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Interactive Map: Here’s where winning Mega Millions tickets have been sold in NC

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $630 million. The largest win in North Carolina was at the Kangaroo Express in Greenville on Sept. 30, 2011. Since 2010, 40 winning Mega millions tickets have been sold in the Piedmont Triad. Greenvile's sole win was $56.5 million, while the other 39 wins add up to $57 million and only about $500,000 more.
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Interactive Map: Here’s where winning Mega Millions tickets have been sold in NC
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North Carolina pro teams advocate internet sports betting

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Caesars, Cherokee Indians partner on Virginia casino

Caesars Entertainment and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announce a partnership on the $650 million Caesers Virginia project. Construction is scheduled to begin this week on Danville, Virginia. The resort will include a 500-room hotel, 2,500-seat live entertainment venue and 40,000 square feet of convention space.
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Powerball winning numbers drawing for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022

The jackpot was reset to $20 million with a cash option of $11.8 million. The Powerball was won on Wednesday, Aug. 3 by a lottery player in Pennsylvania who took home $206.9 million and will be able to stay anonymous under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
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Powerball winning numbers drawing for Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022
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Mega Millions 2022: Where to buy tickets, how to buy online, price, cut off time, app purchases

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $1.02 billion. It's the fourth largest jackpots in U.S. multistate lottery history. You can buy tickets from lottery retailers/agents in 45 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.,S Virgin Islands. In New Jersey, the New York lottery website has a retailer finder. Residents of Illinois, Georgia, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, N.J., the D.C., and Virginia can purchase tickets online.
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Mega Millions 2022: Where to buy tickets, how to buy online, price, cut off time, app purchases

Rating the Best Online Blackjack in the USA

The name blackjack comes from the French Vingt-Un (21). The game originated in the Klondike Gold Rush. It is now the most popular card game in casinos. Blackjack has a low house edge and numerous books explaining how to lower the operator's advantage. Online BlackJack is also popular.
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Rating the Best Online Blackjack in the USA
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Mega Millions jackpot: Can you buy lottery tickets online?

The Mega Millions jackpot is over $1 billion. Five U.S. states do not participate in the lottery game. In some states, you can buy tickets online by registering with the lotteries. In New York, one can purchase a subscription with state's lottery. The details about how to register can be found on the Lotterie's website.
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Mega Millions jackpot: Can you buy lottery tickets online?

Mega Millions jackpot: Is it possible to guarantee a win?

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $830 million. It's the third highest Mega millions jackpots of all time. The easiest possible win is matching only the Mega Ball. If you buy 25 tickets for $2 each, you'll spend $50 on the tickets. You'll get bragging rights, but you will be $48 in the red.
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Mega Millions jackpot: Is it possible to guarantee a win?

Australian Tribe Lays Claim to Queensland Land, Plans Casino

The Kombumerri-NgarangWal Saltwater People have filed a Native Title claim for land on Queensland's Gold Coast. They want to commercialise the land and build a resort. Star Entertainment currently has the only casino license for the Gold coast area. It's also part of a consortium redeveloping the Queen's Wharf area of the city into an integrated resort, aimed at luxury travellers.
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Australian Tribe Lays Claim to Queensland Land, Plans Casino

Million dollar lottery ticket purchased at North Carolina grocery store

Million dollar lottery ticket purchased at North Carolina grocery store. The winner has 180 days to claim their prize. Mega Millions jackpot is $530 million annuity or $304.7 million cash. The lottery raises about $2.5 million a day for education. It is the eighth largest in the history of the game. Players can buy tickets at any lottery retail location or online.
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Million dollar lottery ticket purchased at North Carolina grocery store

Caesars Shares Plans for Revamped Las Vegas Strip Casino

Caesars shares plans for revamping Las Vegas Strip Casino. New casinos, including Dream Las. Vegas and the long-delayed Fontainebleau, are on their way. Hard Rock International plans a Guitar Hotel on the site of the Mirage's volcano. Caesar's plans to sell Flamingo resort casino and rebrand Ballys under its gambler-friendly Horseshoe brand. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri gave away a key part of this plan at a July 11 event.
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Mega Millions Jackpot Surges To $440 Million, Highest In Over A Year

