Spending Mega Millions prize may be no easy task | News
CINCINNATI (FOX19) - If you should happen to win the upcoming Mega Millions jackpot, and your goal is to use up all the money as fast as possible, you might want to move out of town.
If you are simply determined to dispose of the money, that's no problem. You could donate it all to a leading university or hospital. You could gamble it away around the world. You could give it away a million at a time to people you met in bars. If you asked a luxury shipbuilder to use it all on a yacht, they could oblige you. You could buy the City of Cincinnati a streetcar system.
On the other hand, if you go shopping around the Tri-State at advertised prices, you might find that the money, which is an estimated $198.2 million if taken in cash, goes a long way.
We looked for a group of mostly Cincinnati-area items that a person could buy, and found it hard to use up the money. For starters, we added up the price of the 50 most-expensive homes currently advertised for sale in Indian Hill. After that, there was still more than 75 million dollars left .
Take a look at the list on the web version of this story and see how your imaginary spending compares.
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