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Lottery hopefuls line up in Queens for $550M Powerball
Lottery hopefuls line up in Queens for $550M Powerball
News Melissa Mott 11/28/2012 at 3:01PM

Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is a record $550 million dollars, and all over Queens people have been lining up to buy a ticket. “I’m hoping to win,” said Gerry from New Hyde Park. “Every so often when there’s a big one I buy each of them. I buy Powerball, Mega Millions, all of them. I plan [...]

Record $500M Powerball jackpot
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2012 at 4:14PM

The Powerball jackpot has reached $500 million after lottery officials increased the winnings because of vigorous ticket sales, the AP reported. Before the boost, the lottery was at $425 million after almost two months without a winner. It’s the second highest jackpot in history after a $656 Mega Millions prize that was awarded in March, [...]