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Assuming you are the sole winner.
The tax man will be the true winner. :)
Would you pay $20 for the chance to win the 1.6B?No... it's a sucker's game. Just how many Millions have you won so far?
For each ticket sold the respective state lottery commissions (aka: tax-man) pocket somewhere around $1.33 per ticketNope, only about half that amount is the “tax-man”. The other half goes to the businesses that run the lottery. That's why state lotteries notoriously have by far the lowest payoff percentage of any form of gambling, legal or otherwise; the money is split three ways rather than two.
I swear I would spend every dime trying to beat wikipedia for the #1 spot in the serps...
Lottery tickets are more entertainment for the buck than buying a ticket to a movie theater. The movie only lasts 2 hours or less, the lottery ticket is (usually) 24 hours of dreams. :)