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5 Things to Know About the Powerball Jackpot

The latest Powerball jackpot is estimated at $400 million, and it’s considered the nation’s fifth-largest ever. Here are some things to keep in mind ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.

09/18/2013

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Powerball: No Big Jackpot Winner in Saturday Drawing

Lottery officials have announced on the Powerball website that no ticket has matched all Saturday’s numbers drawn for that game’s giant jackpot.

09/15/2013

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Maryland Pulling in More in Gambling Revenues

The state of Maryland netted nearly $830 million in lottery and casino revenues in the last fiscal year.

08/08/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Swells to $400 Million After No Weekend Winner

No one hit the Powerball jackpot this weekend, so the money will roll over and create a roughly $400 million prize for Wednesday’s drawing.

08/04/2013

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)

D.C. Likely to Run Out of Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets

The D.C. Council’s rejection of a proposed contract to provide scratch-off lottery tickets means the District of Columbia is likely to run out of instant tickets at least temporarily.

07/11/2013

Joel Lyles won $1,000 per week for the rest of his life in the Virginia Lottery's Win for Life game. (Credit: Virginia Lottery)

Va. Man Wins $1,000 Per Week for Life

A Loudoun County man’s weekly paycheck is going to get a hefty bonus courtesy of the Virginia Lottery.

06/12/2013

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Winner of $590M Powerball Jackpot is 84-year-old

The winner of last month’s $590 million Powerball jackpot is an 84-year-old woman from Zephyrhills, Fla.

06/05/2013

A customer purchases Powerball lottery tickets for the estimated record $425 million jackpot prize. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Grows to $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

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)

Va. Man’s Lucky Lotto Streak Alive With 4th Win

Call Melvyn Wilson the king of the scratch-off ticket.

05/15/2013

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Virginia Woman Wins $2 Million Powerball Prize

A Virginia woman has claimed a $2 million Powerball prize.

04/26/2013

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