A nationwide rush to buy Mega Millions tickets has pushed tonight's jackpot higher. It now stands at $355 million, the second largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.
If a single player wins the jackpot, the annual annuity payment would be $13,653,846 million for 26 years. Of course that is before taxes are taken out.
A single lump sum value, before taxes, is $224.2 million.