Connecticut lottery players look to win big

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Lottery players across Connecticut were hoping a dollar and a dream would change their fortune ahead of two big drawings.

Wednesday's jackpot for Powerball is up to $282 million and Tuesday's Mega Millions was at $470 million.

The owner of Atlantic Market told News 12 he saw bigger lotto ticket sales than usual. 

State lotto officials say there hasn't been a Mega Millions jackpot winner in Connecticut since the state joined the game in 2009.

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