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Fortunate cookie wins California woman $421K

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) – A cookie didn’t just tell a Northern California woman’s fortune, it won her one. The California Lottery said Sunday that Merces Goncalves used the numbers found inside a fortune cookie […]


The $400 miliion Powerball jackpot tops the list of lottery payouts in this convenience store in the Minneapolis skyway system, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

5 things to know about the Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wednesday’s Powerball drawing carries an estimated $400 million jackpot. If no one matches all the numbers, the prize potential will grow before the next drawing on Saturday. Here are five […]


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The largest lottery winners in US history

Powerball fever culminated in three winning tickets for a $448 million jackpot. Explore this interactive about the largest lottery winners in U.S. history.


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Powerball jackpot at $400M after no weekend winner

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — No one hit the Powerball jackpot on Saturday, so the money will roll over: A cool $400 million for the next drawing. While hefty, the prize for Wednesday’s drawing is […]



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