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CONUS Archive
3652
LOTTO MANIA (12/22/1997)
TALLAHASSEE, FL
VO/SOT
12/22/1997
55:09
1:30
TALLAHASSEE/FLORIDA ED GEORGE/LOTTERY SPOKESMAN
Billboard with $55 million; Man selling tickets; Cash register; Sot; Electronic ticker; More lottery sales b-roll.
THE LOTTO JACKPOT IS PROJECTED TO BE $55 MILLION BY SATURDAY NIGHT...AND FLORIDA LOTTERY OFFICIALS ARE BRACING FOR RECORD SALES.
If you're looking for some serious spending cash this Christmas season...there are 55-million reasons why you might want to consider the Florida lottery. (ROLL VO) $55-million dollars is the projected jackpot for Saturday's night's drawing...the largest in Florida in more than 2-and-a-half years. Lotto officials say tickets are being sold statewide at a rate of 88 tickets a second, or five thousand two hundred eighty tickets per minute. (SOT-ED GEORGE) (VO CONT.) The $55 million dollar jackpot is about half the state record...which topped out at 106-million dollars in 1990. --END--
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