LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The grand prize from the Arkansas Mega Millions now sits at a whopping $660M. Buying the winning ticket is a fantasy for most, however, if that fantasy became reality, what would you buy with your mega millions?
If you choose to take the lump sum payment, you will take home $256,292,000 after taxes. If you’re not quite sure, here are a couple of ways to splurge.
Summer heat in the Natural State is no joke. Another Arkansas-made item you can splurge on to hep cool you down is Yarnell’s Ice Cream. A 56-ounce carton is $5.98, which means you can buy more than 42 million cartons. That is enough to last a lifetime.
Looking to buy a new home with your newfound cash? According to Zillow.com, you could buy the top 50 most expensive homes in Arkansas.
If a new hot ride is your dream purchase, you could buy more than 4,500 Lexus ES 300h ULTRA LUXURY vehicles from Parker Lexus in Little Rock.
If you’re more of a truck person, you can buy more than 12,209 Ford F-150 vehicles from Crain Ford of Little Rock.
How about making a quick and easy meal? Well, you could buy at least 10.7 million 25-pound bags of white rice from Riceland in Stuttgart. If you have a sweet tooth, you could buy more than 137 million boxes of Oatmeal Creme Pies from McKee Foods in Gentry.
If you are in a giving mood, you could give every Arkansas resident $100 and still have $72,900,000 left to enjoy. If you want to spend your money out of the country on a friends trip, you could buy more than 271,000 Southwest Airlines tickets to Cancun, Mexico, for a holiday getaway.
The drawing for the Mega Millions is scheduled for 11 p.m. Friday.