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It's Getting Harder To Win The Powerball Jackpot -- But Smaller Rewards May Be Within Reach

If you’ve been basing your lottery dreams on the same Powerball odds that have been in place, you better prepare for an adjustment in your sleep-time calculations: The folks behind the curtain are changing the rules, making it tougher to win the Powerball jackpot. 280 more words

'Patriotic' scratch-off ticket nets Richmond woman $150,000

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va –A Richmond woman said it was her love of country that made her $150,000 richer. Marcelle Cox bought a Red, White and Blue scratch-off ticket at a 7-Eleven on Harrowgate Road on July 4th, because of its patriotic name. 46 more words


Habits of Successful People #5: Gambling

We have been discussing the Habits of Successful People and are now on habit #5 on our list: no gambling or playing the lottery.  Dave Ramsey’s data showed that only 23% of the wealthy people polled participated in gambling activity, including playing the lottery.  771 more words


Lone Powerball Winner Sold in Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Someone who bought a Powerball lottery ticket in Missouri has won the $70 million jackpot.

The Missouri Lottery said in a release Monday that one Powerball ticket bought in Missouri matched all six numbers drawn Saturday night to win the $70 million jackpot. 90 more words


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Ottawa man gets lucky in Edmonton; wins $12.5M

EDMONTON – An Ottawa man got lucky in Edmonton, winning $12.5 million in a Lotto-Max draw.

Eddy Mushibuka had been working in Alberta and bought his ticket at a Safeway Gas Bar in west Edmonton in June. 130 more words