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Mega Millions estimated at $120 Million

April 12, 2005

Lake Park - The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to 120 million dollars and South Georgia convenience stores are packed with people hoping to score the winning ticket.

Thousands of tickets for tonight's drawing have been sold at T/A Travel Center in Lake Park.

The majority of the people are driving up from Florida to play the lottery.

"Because I need the money and its up to 120 million and I really need that," said Vickie Wright one of the many lottery players.

"We've been swamped, it started out a little slow today but I know it will pick up tonight," said Barbara Peckat, cashier at the T/A Travel Center.

The winning Mega Millions numbers will be drawn tonight at eleven.

Posted by ashley.harper@walb.com