DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger. Friday night's Mega Millions estimated grand prize has hit a staggering $1 billion, continuing a trend of giant jackpots. It's the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history and joins five other top 10 drawings in the last three years.
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