KATY, Texas (NBC/KPRC) - The grand opening of a new dollar store outside of Houston was worth the wait for some people.
"I am glad,” said one shopper. “I have slept out here for two days. I am getting my TV."
Many camped out in front of the 99 Cent Only store for days to be the first nine people in line on Thursday to buy a 40-inch flat screen TV for less than $1.
"Excited, excited, excited,” said another shopper. “I love it. It's not even out of the budget, and I love it."
The next 99 people took home backpacks and scooters for the same low price.
The California-based chain is rapidly expanding in Texas and Nevada, bringing the total number of stores to more than 300.
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