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Wyoming lottery one step closer

Casper Star-Tribune, Kyle Roerink
Mar 22 2014 - 11:21am

CASPER, Wyo. -- Those eager to play the Wyoming lottery are one step closer to getting their hands on tickets.On Friday, the Wyoming Lottery announced the selection of its gaming vendor, the company tasked with furnishing convenience stores and other retail outlets with the games of chance.

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California ticket wins $425M Powerball

The Associated Press
Feb 20 2014 - 10:24am

MILPITAS, Calif. -- The lone winning ticket for the $425 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a convenience store in Northern California, but there was no immediate word on who may have won one of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history.

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Powerball jackpot hits $400 million; what you need to know

Barbara Rodriguez, The Associated Press
Feb 19 2014 - 11:10am

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Wednesday's Powerball drawing carries an estimated $400 million jackpot. If no one matches all the numbers, the prize potential will grow before the next drawing on Saturday. Here are five things you should know about Powerball payouts and your odds of winning.

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New Wyo. lottery could divert Utahns from buying Idaho tickets

The Associated Press
Jan 31 2014 - 10:06am

BOISE, Idaho -- Wyoming's upstart lottery could take a bite of out what have been steadily growing sales since the first $1 scratch ticket was sold in Idaho in 1989.

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$636M Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner comes forward

Johnny Clark, The Associated Press
Dec 18 2013 - 3:02pm

ATLANTA -- Though the Georgia winner in this week's $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has 180 days to claim the prize, state lottery officials said Wednesday afternoon that the ticketholder has come forward.Officials are set to identify the winner during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. The winner won't be in attendance, they said in a news...

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Mega Millions lottery jackpot hits $636M

The Associated Press
Dec 17 2013 - 11:53am

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

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So what are the top 10 lottery jackpots of all time?

The Associated Press
Dec 17 2013 - 9:44am

The Mega Millions jackpot jumped Monday to $586 million after Friday's drawing produced no winning ticket. The jackpot now ranks as the second largest in Mega Millions history and fourth biggest overall in U.S. history. Here's a look at the top 10 record lottery jackpots in U.S. history.

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No winner, so Mega Millions jackpot rises to $550M

The Associated Press
Dec 14 2013 - 7:15am

DES MOINES, Iowa -- One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

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