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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.


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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.


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No Jackpot, But $1 Million Winning Powerball Tickets Sold in Va. and Md.

Three winning tickets in two states matched all the numbers for a $448.4 million Powerball jackpot, including one sold in a supermarket in a New Jersey coastal community hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year.


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Third Richest Powerball Jackpot in History Brings Out Superstitious Dreamers

The $245 million jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing would fetch a single winner a lump-sum payment after taxes of about $244.7 million.


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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.


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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.


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$590M-Plus Powerball: 1 Winning Ticket Sold in Fla.

It’s all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.


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Lottery Officials: Winning Numbers Drawn

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials estimate the Powerball jackpot is at $590.5M. Lottery officials say the winning numbers in the drawing are 22, 10, 13, 14, 52 and Powerball 11. (© Copyright 2012 […]


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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.


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Virginia Woman Wins $2 Million Powerball Prize

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





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