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1 Winning Ticket Sold For Record Powerball Jackpot

It’s all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.

05/19/2013

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Massive Powerball Jackpot Has Locals Dreaming Big

People lined up at supermarkets and convenience stores Saturday to get their Powerball tickets.

05/18/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To $600 Million

Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game’s history and the world’s second largest lottery prize.

05/17/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Grows To $600 Million

The Powerball jackpot has jumped to $600 million, a major climb less than a day after the latest drawing produced no winning ticket.

05/16/2013

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Expert Details Odds Of Winning $360 Million Powerball Jackpot

Powerball fever is spreading and tonight’s jackpot is one of the biggest ever at $360 million, but what are your odds of actually winning.

05/15/2013

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Two Lottery Tickets Worth $1 Mil Sold In Allegheny County

Two people in Allegheny County are sitting on winning lottery tickets.

04/12/2013

Pa. Lottery Giving Away Mega Millions Tickets For 1 Year

How would you like a chance to hit it rich every day this year?

03/05/2013

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Attorney General Rejects Gov. Tom Corbett’s Lottery Contract

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is rejecting Gov. Tom Corbett’s contract to hire a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery.

KDKA-TV–02/14/2013

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Cash 5 Jackpot Reaches $1.9 Million

When lottery games reach big jackpots, it’s usually tens of millions of dollars in games like Mega Millions or Powerball, not jackpots around $2 million.

02/06/2013

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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 17, 2013

Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, in case you missed anything.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/17/2013

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Corbett Signs Off On Long-Term Lottery Lease, Defends His Action

Gov. Tom Corbett said his administration on Wednesday night signed off on the Pennsylvania Lottery deal. Corbett is giving a 20-year contract to a British firm to operate the lottery.

01/17/2013

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Company Says Process To Takeover PA Lottery Is Unfair

One of the two companies that dropped its pursuit of a contract to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery says it was unable to get all of its questions answered by Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration.

01/16/2013

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 14, 2013

Here’s a recap of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/14/2013

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Police Alert Elderly To Lottery Scam With Possible Local Connections

Lottery scams are not uncommon, but they typically involve a scam artist in another country or at least another state. What makes this latest local case unusual is that a person involved in the scam actually showed up at the victim’s house. KDKA is hiding the victim’s identity for her own safety.

01/14/2013

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Some Legislators Furious After Corbett Signs Off On Privatizing Lottery

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed off on a controversial bid by a British company to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/tag/lottery/And some Democratic legislators are furious.

01/11/2013

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