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NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 1984
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REPORTER: John Palmer

(Chicago, Illinois) Public reaction to upcoming Illinois lottery, largest in history, examined. [PEOPLE - discuss excitement; anticipate winning.] Influx of out-of-state ticket buyers described; size of purse mentioned. 1983 lottery winner Harold Collins recalled giving winnings to a friend. [State lottery EMPLOYEE - jokes about not being allowed to play.] [WOMAN - feels destined for decadence.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton

Reporter(s):
Clayton, Cassandra;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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