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Jackpot Fever

  1. Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million
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    Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

    With the line stretching around the block, hundreds of people waited for over two hours to buy Mega Millions lottery tickets at Bluebird liquor store on March 29, 2012 in Hawthorne, California.

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  2. A Dollar and a Dream
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    A Dollar and a Dream

    Lashawn Silver looks on as Jesus Vazques helps her buy her Mega Millions tickets at Bluebird liquor store.

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  3. Serious Investment
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    Serious Investment

    Milton Smith shows $1,080 worth of Mega Millions lottery tickets after buying them from the liquor store.

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  4. With a Little Luck
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    With a Little Luck

    Kathy Babcock kisses her Mega Millions lottery tickets at the Farragut Market Thursday, March 29, 2012 in Knoxville, Tenn. 

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  5. The Long Wait
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    The Long Wait

    One year-old Karissa Sanchez sleeps on her ftaher Chris' shoulder as thet have been waiting over three hours to buy their Mega Millions lottery tickets at Bluebird liquor store.

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  6. A Dollar and a Dream
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    A Dollar and a Dream

    Thousands of people wait in line to buy tickets for the Mega Millions Lottery jackpot at the Primm Valley Casino Resorts Lotto store in California near Primm, Nev.

    Photograph by John Locher/Las Vegas Review-Journal