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Mega Millions Jackpot at $1.6 Billion, Where Does That Money Go in Texas?

You’ve probably heard by now that the Mega Millions jackpot is up to a whopping $1.6 billion – the largest in history. Recent changes in the game made it more expensive to play and also, harder to win, but what about the impact on state programs? Where does that funding go in Texas?

Most people who buy a lottery ticket are probably hoping for their big payday, but the higher the jackpot, often the better for state schools.

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