Play the Mega Millions lotto for enjoyment rather than living in a fantasy world.

The estimated value of the Mega Millions lottery prize has increased to $1.35 billion.

If a winner is found following Friday night's significant drawing, they will collect the second-largest prize in Mega Millions ever.

While playing the lottery can be exciting and pleasant,

 past lottery winners and mental health specialists say it's vital to keep the pastime as something people do for enjoyment.

When Schultz participated in the 1999 Iowa Powerball drawing, he earned $28 million.

"Playing the lottery should be fun rather than stressful," Tim Schultz,who claimed a multimillion-dollar prize.

Schultz now does a podcast and has a well-known YouTube channel.