Here is What You Could Buy if You Won the Mega Millions: Philly Edition

October 23, 2018

The Mega Millions jackpot is a record breaking $1.6 billion. The drawing takes place Tuesday, October 23, at 11 p.m. ET. If you are lucky enough to have all 6 winning numbers and are the only winner the $1.6 billion is yours, although you wouldn't take home the whole jackpot we decide to see what Philly centric things you could buy with your $1.6 billion winnings!

Philly Cheesesteaks: At an average price of $10 a steak you could buy cheesesteaks for you and 159 million of your closest friends. 


Rita's Franchise: With a minimum liquidity of $100,000 to open a franchise, if you took home the jackpot you could open around 16,000 locations!


Concert Tickets: The average cost of a concert tickets is $46.69 according to music industry magazine Pollstar. That means if you won $1.6 billion you could purchase 34,268,579 concert tickets. Rock on!


Philly Pretzel Factory: You could open up a little over 7,100 Philly Pretzel Factory locations, but if you didn't want to open any locations you could buy 810 pretzels for everyone in Philadelphia. 


Philadelphia 76ers: According to Forbes the team's value in February of 2018 at 1.18 billion dollars, so you could own them and have money left over for some new merch.


Tastykake Baked Pies: 893,854,748 is the number for Tastykake baked pies you could buy with your Mega Millions winnings.


Eagle's Season Tickets: Based upon season ticket averages you could buy season tickets for everyone who can fit inside Lincoln Financial Field for the next 7 years. 


Jason Kelce Superbowl Parade Mummers Outfit: You could buy 12,800,000 costumes from Rasta Imposta with your winnings!


Philadelphia Flyers:  According to Forbes the team's value in 2017 was $740 million dollars. If you ever wanted to own a hockey team, you could.