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Mega Millions jackpot up to $312M


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Get your lottery tickets ready. Tonight could be your big night. The Mega Millions jackpot is up to an estimated $312 million tonight.

Lottery hopefuls made their way to gas stations across the state and country today to make sure they got a chance to win the huge cash prize.

Keith Carroll of Wilmington says he has big plans for those mega millions if he wins.

"I'd do some nice things for people," he said. "Just do nice things for family and friends and just people I don't know and give 10 percent to God."

Carroll says he does not usually play the lottery, but when the jackpot gets this high, he can't resist.

The cash value pay out is almost $200 million.

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