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached $440 million for Tuesday night's drawing. The last time the jack pot reached this level was on May 21, 2021, when a winning group in Pennsylvania took home a $516 million jack Pot. A winner in North Carolina would have the choice of taking the $ 440 million as an annuity or $247.8 million in cash.
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Mega Millions Jackpot Surges To $440 Million, Highest In Over A Year

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Most of the 50 states in the United States have legalized gambling in some way. The forms of gambling allowed differ depending on each state’s laws.
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Southland Casino Hotel in Arkansas Takes Players Club Mobile with Playersoft

The Playersoft product suite is touted by over 100 casinos across the USA as being the standard for mobile applications in brick & mortar gaming operations. Southland Casino Hotel recently opened its newly expanded casino complex that boasts 2,400 slot machines, as many as 50 live table games, sports betting and a new covered parking garage with over 1, 400 spaces. Restaurants at Southlands include the Sports Bar & Grill, Ignite Steakhouse, The Fry House, and The Grind coffee chop. New bars include Chairman’s Bar and the Ignites Steaks Bar. The property's expansion continues with a gleaming, blue-glass high-rise hotel currently under construction that will feature 300 rooms.
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Southland Casino Hotel in Arkansas Takes Players Club Mobile with Playersoft

Fayetteville Woman Wins $200,000 on Scratch-Off Ticket

Ruby Murray won $200,000 on a Carolina Jackpot scratch-off ticket. She bought it at Shop N Save on Ramsey Street. The next Carolina jackpot second-chance drawing is scheduled for July 27. The lottery raises more than $900 million per year for education. For details on how $22.6 million raised by the lottery made a difference in Cumberland County in 2021, visit www.nclottery.com.
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Fayetteville Woman Wins $200,000 on Scratch-Off Ticket

Could Someone in North Carolina Win $370 Mega Millions Jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot in North Carolina has increased to $370 million. The winner would get either $213 million in cash or $368 million annuity. A Harnett County resident won $30,000 in Friday's drawing. The lottery raises more than $900 million a year for education in the state. It's available at any lottery retail location or online. For details on how the lottery funds have made a difference in all of North Carolin's 100 counties, visit the website.
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Could Someone in North Carolina Win $370 Mega Millions Jackpot?

Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $370 million

The Mega Millions jackpot grew another $10 million this week. The jackpots have been growing every drawing since April. A ticket sold in Tennessee won a $20 million jack pot in the April 15 drawing.
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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $370 million

Its a jackpot! Truck driver goes to take Rs 1.5 lakh lottery prize, ends up with Rs 7.5 crore

A US truck driver won $1 million on a lottery ticket. He bought it in Mattawan, Michigan. Earlier this month, a US man mistakenly won a jackpot worth $585, 949. He plans to buy a new truck and a house with the money. The man also wants to donate a portion of his prize to the neighbourhood. It is estimated that the jackpots will be worth around Rs 7.5 crore. In the past, the winner has won about Rs 4.6 crore on different lottery tickets.
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Its a jackpot! Truck driver goes to take Rs 1.5 lakh lottery prize, ends up with Rs 7.5 crore

Mega Millions jackpot stands at $360 million

The Mega Millions jackpot is $360 million annuity worth $199.3 million in cash. The Powerball jackpots are $366.7 million and $10 million. One player in North Carolina won a $ 10,000 prize in Tuesday's drawing. The odds of winning a Mega millions jack pot are 1 in 302.5 million, but the lottery raises more than $900 million a year for education.
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Mega Millions jackpot stands at $360 million

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Plaza Hotel & Casino unveils four new projects to transform its Main Street façade and dome. The projects include an animated Carousel Bar under the Plaza’s iconic dome, downtown”s first smoke-free, social media friendly gaming area, a rooftop patio at Oscar's steakhouse and Pinkbox Doughnuts. Nellie “Southern Kitchen‚ has officially opened the doors to its first West Coast location at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The Plaza and Oscar's will remain open during construction. For more information, contact Amy E. S. Maier, The Warren Group, [email protected]
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Weekend Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots add up to $647 million

