The second Squidoo payout this year was just sent to my PayPal account. These are the royalties from two months ago; basically, the payout for what you made during December 2008. I wasn't really working on my lenses that month at all, so it's no surprise that my payout was a tad lower than the previous month: $43.
The February 2009 squidoo payment tiers were as follows:
High LR: $11.56
Medium LR: $1.82
Low LR: $0.08
...And that's it.
On another note, I've been thinking about applying for the Giant Squid. I heard they have the ability to create custom lens templates, and I'd like to be able to do that since I would be able to make lenses much faster. The deadline is 31st March, and I have 53 published lenses right now. Of course, many of them are far from perfect, so I intend to make 15 to 30 more till the deadline. If you are interested, a good place to start is this SquidU topic.