$1.05 billion Mega Million jackpot
The recent $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot is just one example of a surge in huge payouts.
The pandemic has led to an increase in lottery sales as people look for ways to cope with stress and boredom.
The rise of online gambling has also contributed to the surge in payouts.
Lottery companies have been increasing the size of their jackpots to attract more players.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in 302.5 million.
Some experts warn that the surge in gambling could lead to addiction and financial problems.
Despite the risks, the allure of huge payouts continues to attract millions of players.