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Mega Millions now worth mega billions as jackpot grows to $1.5B
Mega Millions now worth mega billions as jackpot grows to $1.5B 00:34

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- The Mega Millions lottery is now mega billions after there was, once again, no jackpot winner in the August 4 drawing. However, now, Tuesday's drawing is worth $1.5 billion – with a "B!"

That drawing also has a cash option of $757 million.

While it is one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history, the head of the Pennsylvania Lottery said don't forget about those smaller jackpots, too!

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"It drives us nuts in the lottery business, where people don't talk about a $100 million jackpot like it's not a lot of money," said Drew Svitkok, with the Pennsylvania Lottery.

He said, on average, the lottery is selling about 900 tickets per minute for the next drawing.

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