NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Friday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing is estimated to be a whopping $970 million, making it the largest jackpot in the game's history and the second largest in the US lottery jackpot history.
The Mega Millions jackpot ballooned to a record high $970 million overnight. Friday's Mega Millions along with Wednesday's Powerball jackpot, which stands at $345 million, are worth more than a billion dollars.
The Tennessee Lottery said ticket sales in July, August and September were the second highest they've ever been.
If a Tennessean wins the $970 million jackpot, here's what he or she could do with the winnings: