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Strong Sales Raise Powerball Jackpot To $500 Million

Officials say the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history

02/11/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Wednesday Hits $500-million

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $500-million, making Wednesday night’s drawing the one of the largest prizes in U.S. history.

02/10/2015

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New Hampshire Finds Success With Bacon-Smelling Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets

Everyone’s a winner with a bacon-scented $1 scratch-n-sniff ticket; though the top prize is really $1,000.

01/30/2015

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Single Winner Of $425 Million Powerball

The lone winning ticket for the $425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a convenience store in Northern California, but there was no immediate word on who may have won one of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history.

02/20/2014

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Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs As Nobody Wins $425M

Officials raised the amount to $550 million for Tuesday’s drawing.

12/14/2013

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Mega Millions: Fifth-Largest US Jackpot

Superstition didn’t deter players hoping that Friday the 13th will bring them good luck in the Mega Millions game as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the jackpot to $425 million.

12/13/2013

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Lottery Chair Says Keno Is Still Months Away

Connecticut lottery employees have begun discussions with bars and taverns on hosting keno terminals, but it will be months and months before the game is made available to the state’s gamblers, the chairman of the state lottery’s board said.

08/23/2013

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Powerball Prize Now Estimated At $600 Million

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.

05/17/2013

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Lightning Does Strike Twice For Lottery Winner

A Greenwich resident has won the state lottery for the second time this summer.

09/04/2012

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First Drawing Tonight In Region-Wide Lottery Game

A New England-wide lottery in which winners get $1,000 a day for life is scheduled to hold its first drawing.

03/15/2012

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