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Mega Millions jackpot soars

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 - 00:38

Dec. 17 - $586 million could be yours if you're the lucky winner in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing. Linda So reports.

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They're cranking them out for the big jackpot. People are lining up to buy Mega Millions tickets for Tuesday's $586 million jackpot. SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED PERSON, SAYING: "Everybody's going crazy. I think it's a major deal." It's the second largest jackpot in the game's history. Even though the odds of winning are one in 259 million, it's not stopping people from dreaming big. SOUNDBITE: LOTTERY PLAYER MARVIN DRELICH, SAYING: "You know what they say, if you wish for someone else to win, it will happen to you." SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED PERSON, SAYING: "Give out money to homeless people and have a great life afterwards." If no winning tickets are sold in Tuesday night's drawing, the jackpot could grow to one billion dollars by Christmas.

Mega Millions jackpot soars

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 - 00:38

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