Utahns flock to Idaho for chance to win biggest lottery jackpot in history
Paul Sakuma, Associated Press
MALAD, Idaho - Thousands of people flocked to a small Idaho town Thursday with big dreams -- half a billion dollars kind of big.
Friday night, the drawing for the largest lottery jackpot in American history will take place - $540 million is at stake. The Mega-Millions lottery lured quite a few hopeful Utahns to towns along the border, where they waited in long lines for a shot at the fortune.
Ogden resident Paul Warren said though he knows the odds of winning are slim, "if you don't play, you can't win."
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