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The Mega Millions' jackpot has reached the second highest amount in the game's history at $586 million. Ticket holders have ...
a one in 259 million chance of winning, but can win up to a million dollars if they get 5 out of the 6 numbers correct. (Dec. 16)
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SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYDallas - Dec. 16, 20131. Tight - woman printing out a lottery ticket2. SOUNDBITE (English) Terry Hopkins, Dallas resident (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYNew York City - Dec.16, 20133. SOUNDBITE (English) Dennis Void, New York resident (transcript below)AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYDallas - Dec. 16, 20134. Mid - woman handing lottery ticket to customer. 5. Tight - woman cashier pulling lottery ticket out of machine. 6. SOUNDBITE (English) Professor Scott Norris, mathematics department, Southern Methodist University (transcript below)7. Mid - man handing lottery ticket to cashierAP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLYWashington - Dec. 16, 20138. SOUNDBITE (English) Will Wong, Washington. D.C. resident (transcript below)9. Wide - people lined up outside of D.C. lottery store. 10. SOUNDBITE (English) Buddy Roogow, D.C. Lottery Executive Director (transcript below)11. Mid - people lined up at DC lottery store12. Tight - woman purchasing ticket13. Tight - woman entering lottery numbers into the computer14. Mid - man purchasing lottery ticket15. Tight - machine that prints out tickets-----VOICE-OVER SCRIPT: THE HUGE MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT HAS CREATED A NATION FULL OF DAYDREAMERS.SOT: (Terry Hopkins, Dallas resident) "First thing I would do? Probably pay off a lot of bills."(SOT: Dennis Void, New York resident)"First thing I would do is take care of my grandchildren. I have an eleven-year-old daughter, make sure she's set for college and everything, and make sure all of my grands(children)' college is paid for in full, and take care of family members and me and my wife will decide what we'll do from there."THE REVAMPED LOTTERY MEANS MORE NUMBERS TO CHOOSE FROM AND YOUR ODDS HAVE GONE FROM 1 IN 175 MILLION TO 1 IN 259 MILLION.(SOT: Professor Scott Norris, mathematics department, Southern Methodist University)"The probability of one ticket losing is quite close to one, the odds of winning are about one in 259 million. Uh, subtract one from that number and divide by 259 million and that's your odds of losing - almost exactly one."DESPITE THE EVEN SLIMMER CHANCES….(SOT: Will Wong, DC resident): "Everyone says that but I figure I can't win if I don't play."PEOPLE SEEM MORE DETERMINED TO PLAY. EXACTLY WHAT LOTTERY OFFICIALS EXPECTED. (SOT: Buddy Roogow, D.C. lottery executive director): "In this game, when it reached about 250 million, sales dramatically increased, which allowed the jackpot to go up really fast. You can see the sales increasing by virtue of the fact that we keep raising the jackpot."THE JACKPOT STANDS AT LEAST 586 MILLION DOLLARS AND COULD CLIMB HIGHER BEFORE TUESDAY'S DRAWING. IT'S ALREADY THE SECOND LARGEST JACKPOT IN MEGA MILLIONS HISTORY BEHIND LAST YEAR'S WHOPPING 656 MILLION DOLLAR PRIZE.IF THERE'S NO WINNER, THE NEXT DRAWING COULD SHATTER THAT RECORD. PRIYA SRIDHAR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS