Tag: Lotteries

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Winning tickets for $448M Powerball in NJ, Minn.

Meykai Howell runs a Powerball ticket through the machine at the Expressway #672 on East Main Street on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 in El Dorado, Ark, where the prize is over $400 million. Tonight’s Powerball drawing will be the fourth biggest jackpot in the United States if a ticket matching the winning numbers is drawn. The Powerball is played in 43 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (AP Photo/El Dorado News Times, Michael Orrell) by Geoff Mulvihill and Katie ZezimaAssociated Press Writers LITTLE EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — 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. The other winning tickets were sold in central New Jersey and in Minnesota.

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$590M-plus Powerball: 1 winning ticket sold in Fla

Dean Davis displays the Powerball ticket she bought in Omaha, May 15. No one matched the winning numbers in Wednesday’s $360 million jackpot which has now soared to $600 million, making it the second largest in Powerball history and the third biggest overall. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) by Barbara Rodriguez DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — 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.