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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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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

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Powerball jackpot balloons to $360M in weeks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After weeks of rolling without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has once again ballooned in time for its Wednesday drawing, an estimated $360 million jackpot considered the third largest Powerball […]

05/15/2013

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Long lines as Powerball comes to California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hopeful Californians with $2 to spare waited in long lines as Powerball lottery tickets went on sale for the first time. They weren’t concerned about the long odds: one in about 175 million.

04/09/2013

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Winning $338M Powerball jackpot ticket sold in NJ

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing for the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $217 million jackpot Feb. 6.

03/24/2013

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No Powerball winner? Officials watch $320M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Viola Mourton buys a Powerball ticket every day. But with a $320 million jackpot that could grow in the next few days, she’s upping her chances Thursday and buying several at her local convenience store.

03/21/2013

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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