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  • A Mega Millions ticket is shown in this undated file photo.
  • Someone in the Southland is waking up $30 million richer. Lottery officials say a winning Mega Millions was sold in L.A.
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  • Fortune cookies are seen in this undated file photo.
  • A New York woman used the lucky numbers from her fortune cookie to play the lottery and won $2 million.
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  • Video of a homeless mans emotional reaction to winning $1,000 from a rigged lottery ticket has gone viral online.
  • Video of a homeless man's emotional reaction to winning $1,000 from a rigged lottery ticket has gone viral online.
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  • Video of a homeless mans emotional reaction to winning $1,000 from a rigged lottery ticket has gone viral online.
  • Video of a homeless man's emotional reaction to winning $1,000 from a rigged lottery ticket has gone viral online.
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  • Steve Trans jackpot winning ticket is shown in this photo provided by California Lottery. The winning numbers are on line C.
  • One of the two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot finally came forward in Northern California.
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  • A New York landscaper was cleaning up from Hurricane Sandy when he found a lottery ticket worth $1 million.
  • A New York landscaper was cleaning up from Hurricane Sandy when he found a lottery ticket worth $1 million.
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  • Racy Pel is seen in this photo Dec. 24, 2013. He purchased two winning Lotto tickets from the same store in Los Alamitos, winning a total of $50,032,304.
  • A man who purchased two winning Lotto tickets from the same Los Alamitos store has come forward.
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  • One of the two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot came forward in the state of Georgia Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
  • One of the two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot came forward in the state of Georgia Wednesday.
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  • A Mega Millions jackpot sign is seen at a Highland Park store on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.
  • Mega Millions lottery numbers were drawn Tuesday night, and winning tickets were sold in San Jose and Atlanta.
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  • Mega Millions lotto ticket
  • The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $550 million after nobody matched all six numbers in Friday's drawing.
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  • Mega Millions lotto ticket
  • The winning Mega Millions lottery numbers were announced Friday night as the jackpot reached $425 million.
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  • Three winning Mega Millions tickets in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland will share the record-setting $640 million jackpot.
  • Feeling lucky this Friday the 13th? The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to reach $400 million.
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  • The California Lottery released these surveillance images of the person who bought the winning Powerball ticket.
  • A man who bought a winning Powerball ticket in SoCal has lost nearly a half-million dollars since he didn't claim the prize.
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  • A Mega Millions ticket is shown in this photo taken March 23, 2012.
  • Starting Tuesday, the California Lottery is boosting jackpots and adding more ping pong balls to the Mega Millions game.
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  • B & H Liquor in Norwalk.
  • Someone in the Los Angeles area is $12 million richer but has not yet come forward to claim their prize.
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  • A woman holds up her Powerball ticket that she bought at Donut Star in Highland Park on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.
  • Powerball fever is back across the U.S., as the jackpot grows to more than $425 million in Wednesday's drawing.
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  • The winner of last month's massive $590 million Powerball jackpot is an 85-year-old woman from Zephyrhills, Fla.
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  • Margit Arrobio of Pasadena holds up Powerball tickets, one of which had all six winning numbers for the drawing on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, but were purchased an hour late.
  • What if you had all six winning Powerball numbers, but couldn't claim the jackpot? It happened to one Pasadena woman.
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  • People lined up Saturday at Blue Bird Liquor in Hawthorne to buy Powerball tickets.
  • The lone winning ticket of the $590.5 million Powerball jackpot Saturday was sold at a supermarket in Florida.
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  • People lined up Saturday at Blue Bird Liquor in Hawthorne to buy Powerball tickets.
  • The lone winner of the enormous Powerball jackpot Saturday went to a player who bought the ticket at a supermarket in Florida.
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  • People lined up Saturday at Blue Bird Liquor in Hawthorne to buy Powerball tickets.
  • The Powerball jackpot of $600 million is drawing large crowds to local lotto hotspots before the Saturday night drawing.
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  • People lined up Saturday at Blue Bird Liquor in Hawthorne to buy Powerball tickets.
  • The Powerball jackpot of $600 million is drawing large crowds to local lotto hotspots before the Saturday night drawing.
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  • The Powerball jackpot soared to $600 million on Friday, May 17, 2013. This is the largest Powerball jackpot in history, breaking the November 2012 record of $587.5 million, and the second largest of any lottery game in history.
  • Two massive lottery jackpots are up for grabs for the Powerball and Mega Millions. It may be time to try your luck!
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  • The Powerball jackpot soared to $600 million on Friday, May 17, 2013. This is the largest Powerball jackpot in history, breaking the November 2012 record of $587.5 million, and the second largest of any lottery game in history.
  • Two massive lottery jackpots are up for grabs for the Powerball and Mega Millions. It may be time to try your luck!
