Mega-Millions Mania

MAYS LANDING, N.J. - December 12, 2008 Lottery players in twelve states are buying Mega Million tickets and all are thinking they have the winning ticket.

Their hope is to win the $207-million jackpot.

Since 2002, 13 winning Mega Millions tickets have been sold in New Jersey, including the record $390-million jackpot in 2007.

Can it happen again?

"I would take care of my family. Everybody would have anything they want, but I just got laid off a year ago, so it would really help me out and I would donate; I would find a lot of things to do with it," Daniella Freas said.

"[I would] retire, I'm 72, I'd like to just finally quit, but the stock market is taking me down, so I'm hoping this might be it," John Dlugosz said.

$207-million would go a long way toward propping up those 401 Ks.

Of course, if you take the cash option, the reward is $141-million, which is still not too shabby.

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