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The scores of losing players in last week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets. (Credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budgets Collect Record Revenue From Lottery Players

The scores of losing players in last week’s $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states’ budgets.

02/23/2014

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Metro Workers Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Fare Machines To Play Lottery

Two Metro workers have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars in coins from fare machines and using the proceeds to buy massive quantities of instant lottery tickets.

01/19/2012

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