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As Powerball Jackpot Soars, Sales In New York Up 15 Percent

Posted By Joseph Spector On November 28, 2012 @ 3:24 pm In Other | Comments Disabled

The Powerball jackpot grew to $550 million today as sales across the country soar. New York is now different: Sales rose 15 percent on Tuesday, according to the state Lottery.

The drawing is tonight.

According to the state Lottery, sales grew from $86 million to nearly $99 million between Monday and Tuesday. That equates to $5 per person in New York.

Here’s some USA Today video of a couple who won Powerball.

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