Weekend Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots add up to $647 million. North Carolinians can play for a Mega Million jackpot worth $312 million on Friday night and $335 million annuity on Saturday night. The two jack pots have climbed together for weeks. Someone won a $1 million Mega MegaMillions prize in the New Year's Eve drawing that remains unclaimed.
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Weekend Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots add up to $647 million

Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Top $600 Million Combined

Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots are worth $600 million combined. The Mega MegaMillions jackpot is worth a $290 million annuity. Powerball jack pot is $312 million. Someone won $50,000 in Monday's drawing with a ticket from a Snack Shop on N.C 55 in Cary. The odds of winning the Power Ball are 1 in 292 million and the odds for winning Mega Million are 1.5 million to 1, but the lottery raises more than $900 million a year for education.
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Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Top $600 Million Combined

Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Now Surpass Half A Billion Dollars

Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots are now more than half a billion dollars. Tuesday's Mega Mega Million jackpot is $247 million annuity worth $140.6 million in cash. The Powerball jack pot is a $258 million, worth $147.4 million for Wednesday's drawing. A $2 Power Ball ticket sold in Guilford County won $50,000 in Monday's Power ball drawing at Sheetz in Colfax.
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Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Now Surpass Half A Billion Dollars

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots now surpass half a billion dollars

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are engaged in a back-and-forth contest to offer the largest jackpot for someone in North Carolina to win. Tuesday's Mega Millions jack pot is $247 million annuity that is worth $140.6 million in cash. Wednesday's Power Ballot is a $258 million jack Pot annuities worth $147.4 million. A $2 PowerBall ticket sold in Guilford County won $50,000 in Monday's drawing.
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Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots now surpass half a billion dollars

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots total more than half a billion

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots are worth more than half a billion dollars each. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is $247 million annuity that is worth $140.6 million in cash. Wednesday's Power Ball jack pot is a $258 million, worth $147.4 million. Both drawings air live on WRAL-TV before WRALS News at 11 p.m.
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Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots total more than half a billion

REGIONAL: Cabarrus County woman wins $110,000 jackpot

Bonnie Summers of Concord won a $110,000 jackpot on a Cash 5 ticket. She collected her prize on Tuesday. Cash5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina. The jackpots for the games raise more than $900 million a year for education.
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REGIONAL: Cabarrus County woman wins $110,000 jackpot

Deputies seize more than $200K in gambling arrest at Duck Arcade

Jindeng Dong, 41, a Chinese national living in Salisbury, was arrested on May 31 and charged with running an illegal gambling operation. He was also charged on five other counts. The investigation into Duck Arcade Sweepstakes at 1012 Mooresville Road began on March 21, 2021. On April 7, 2022, officers from the Sheriff’s Office and Salisburys Police executed a state search warrant at DuckArcade. They found 95 playing stations, dozens of PCs and monitors, and gambling-related equipment. Also taken as evidence were two firearms and ammunition.
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Deputies seize more than $200K in gambling arrest at Duck Arcade

Over $200k seized in Salisbury arcade gambling operation investigation

Rowan County Sheriff's Office seized almost a quarter-million dollars from Duck Arcade Sweepstakes. Jindeng Dong, 41, was arrested on May 31, 2022. He was running Duck arcade under the guise of a legal arcade. The games allowed patrons to receive cash equal to credits earned and bet more than eight credits per play. Dong was charged with slot machine or device defined (misdemeanor), gambling (felony), operate/possess slot machines (Misdeneanor) and operating five or more gaming machines.
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Over $200k seized in Salisbury arcade gambling operation investigation

Arrest made after deputies search Duck Arcade, more expected

Jindeng Dong, 41, a Chinese national living in Salisbury, was arrested on May 31 and charged with running an illegal gambling operation. Investigators also had a warrant to search Dong's home, where they seized approximately $117,000 in cash along with business documents and a money counting machine. The case involved both the Sheriff’s Office and the Salisburys Police Department. On April 7, 2022, officers from the sheriff's office and Salimburies Police executed a state search warrant at Duck Arcade. They found 95 playing stations and gambling-related equipment.
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Arrest made after deputies search Duck Arcade, more expected

