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Powerball Jackpot Soars To $475 Million

So what would you do with $475 million? It seems like more money than anyone could spend, but that large sum of money could become a reality for somebody by late Saturday night. There were no winning tickets sold in Wednesday night’s drawing for the Powerball jackpot, which at the time was for about $360 million.

05/16/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Up To $360 Million

There were no big winners in the Powerball jackpot over the weekend, and the prize for Wednesday’s drawing just keeps growing. Officials said the jackpot has grown to about $360 million, which is the third-highest in the history of the game.

05/15/2013

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MN Lottery Bets On Solving Vikings Stadium Funding Problem

The Minnesota State Lottery is looking beyond simple scratch off tickets to help fund a Vikings stadium.

04/05/2013

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Powerball Run Generates Over $3M In Prizes For MN

The run-up to Saturday night’s Powerball drawing generated over $3 million in prizes for Minnesota players and earned the state more than $5.4 million.

03/24/2013

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$338M Powerball Ticket Sold In NJ, $1M Winner Sold In MN

A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing for the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $217 million jackpot Feb. 6.

03/24/2013

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Powerball Ticket Worth $1M Sold In Winona Co.

The two grand-prize-winning Powerball tickets were sold in Arizona and Missouri, but seven tickets sold in Minnesota qualified as nice consolation prizes.

11/29/2012

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Good Question: Does Money Equal Happiness?

The odds of winning the Powerball are about 171 million to 1. But a $2 ticket does buy you a chance to dream. And probably a whole new group of friends you never knew you had.

11/28/2012

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Powerball: How Do You Buy Your Ticket?

Click the link above to tell us how you choose your numbers

11/28/2012

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Powerball Drawing: Computer Or Player Picks Better?

If you’re running out to grab a Powerball ticket before Wednesday night’s drawing, you may have wondered which wins more often: The computer picking the numbers or the player?

11/28/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Powerball Edition

Wednesday’s $500 million Powerball jackpot is all part of the plan.

11/27/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To $425 Million

There were no jackpot winners in Saturday night’s Powerball lottery drawing, meaning the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing will go up to $425 million.

11/26/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To $325 Million

There were no winners in Wednesday night’s drawing, which was at more than $250 million.The jackpot is now up to $325 million heading into Saturday night’s drawing.

11/23/2012

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Iowa Couple Wins Of $202M Powerball Jackpot

The first challenge Mary Lohse faced after discovering she had a $202 million Powerball ticket was convincing her husband they were rich.

10/04/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Estimated At $320 Million

What would you do with $320 million? Your dream home becomes a reality, you can buy that lavish car you’ve always wanted and now you can have that lakefront property and boat.

08/15/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To Estimated $253 Million

Millions of people hoping for an early retirement woke up disappointed on Thursday.

08/09/2012

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