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Is Mega Millions jackpot too big?

The prize in a US lottery has reached $540m (£340m) and organisers say this is the biggest lottery jackpot in history.

The size of the Mega Millions jackpot has been growing since late January, with the latest chance to win due on Friday.

Local US media have reported queues of people waiting to buy tickets to earn their shot at winning the giant prize.

The BBC's Jonathan Blake reports.

  • 30 Mar 2012
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