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Man Forgets Glasses, Mistakenly Buys Winning Lottery Ticket

A man who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier.


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Mystery Lottery Case Delayed, Lotteries Heighten Security

The fraud trial for a former lottery worker accused of fixing a lotto game in an attempt to win a $14 million jackpot was delayed Monday, but officials said the case has prompted them to heighten security.


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$12 Million Lotto Texas Jackpot Still Unclaimed

The winning ticket from the January 1 Lotto Texas drawing still hasn’t been presented and as the deadline looms for its redemption, the drawing’s grand prize of $12 million remains unclaimed.


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Texans Dish Out Dough Hoping To Be The Next Multi-Millionaire

All it took as a dollar and a dream. Just minutes ago, the Mega Millions drawing may have helped someone turn a single ticket into some $636 million.


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North Texas Man Claims $40 Million Powerball Jackpot

The Texas Lottery says a man who lives in a small North Texas town has claimed a $40 million Powerball jackpot.


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Texans Have A Double Dose Of Lottery Fever

North Texans are coming down with a double dose of lottery fever this week.


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Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million

The record Powerball jackpot keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount. In Texas alone early $7 million worth of Powerball tickets were sold before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.


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Record Powerball Result Of Changes To Boost Sales

The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game.


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Winning Texas Lotto Ticket Sold In Fort Worth

Someone in North Texas is believed to be holding a lottery ticket worth $28 million. Saturday’s Lotto Texas winning ticket was sold at a Shell gas station in north Fort Worth.


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Mega Millions Jackpot Increases To $640 Million

Lottery officials say they are increasing the Mega Millions lottery jackpot to $640 million, raising what was already a world-record prize.


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Cost Of Playing Powerball Doubles, Jackpots Increase

Plan on digging deeper in your wallet to play the multi-state lottery game Powerball. Beginning yesterday, the price of a Powerball ticket doubled from $1 to $2.


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Economy Blamed For Texas Lottery Player Changes

The struggling economy is blamed for a slide in the percentage of people playing Texas Lottery games.