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A Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner would be the third largest in Mega Millions history. The payout would be $1.025 billion. Yes, BILLION. The pay out options?

  • 30 annual payments over 29 years
  • A lump sum, which would estimated to be $602.5 million before taxes

Some financial planners says, bad advice from family and friends and impulse spending can quickly turn a lottery winner into a loser.

Don’t think it could happen? Check out this list of unlucky lottery winners HERE