Three tickets were sold for the $640 million Mega Millions jackpot.
The lump sum payment is $462 million.
Split three ways that is $154 million each. Not a bad payday assuming each person only played a couple of bucks in tickets.
Overall, playing the lottery is a guaranteed way to lose money. Some estimates believed that over 1 billion tickets were sold to the last Mega Millions payout. That means 999,999,997 people didn’t win and 3 did.