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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.

08/09/2013

Paul White, of Ham Lake, Minn. accompanied by his girlfriend  Kim VanRees, right, lets out a holler during a news conference after he was announced as one of the winners of the $448.4 million Powerball Jackpot, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Minn. dad claims third of $448M Powerball jackpot

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man claimed his third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot on Thursday, wasting no time before revealing his good fortune to the world and saying he had “been waiting […]

08/08/2013

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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

Frankie Thevenot, 3, plays with an iPad in his bedroom at his home in Metairie, La.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. DEADLY AL-QAIDA PLOT UNCOVERED, YEMEN SAYS The terror group planned to fire missiles at foreign embassies, according […]

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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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 […]

08/04/2013

Powerball winner Gloria Mackenzie, leaves the lottery office escorted by her son Scott Mackenzie (r), Tallahassee, Florida. (AP Photo)

Fla. woman, 84, claims $590M Powerball jackpot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An 84-year-old Florida woman who bought her Powerball ticket after another customer let her get ahead in line came forward Wednesday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in history: $590 […]

06/05/2013

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$590 million Powerball jackpot claimed in Fla.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Lottery says the winner of the $590 million Powerball jackpot has claimed the prize. Lottery officials say they’ll hold an afternoon press conference on Wednesday, though the winner will […]

06/05/2013

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Small Fla. city anxious to learn jackpot winner

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) — It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated […]

05/20/2013

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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 grows to $600 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game’s history and the world’s second largest lottery prize. Lottery officials […]

05/17/2013

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California fuels Powerball $550 million jackpot

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it became the newest in the nation to join the madness over Powerball, which saw its jackpot […]

05/16/2013

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