But that pales in comparison to the prizes that will be awarded in the Spanish Christmas lottery known as "El Gordo."
On Wednesday, the Mega Millions jackpot reached a new all-time high of an estimated $510 million, surpassing the previous all-time high of $500 million.
Since the middle of October, no one has won the top prize, and the next drawing will take place on Friday evening.
That means that a lot of individuals in the United States will start queuing up to purchase lottery tickets .
A lot of people also give lottery tickets as gifts during the holidays.
Even though you have a better chance of being killed by a meteor or struck by lightning multiple times than you do of winning the lottery,