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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)

D.C. to Start Selling New Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets

For the first time in 18 months, the District of Columbia Lottery will soon have a dedicated supply of scratch-off tickets.

01/30/2015

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