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  • A $600 million jackpot has people with Lotto fever snapping up tickets. What would you do with the winnings?
  • A $600 million jackpot has people with Lotto fever snapping up tickets. What would you do with the winnings?
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  • The Powerball jackpot soared to $600 million on Friday, May 17, 2013. This is the largest Powerball jackpot in history, breaking the November 2012 record of $587.5 million, and the second largest of any lottery game in history.
  • Two massive lottery jackpots are up for grabs for the Powerball and Mega Millions. It may be time to try your luck!
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  • A Powerball ticket is printed out in this undated file photo.
  • Two massive lottery jackpots are up for grabs for the Powerball and Mega Millions. It may be time to try your luck!
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  • A California Lottery sign is seen at a CVS store in Orange County, where a woman won $14 million.
  • What a difference a dollar makes. An Orange County woman accidentally put an extra dollar in the California Lottery machine and it paid off.
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  • A cashier hands a woman Powerball tickets in this undated file photo.
  • Californians got their first shot at the Powerball lottery, but there was no winner for the estimated $60 million jackpot.
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  • A Powerball sign for a $60 million jackpot is seen.
  • California is seeing the power of the Powerball, as the newest lottery game in the state made its debut Monday.
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  • A Powerball sign for a $60 million jackpot is seen.
  • California is seeing the power of the Powerball, as the newest lottery game in the state made its debut Monday.
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  • Undated file photo of a Powerball lottery sign on display.
  • Feeling lucky? If you like to play the lottery, you'll have another option starting Monday: Powerball.
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  • Undated file photo of a Powerball lottery sign on display.
  • Feeling lucky? If you like to play the lottery, you'll have another option starting Monday: California Powerball.
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  • A cashier hands a woman Powerball tickets in this undated file photo.
  • Powerball tickets will be sold in California starting next Monday. But what are your real odds of winning the game?
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  • A cashier hands a woman Powerball tickets in this undated file photo.
  • Powerball tickets will be sold in California starting next Monday. But what are your real odds of winning the game?
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  • Dennis, a homeless man who won the lottery in Illinois, is seen in this undated photo.
  • A homeless man in Illinois is paying it forward after winning $50,000 from a lottery scratch-off ticket.
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  • Matthew Good, 37, of Fountain Hills, Arizona has been identified as the second winner of the $587.5 million jackpot.
  • The second winner of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot has been revealed weeks after choosing to remain anonymous.
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  • The second winner of last week's Powerball jackpot drawing came forward, lottery officials announced Friday.
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  • The couple that won half of this week's $588 million Powerball lottery jackpot was introduced Friday at a Missouri high school.
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  • Powerball tickets are seen on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2012.
  • The California Lottery Commission unanimously voted on Thursday to adopt the multi-state Powerball mega-jackpot lottery.
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  • A Powerball ticket is printed at a convenience store in Ehrenberg, Ariz., on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012.
  • Two tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's record-breaking Powerball drawing to win a whopping $579.9 million.
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  • A Powerball ticket is printed at a convenience store in Ehrenberg, Ariz., on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012.
  • With the Powerball jackpot at $550 million, many California residents drove several hours to Arizona to buy tickets.
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  • A Powerball ticket is printed at a convenience store in Ehrenberg, Ariz., on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012.
  • With the Powerball jackpot at $550 million, California residents drove several hours to Arizona to buy tickets.
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  • The winning Powerball jackpot numbers for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 were 22-32-37-44-50, and the Powerball was 34.
  • The Powerball jackpot jumped from $325 million to $425 million after no players matched the winning numbers.
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  • Julie Cervera, holder of a $23 million lottery ticket, came forward Thursday to claim her jackpot, California Lottery officials said.
  • Julie Cervera, holder of a $23 million lottery ticket, came forward Thursday to claim her jackpot.
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  • Julie Cervera, holder of a $23 million lottery ticket, came forward Thursday to claim her jackpot, California Lottery officials said.
  • The holder of a $23 million lottery ticket came forward Thursday to claim her jackpot, California Lottery officials said.
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  • A woman who won the lottery in Michigan is shown holding her jackpot check for $1 million.
  • A Michigan lottery winner, who was put on probation for taking food stamps even after her win, has died.
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  • Rialto man Ronald Willis won the California Lottery Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. He appeared at a news conference on Friday.
  • The local winner of the California Lottery Mega Millions jackpot met the public Friday at a news conference.
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  • A $120-million lottery ticket was sold at a convenience store in Riverside, and the purchaser has yet to come forward.
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  • A California Lottery sign is seen in this undated file photo.
  • A $120-million lottery ticket was sold at a convenience store in Riverside, and the purchaser has yet to come forward.
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