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Illinois Lottery Pushes For Online Expansion

Online sales are less than one-half of 1 percent of the lottery’s total take. The bill has passed the Senate Executive Committee.

03/25/2013

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Powerball Has One Winner

Saturday night’s jackpot was 4th largest in game’s history.

03/24/2013

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Florissant Couple Wins $1 Million Powerball Prize

A St. Louis County couple has joined the ranks of millionaires after matching five Powerball numbers from a February drawing.

03/12/2013

A customer purchases Powerball lottery tickets.  (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lottery Winners Donate Money For A New Football Stadium

An Iowa couple won a $202 million Powerball jackpot in September. They received $90.9 million in one lump sum after taxes. That couple is now donating $3 million to their son’s high school for a new football stadium — but the gift comes with a catch.

12/18/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Winner Bought Ticket In Small NW Missouri Town

Dearborn is town of 500 off I-29 between KC and St. Joseph

11/29/2012

Gandhi Amrutlal sells a Powerball lottery ticket at his One Stop Mart store on Nov. 28, 2012 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Winning Tickets Sold In Record $587.5 Million Powerball Jackpot

Powerball officials say the record jackpot has been won.

11/29/2012

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How is the Powerball Money Distributed in Missouri?

Roughly 25 cents on the dollar goes to education

11/28/2012

A Powerball lottery ticket for the estimated record $500 million jackpot prize, Powerball's biggest winnings ever, is seen in a convenience store in Washington on November 26, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Big Winners Share Lessons, Risks of Powerball Win

Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners have some more sound advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends.

11/28/2012

Debra Bea fills out her Powerball numbers as she buys tickets at Circle News Stand on Nov. 27, 2012 in Hollywood, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Powerball Winner Had To Tell Self He ‘Didn’t Get Drunk, Break Into Someone’s House’ After He Won

So you just won the $500 million Powerball jackpot, the second highest in lottery history. Now what?

11/28/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To $550 Million

The record Powerball jackpot just keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount.

11/28/2012

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