all the clothes of Lady Gaga, like last year was estimated to have earned about $ 90 million.
Of course, as we noted here at Sideshow aficionados, winning the lottery has its ups and downs. On Tuesday, Emily Leach, who recently won a $ 1 million Mega Millions lottery in California told the San Jose Mercury News that he had accidentally given away a second winning lottery ticket worth $ 260,000. Leach says he accidentally gave away the ticket to a homeless man, who was intentionally giving $ 100. However, state lottery officials who are reviewing the video of Leach leaving the store where he bought the ticket says that it seems that the man intentionally gave some of lottery tickets that he had just purchased.