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A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store on February 11, 2015 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas Tickets Win $564 Million Powerball

Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.

02/12/2015

Powerball jackpot hits $500 million (CBS2)

Powerball Jackpot Jumps Up Hits $564 Million At Drawing

It is the fifth largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history and the third largest Powerball, CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reported.

02/11/2015

Lottery hopefuls buy Powerball tickets (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot Grows To $485 Million, 5th Largest Prize In U.S. History

Because of strong sales, lottery officials Tuesday raised the estimated jackpot from $450 million to $485 million.

02/10/2015

Tri-State area residents are hoping to win the $380M Powerball drawing on Feb. 7, 2015 (Credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

No Winner In $390M Powerball Drawing; Jackpot To Climb To $450M

The next drawing will be Wednesday after no one matched Saturday’s winning numbers.

02/08/2015

Tri-State area residents are hoping to win the $380M Powerball drawing on Feb. 7, 2015 (Credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Residents Dream Big With Hope Of Winning $380M Powerball Jackpot

Tickets can be purchased in 44 states, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

02/07/2015

Powerball Ticket (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images/File)

No Winner In Wednesday’s Powerball Drawing, Jackpot Soars To $360 Million

There was no winner in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, so the jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is $360 million, according to New York lottery officials.

02/05/2015

FILE -- A man fills out his numbers while waiting to purchase Powerball tickets in Manhattan.   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Time Is Running Out To Claim $1 Million New York Lottery Powerball Ticket

The second-place Powerball ticket was purchased at a Quick Mart store in Nanuet in Rockland County for a drawing that took place on Dec. 11, 2013.

12/03/2014

FILE -- A man fills out his numbers while waiting to purchase Powerball tickets in Manhattan.   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In New Jersey Set To Expire

The ticket for the Sept. 18, 2013 drawing was bought at the Convenience Express store on River Road. The winning numbers were 7, 10, 22, 32 and 35 and the Red Powerball Number was 19.

09/02/2014

Salvatore Cambria (left) and Eric Onyango said they bought a $1 million winning Powerball ticket in New Jersey, and threw it in the garbage when they read the wrong winning numbers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pair Claiming To Have Thrown Away $1 Million Lotto Ticket Suing N.J. Lottery

Erick Onyango and Salvatore Cambria, both of Suffern, N.Y., claim they had a million-dollar lottery ticket in their hands, but they threw it away.

06/26/2014

Lottery's Jenny Garcia, Emma Duvoll and Yolanda Vega (New York State Gaming Commission)

Bronx Powerball Winner Finds Lucky Numbers In Fortune Cookie

Emma Duvoll, 75, said her son bought Chinese food in Manhattan and when they got home “we opened the cookie and the numbers looked attractive so we played them.”

03/06/2014

FILE -  A customer purchases a Powerball lottery ticket.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Winning $425M Powerball Ticket Sold In California

The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and a Powerball of 34.

02/20/2014

FILE -- A man fills out his numbers while waiting to purchase Powerball tickets in Manhattan.   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Hits $425.3 Million

Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has rolled over 15 times since December and will be the fourth-biggest Powerball jackpot and sixth-highest lottery prize of all time.

02/19/2014

Powerball Tickets BIG DL

Search Is On For $1 Million Powerball Winner On Long Island

New York Lottery officials are trying to track down the owner of a $1 million Powerball ticket purchased on Long Island in July.

01/30/2014

New York Lottery's Gretchen Dizer and Yolanda Vega (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

New York Lottery Officials Search For ‘Missing Millionaire’ In The Bronx

The owner of a winning $1 million Powerball ticket has until Sunday to come forward and claim the prize.

01/29/2014

Mega Millions lottery ticket forms at a convenience store in New York. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brisk Sales Boost Mega Millions Jackpot To $425M

It is the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, trailing only a $656 million jackpot won in March 2012, and the fifth largest lottery jackpot of any kind in U.S. history.

12/13/2013

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