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Your chances of winning tonight’s $500M jackpot are 1 in 175 million, but what the heck! It’s best to be prepared. So we’ve assembled a holiday gift guide for the lucky guy — or gal — who stumbles on the winning numbers. (And if it’s you, we hope you’ll remember who was there for you when you needed sports car advice most.) A few ideas:
McLaren P1: With a top speed of 260 mph, this thing is going to be tough to control. Better get two in case one gets banged up.
Cost: $1.32 million
A round of golf with Donald Trump: Because it’s nice to spend some time with the less fortunate.
A walk-on role in the musical “Annie”: Some have to work their whole lives to make it to Broadway. They’re called poor people.
JetLev water jet pack: With all that money and this water-propelled jet pack, you’ll be one electromagnet in the chest away from being Tony Stark.
Bruce Springsteen’s denim vest: The Boss sweated this garment up at a concert. Put it on when you hire him to give you a private show and check out the look on his face.
You can buy 36 Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries weddings! Or 18 years of Peyton Manning. Or 256 Lamborghini Reventons, 61 million In-N-Out Double-Double burgers, or one and a half new Boeing 787 jumbo jets. Whatever floats your boat.
How would you spend the $359 million lump sum?
The chances of winning four Texas lottery jackpots was one in 18 septillion last year — that’s an 18 followed by 24 zeros. Joan Ginther did it. Newspapers have dubbed her “The Luckiest Woman in the World,” but was it really luck, or is she a genius?