A Powerball lottery ticket sits in the machine at the 4 Sons Food Store and Chevron gas station which sold one of two winning Powerball lottery tickets in Fountain Hills, Ariz.
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November 30, 2012 Each of the two winning tickets is worth about $192.5 million if the "cash option" is chosen. One was sold in Missouri, the other in Arizona. The Missouri family that bought one of the winners has some plans for the windfall.
Ticket sales soared as the jackpot grew.
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November 29, 2012 Whoever bought the winning tickets will be splitting a $580 million jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. lottery history. Now, the wait is on to see who steps forward.
Don't shake it.
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November 28, 2012 Yes, the odds that you'll have the winning number are incredibly long — 1 in 175 million. Of course, if you don't buy a ticket the odds of winning disappear.
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