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Winning tickets for $448M Powerball in NJ, Minn.

LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — At least three people in two states will split the $448.4 million Powerball jackpot, after two winning tickets were sold in New Jersey and one was sold in Minnesota, […]

08/08/2013

A man checks his Powerball tickets after purchasing them at a convenience store in Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

More Powerball players seeking big jackpots only

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The allure of capturing the estimated $425 million Powerball jackpot had players in a buying frenzy Wednesday, further confirming a trend that lottery officials say has become the big ticket […]

08/07/2013

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Record Powerball jackpot inspires office pools

(AP) – In workplaces across the nation, Americans are inviting their colleagues to chip in $2 for a Powerball ticket and a shared daydream. The office lottery pool is a way to improve your odds […]

05/17/2013

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Powerball jackpot quickly jumps to $550 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot jumped to $550 million on Thursday — the third largest lottery in history — as dreamers in all but the seven states where the game isn’t played […]

05/16/2013

Mark and Cindy Hill accepting ceremonial check for winning Powerball lottery jackpot, Dearborn, Missouri in Nov. 2012 (AP Photo)

Should lottery winners’ names be kept secret?

PHOENIX (AP) — When two winning tickets for a record $588 million Powerball jackpot were claimed from the Nov. 28 drawing, the world focused on the winners. A debate has arisen: Should the winners’ names be secret?

01/04/2013

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Millions chase record $425M Powerball jackpot

By Jeff McMurray, Associated Press It’s the gambler’s mantra: Somebody’s gotta win, so why not me? The first part is true; somebody will win the Powerball jackpot. Chuck Strutt, executive director of Multi-State Lottery Association, […]

11/26/2012

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