The $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the biggest lottery prize in U.S. history.
The $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the biggest lottery prize in U.S. history. Getty Images/iStockphoto
The $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the biggest lottery prize in U.S. history. Getty Images/iStockphoto

Noah Feit is a Real Time reporter with The State and McClatchy Carolinas Regional Team. The award-winning journalist has worked for multiple newspapers since starting his career in 1999.