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Lottery News: Powerball Jackpot Rises, Lottery Ticket Vending Machines Face Ban

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Lottery ticket vending machines could soon be banned, at least from Massachusetts supermarkets where public health advocates say that minors are allowed to purchase tickets from the machines, raising the possibility that other states could also consider getting rid of lottery vending machines. The Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern University in Boston says that… Read more »

The Powerball Lottery: What To Do When You Win On Wednesday

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Last night there was again no jackpot winner in the Powerball Lottery that is played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands according to Powerball.com. The potential jackpot for the twice-weekly-drawn lottery now escalates to $127 million to be drawn on Wednesday night, and that equals a cash-value payout of $77.3 million…. Read more »

Powerball Numbers For July 12 Make Five Millionaires But No Jackpot Winner

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The Powerball numbers drawn July 12 didn’t yield another jackpot winner, but five ticket holders are celebrating today anyway because their tickets matched the first five numbers, but missed on the Power Ball, making them America’s newest millionaires. At least before taxes kick in. Four million-dollar Powerball tickets were sold in Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Hits $122 Million As 2014 Sees One Billion Tickets Sold

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The Powerball jackpot climbed to $122 million after Saturday’s drawing saw the six Powerball numbers match none of the more than 16 million tickets sold, raising hopes of another run at a sky-high jackpot that could spark nationwide Powerball fever, and a ticket buying frenzy. Saturday’s Powerball game also saw the nationwide lottery top the… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Begins New Climb After No One Hits Saturday Numbers

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The Powerball jackpot was back to the minimum $40 million after Wednesday’s winner, but Saturday’s numbers matched none of the more than 13.5 million tickets sold. That means the jackpot is on the way back up. The mid-week drawing on June 18 will now be worth $50 million to a potential jackpot winner. The winning… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Soars To $256 Million After 13th Drawing With No Winner

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The Powerball jackpot reached is fourth-highest total since last September, after the 13th consecutive drawing without a winner sent the nationwide lottery’s top prize soaring to $256 million. Saturday’s drawing, with its estimated $221 million jackpot, also saw a spike in ticket sales as lottery-watchers begin to take notice of the fast-swelling jackpot. In February,… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $173 Million As No Ticket Matches Six Numbers

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The Powerball jackpot continues to climb skyward after no ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s drawing, sending the jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball game to an eye-opening $173 million, the first time since February that Powerball has offered a top prize of more than $170 million. Even the single-payment cash value option, the choice preferred… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Tops $150 Million After 9th Drawing With No Big Winner

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The Powerball jackpot soared to $152 million after Saturday saw the ninth consecutive drawing with no match for all six numbers in the nationwide lottery game. The jackpot is the second-largest in the Powerball game this year. Other than the February 19 $425 million jackpot won by California Powerball player Raymond Buxton, Wednesday’s $152 million… Read more »

Powerball Jackpot Hits $100 Million As Numbers Produce No Wednesday Winner

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The Powerball jackpot rose to $100 million after Wednesday’s numbers produced no big winner, meaning that both nationwide lottery games — Powerball and Mega Millions — are now carrying jackpots in the nine-figure range. The last time both Powerball and Mega Millions were simultaneously in the nine-figure jackpot range was a two-week period in February…. Read more »