What Would You Do With $540 Million?

Mega Millions jackpot over half a billion dollars.

Okay, logically we all know the odds of winning the lottery are microscopic, that doesn't stop us from dreaming.

After two drawings with no winners, the Mega Millions jackpot is up to $540 million as of Friday morning. That's over half a billion dollars—already a record, and the drawing is still hours away.

Mega Millions tickets are still available in Chatham at several locations, including the following:

If you won, what would you do with all that money?

This reporter would pay off her student loans and other debts, and those of her siblings—maybe even some readers'! Then

Tell us your favorite place to buy lottery tickets in the comments, and share what you would do if you won this giant pile of cash. Would you take a swim in it a la Scrooge McDuck? Go on a cruise … or maybe buy the cruise ship?

Share your champagne wishes and caviar dreams in the comment section. 


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