Mega Millions Fever

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The chances of winning the Mega Millions is 1 in 302-and-a-half-million, but that did not stop people all over the country from playing their lucky numbers.

On Tuesday, we asked the people of Rapid City what they would do if they won the $1.6 billion jackpot. Some said they would start up a business and take lavish vacations. Others did not bother playing because the chances of winning were very unlikely.

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A winning ticket would open the door to endless opportunities and a lifetime of adventure. “I’d be able to pay off my medical bills,” one person said.

Student loans, medical bills and mortgages would be paid off and many of life’s stressors would be eliminated with $1.6 billion.

When asked about tips and tricks, players said they typically play numbers associated with important dates in their lives or let fate decide with quick picks.

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