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$1.6 Billion Powerball Jackpot Also Created 81 Millionaires
Sure, the three winners splitting the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot are getting a lot of attention. But more than 26 million tickets won prizes, many of them not too shabby. Some in each of these categories even doubled their winnings by paying an extra dollar for a "Power Play.&…
Powerball Jackpot Math
(AP) — It's easy to sum up your chances of winning tomorrow's huge Powerball jackpot -- slim to none. The math whizzes put the odds of winning at more than one in 292 million. One statistical expert at the University at Buffalo (Jeffrey Miecznikowski) says that's like flipping a…
Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Estimated $675M
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lottery official says the estimated prize for this weekend's Powerball drawing is the largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history.
Texas Lottery spokeswoman Kelly Cripe says Saturday's drawing will be worth about $675 million. Tha...
Lottery Tickets in Old Mail Pile
KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — Good thing Linda Tuttle didn't toss out her pile of old mail. The Michigan woman won a $1 million jackpot in the May 26 Mega Millions drawing but didn't know it. Lottery officials say she started looking for her ticket after a store clerk told her a winning tic…
Local Store Owner Gets Big Windfall
The owner of the Ahtanum Food Mart in Union Gap are getting a big check from the State of Washington.
Officials from the Washington State Lottery will be presenting the owners a check for $73,000 for selling a winning Washington Lottery ticket worth $7...

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