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Powerball jackpot hits $500 million

November 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON It’s said you have a better chance of being hit by lightning, but that doesn’t stop Americans from hoping to win the Powerball especially when the jackpot is $500 million with an estimated cash payout of $327 million. Continue Reading

Powerball jackpot builds to $325M for Saturday

November 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Powerball organizers say this is the first run-up to a large jackpot that’s fallen over a major holiday. They’re unsure whether it will help or hinder sales.
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$204K Dakota Cash jackpot won in North Sioux City

August 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A ticket sold in North Sioux City is a $204,635 jackpot winner in Saturday’s Dakota Cash drawing. Continue Reading

Man wins nearly $230,000 on slots at Deadwood casino

June 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

DEADWOOD (AP) A South Dakota man who won nearly a quarter of a million dollars at a Deadwood casino doesn’t have any particular plans for how he and his wife will use the money. Continue Reading

Glendive, Mont., man wins big, flies to Helena, Mont., to collect $150K jackpot

May 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

After playing the lottery twice a week for almost six years, a Glendive, Mont., man is $150,000 richer thanks to a ticket he bought at his local Albertsons, officials announced Friday. Continue Reading

$217,583 lottery jackpot won in Rapid City

May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A lottery ticket sold in Rapid City is a jackpot winner in Wednesday’s Dakota Cash drawing.
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Kansas says Mega Millions winner has come forward, wants to remain anonymous

April 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

TOPEKA, Kan. Kansas Lottery officials say the winner of a share of a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot wants to remain anonymous. Continue Reading

Kansas, Illimois, Maryland tickets share Mega Millions jackpot

March 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CHICAGO (AP) Lottery ticket-holders in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland each selected the winning numbers for the world record-breaking $640 million Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials said early Saturday. Continue Reading

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Americans Bet Nearly $1.5B to Win Record Jackpot

March 30, 2012 in WDAZ

CHICAGO (AP) Across the country, Americans plunked down an estimated $1.5 billion on the longest of long shots: an infinitesimally small chance to win what could end up being the single biggest lottery payout the world has ever seen.
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$540 million lottery has states anticipating tax jackpot

March 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

People queuing up for Mega Millions tickets aren’t the only ones salivating over the record $540 million jackpot that could be won Friday some state governments struggling through lean times know a hometown winner would bring a tax bonanza. Continue Reading