Pavan Patel, left, sells 10 Mega Million quick pick chances to Dottie Brewer on Monday at the Shiv Food Mart at 631 Signal Mountain Boulevard Monday morning. "My husband is going to a different store in case this isn't the lucky store," Brewer said.
Photo by Tim Barber .
published Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Blame it on holiday cheer, New Year's optimism, or too much eggnog. No matter how unlikely the odds, hope springs eternal at gas stations and stores across the tri-state region today as scores of people line up to buy Mega Millions lottery tickets.