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Mega Millions Fever

The Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday is up to $636 million, just $20 million short of the U.S. Record.

Lottery officials say the one time cash pay out for someone who matches all five numbers and the Mega Ball is just over $341 million.

People from coast to coast were scrambling to buy a ticket. The lines were endless at most stores tonight, including the Market Center on Hendersonville Road. It's been 21 straight drawings since there was a grand prize winner.

Folks News 13 spoke with say they're feeling lucky, others are only playing for the fun it. Of course everybody dreams of what to do with the money, but sadly the odds of actually winning are slim. But the chances of striking it rich is better than dying from a shark attack.

The winning numbers were: 8, 14, 17, 20, 39; Mega Ball: 7. The cash option is estimated at $341 million, before taxes.



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