There's beyond lifechanging money on the line in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot in New Jersey is currently at $244 million.

The cash payout, should you skip the annuity, would be $172.5M, according to New Jersey Lottery.

That kind of dough could rid you and your whole family of all your debt. It could buy you a mansion (or three). Heck, with those many zeroes you could probably score a small private island!

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Just this past Sunday, someone stepped into Krauzer's Food Store in Jackson, Ocean County and purchased a Jersey Cash 5 ticket that ended up being worth over $600K! What a way to start 2022!

It just goes to show you've gotta be in it to win it.

So, good luck in tonight's Mega Millions drawing. If it doesn't go your way, keep in mind the Powerball Jackpot is now up over $610M! The next drawing is tomorrow night (Wed., Jan. 4, 2022).

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You may initially drive by this boxy $7.9 million home for sale in Avalon, along the Jersey Shore, and not think much of it from the outside. But, it's what's INSIDE that'll make your jaw drop.

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What a house!

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