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Show Me The Money: Mega Millions Grows To Record $640 Million

Lottery officials say they are increasing the MegaMillions lottery jackpot to $640 million, raising what was already a world-record prize.

03/30/2012

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Mega Millions Up To $500 Million

ATLANTA (WAOK)– Lottery officials have announced today that the Mega Millions jackpot has been bumped from $476 million to a staggering $500 million for Friday’s drawing. This is the largest lottery jackpot in North American history. […]

WAOK-AM–03/28/2012

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Illegal Immigrant Allowed To Collect Winning $750,000 Lottery Ticket

An illegal immigrant from Guatemala will be able to collect $750,000 he won from a lottery ticket he purchased in 2010.

03/08/2012

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Dan O’Leary Plans $1B Gambling Complex Near Atlanta

A developer is betting that Georgia residents are ready for a gambling facility, and he’s unveiled plans to build a sprawling new complex near Atlanta that he hopes can give a jolt to the state’s economy and infuse the popular HOPE scholarship program with much-needed cash.

WAOK-AM–02/28/2012