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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

A woman fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket form. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Missing: Mega Millions Winning Ticket Worth $250K

The clock is ticking for the winner of a $250,000 Virginia lottery ticket to claim the prize. The winner has until March 11 to come forward or the prize money will go to the state Literary Fund, which is used to help fund schools.

02/26/2013

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