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Bob Knowles buys a Powerball ticket, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Des Moines, Iowa. The giant Powerball jackpots keep coming, with the latest $400 million prize ranking among the largest ever. But soon, lottery players could see even more huge jackpots as organizers of the Mega Millions lottery move ahead with plans to revamp the game and attract more players. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

6 facts about the Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The latest Powerball jackpot is estimated at $400 million, and it’s considered the nation’s fifth-largest ever. Here are some things to keep in mind ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing. 1. […]

09/17/2013

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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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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

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Record Powerball jackpot boosted to $500M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The record Powerball jackpot is now even bigger. Powerball officials say they’ve boosted the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing to $500 million from the previously posted $425 million. Huge ticket sales […]

11/27/2012

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