Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $291 Million
CHICAGO (CBS) — Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could put a lot of presents under the tree.
$291 million worth of presents.
Or, if you take the lump sum cash option–$157 million.
Of course, you’ll have to pay state and federal taxes.
So, “only” about $110 million for people in Illinois, according to USAMega.com. ($112 million for folks in Indiana; $105 million in Wisconsin.)
The drawing is Friday night.
Make your list, buy your tickets … and good luck.