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All posts tagged "Lottery"

  • Players hold breath as $700M Powerball jackpot drawing nears

    Odds of winning are one in 292.2 million

    • Posted August 23, 2017
  • $487M Powerball ticket bought at small-town grocery in New Hampshire

    RAYMOND, N.H. – Folks in New Hampshire are eager to learn who among them holds the winning ticket to a $487 million Powerball jackpot. New Hampshire lottery officials tell television station WMUR someone bought the winning ticket...

    • Posted July 31, 2016
  • Powerball Jackpot $422 Million after Months Without Winner

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize. If anyone matches the five balls and red Powerball in Wednesday night’s drawing,...

    • Posted July 26, 2016
  • Warehouse Worker Takes Third of $1.6 Billion Powerball Pot

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A small-town warehouse supervisor turned in one of three tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot on Friday, and swiftly announced that he would take his money now, giving up hundreds of millions...

    • Posted January 15, 2016
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  • Who Got 3 Winning Tickets to $1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot?

    MUNFORD, Tenn. – Mystery winners in Tennessee, Florida and California should get their affairs in order before they claim their thirds of the unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, lottery officials advised Thursday. The lucky trio did not...

    • Posted January 14, 2016
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  • In Record Powerball Game, a Look at Winners and Losers

    DES MOINES, Iowa – When the largest-ever lottery prize is finally awarded, the winners and losers will extend well beyond the lucky few who hit the jackpot and the multitudes of disappointed ticket buyers. Here’s a breakdown...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • Thousands Test their Luck with Powerball Jackpot, which Surges to Record $900M

    SAN JUAN – Thousands of people have played the Powerball Lottery since Saturday morning, which has increased its payout to $900 million, producing long lines at island establishments where tickets are being bought before the drawing this...

    • Posted January 9, 2016
  • Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Estimated $700M

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A lottery official says the estimated prize for this weekend’s Powerball drawing has grown to about $700 million, making it the largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. Texas Lottery Executive...

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Jamaica Homicides Jump 20%, to Highest Level in 5 Years

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Violent rivalries among Jamaica’s lottery scam rings have helped drive the Caribbean island’s homicide rate to the highest level in five years. Police say Jamaica had at least 1,192 slayings in 2015, a roughly...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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