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Powerball jackpot continues to rise

Powerball jackpot continues to rise

Because if you're going to dream of winning a lottery fortune, why not dream of winning two?

For the first time, USA lottery players will have a choice of games offering jackpots topping $300 million.

"Winning both jackpots is something fun to daydream about, but it's perhaps the ultimate long shot", Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich said. You must be at least 18 years old to get the ticket.

With no grand prize victor in Wednesday night's drawing, the Powerball jackpot will climb for the drawing on Saturday, August 12.

But that doesn't stop people from trying.

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Winners of more than $599 must claim their prize at the Lottery's Madison or Milwaukee office or by mail. That's more than they spend on movies, video games, music, sports tickets and books - combined.

The winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a field of one to 75.

Powerball and Mega Millions are played in 44 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The non-winning tickets will go into the drawing for the truck.

The Hoosier Lottery will also have a 2017 Ford F-150 on display for a giveaway.


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