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NEW YORK CITY - OCTOBER 9: NEW YORK CITY - OCTOBER 9: The new design for the twenty dollar bill is held by a man October 9, 2003 in New York City. The new currency includes improved security features and subtle background colors of green, peach and blue to help  prevent and detect counterfeiting.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize With Money He Found On Street

When he found a $20 bill on the street outside San Francisco International Airport last week, he used it to buy two scratch-off tickets at a market in Millbrae.

08/31/2015

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Serbian State Lottery Head Resigns After Winning Numbers Appear On TV Before Drawing

The head of Serbia’s state lottery resigned on Thursday following allegations of fraud during a live ticket draw this week.

08/01/2015

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California Lottery Sees Record With $5.5B Sold In Tickets

The California Lottery posted more than $5.5 billion in total sales during the fiscal year ending June 30, the highest sales total in the state’s lottery history.

07/25/2015

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Simply Statistics: Playing Powerball And Your Chances Of Actually Winning

OK, so we’ve all probably seen those stats on things that are more likely to happen to you than winning the lottery – like shark attacks, being hit by lightning, and dying on the way to buy a lotto ticket (maybe after being hit by lightning).

02/11/2015

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Strong Sales Raise Powerball Jackpot To $500 Million

Officials say the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

02/11/2015

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$485 Million Powerball Jackpot Is 5th Largest In US History

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $485 million, making Wednesday night’s drawing the fifth largest prize in U.S. history.

02/10/2015

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California Lottery Sales Top $5B For First Time

California Lottery officials say they have had a winning year with annual ticket sales surpassing $5 billion for the first time in the state lottery’s 30-year history.

10/19/2014

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Calif. Store Sells $60 Million Powerball Ticket

A Powerball ticket sold at a store in San Bernardino County matches all six numbers in this weekend’s drawing to win $60 million.

07/20/2014

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California Lottery Wants To Make Tickets Available At The Pump

The California Lottery wants to make it easier for you to buy tickets by making them available through a device all of us use.

03/31/2014

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Fortunate Cookie Wins California Woman $421K

A cookie didn’t just tell a Northern California woman’s fortune, it won her one.

03/23/2014

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Sacramento-Area Store Sells $60M Powerball Ticket

A lottery player in Sacramento County has hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s $60 million Powerball drawing.

03/02/2014

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Milpitas Gas Station That Sold Winning Mega Millions Ticket Getting $1 Million

A Northern California convenience store that sold the sole winning ticket to the $425 million Powerball jackpot received a $1 million check on Thursday, as state lottery officials waited for the winner of the one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history to come forward.

02/20/2014

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