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Published March 30, 2012, 06:36 PM

Americans Bet Nearly $1.5B to Win Record Jackpot

CHICAGO (AP) — Across the country, Americans plunked down an estimated $1.5 billion on the longest of long shots: an infinitesimally small chance to win what could end up being the single biggest lottery payout the world has ever seen.

By: Noreen Gillespie, Paul Wiseman, Associated Press

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