ATLANTA — Lottery fever is spiking again in Georgia as $625 million is on the line Tuesday night for the Mega Millions drawing.
At Heby’s Shell station along Floyd Road in Cobb County, almost everyone was buying tickets.
Many of the customers told Channel 2′s Berndt Petersen that Heby’s is the place to do it.
Here are Tuesday night’s winning numbers: 28-12-14-26-33 and the gold Mega Ball is 9.
You can watch EVERY Powerball and Mega Millions drawing LIVE on Channel 2! Mega Millions drawings are on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball drawings are on Wednesday and Saturday.
“You have to at least play to win. You have to get in there, so I’m going to try my luck,” said customer Natalie Harden.
The Powerball jackpot also stands at $550 million, which will be drawn on Wednesday night.
“Actually, this store—weekly—there’s about $30,000 won in this store each week,” said Chef Shombe Jones who sells barbecue along the back wall of Heby’s.
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Jones said he loves the huge jackpots and the extra customers that come with them.
“This is a blessed store, man,” Jones said. “A lucky store.”
The jackpots are drawing stores full of kindhearted dreamers who have it all figured out: Win lottery. Quit job. Move to Tahiti.
“That is the plan, so I’m hoping this is it,” customer Donna White said.
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The cash option for the Powerball jackpot is $411.4 million and the MegaMillions cash option is $442.4 million.
Will you be one of the lucky ones? Well, the odds of winning Mega Millions are one in 303 million. The Powerball odds are one in 293 million.
The largest Powerball jackpot ever was in Jan. 13, 2016, in which three winning tickets were sold; one in Tennessee, one in Florida and one in California.
The largest Mega Millions jackpot ever was in Oct. 2018 when an anonymous person in South Carolina. won $1.537 billion.
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