Harnett County Woman Wins $834,910 Cash 5 Jackpot

Katie Bailey of Lillington won a $834,910 jackpot on a Cash 5 ticket. She bought it at the Food Lion on West Cornelius Harnett Boulevard where she works. The odds of winning a cash 5 jackpots are 1 in 962,598. Cash5 raises more than $900 million a year for education in North Carolina.
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Harnett County Woman Wins $834,910 Cash 5 Jackpot

Wendell Woman Wins $150,000 Paying Powerball

Donna Knowles of Wendell, North Carolina, bought a $3 Power Play ticket and won $50,000. The 3X multiplier tripled the prize to $150,00. She claimed her prize Wednesday at lottery headquarters and took home $106,516. Saturday's Powerball drawing offers a jackpot of $83 million or $47.6 million in cash.
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Wendell Woman Wins $150,000 Paying Powerball

North Carolina man wins more than $133,000 on Fast Play lottery ticket: ‘This is really going to help us’

Barry King, 73, of Tarboro, North Carolina, won $133,510 on Fast Play lottery ticket. He bought the ticket at Food Lion on Western Boulevard in Tarborough. King and his girlfriend are happy about the win. They are going to use the money to pay some bills and buy a new car. The odds of winning a Fast play jackpot are 1 in 320,000. A $5 ticket receives 50 percent of the jackpots amount.
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North Carolina man wins more than $133,000 on Fast Play lottery ticket: ‘This is really going to help us’

Stifel Nicolaus Trims Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Target Price to $46.00

Stifel Nicolaus reduced Las Vegas Sands’ price target from $56.00 to $46.000 in a research report. The price objective suggests a potential upside of 34.70% from the stock's previous close. Bank of America lowered shares of Las Las Sands from a “neutral” to an ‘underperform“ rating and reduced their price for the company from $ 46.0 to $40.50. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their target price on shares LasLas Sands to from £53.20 to £50, and lifted their target for them from €39.80 to €45.
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Stifel Nicolaus Trims Las Vegas Sands (NYSE:LVS) Target Price to $46.00

Powerball for April 20th; 2022: The winning numbers for the $370 million jackpot

The jackpot for the Powerball game has risen to $370 million. The cash option for Wednesday's drawing will be $222.8 million, but the prize money is still a long way off from the Top 10 PowerBall jackpots. Since Valentine's Day, a lottery player in Connecticut won $185.3 million and the last Powerplay has not been won. Each week, you have three chances to win the jack pot: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
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Powerball for April 20th; 2022: The winning numbers for the $370 million jackpot

Powerball celebrates 30th anniversary, game has raised $1.1B for NC education

Powerball game has been running since April 19th, 1992. The game is celebrating its 30th anniversary this week. North Carolina joined the Powerball in 2006. Since then, the game produced $2.76 billion in ticket sales in North Carolinians. It has also raised more than $1.1 billion for education programs in the state.
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Powerball celebrates 30th anniversary, game has raised $1.1B for NC education

Jobs Galore as US Casinos Engage in ‘Great Hiring Wave’

US Casinos are hiring more staff. Over 100 employers will offer 13,000 jobs at a Las Vegas jobs fair on Friday. In California, Morongo Casino Resort & Spa has been hosting job fairs since December. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina needs 900 more employees for its Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Harrah”s Valley River Hotel & Casino.
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Jobs Galore as US Casinos Engage in ‘Great Hiring Wave’

$325 million jackpot up for grabs in Saturday’s Powerball drawing

$325 million jackpot up for grabs in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. The winner could take home the jackpots as an annuity paying out the $325M over 29 years or take $201M in cash. Tickets cost $2. Power Ballots raise more than $900M for education each year.   for details on how lottery funds have made a difference in all of North Carolina”s 100 counties.
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$325 million jackpot up for grabs in Saturday’s Powerball drawing

10 People Who Recently Won $7,000 or More at The Two Kings Casino

10 people recently won over $7,000 at the Two Kings Casino in North Carolina. The Catawba Two King's Casino Resort opened in early July 2021. It's a temporary casino with 500 slot machines inside trailers. Next up, the facility will be expanded with 1,500 more slot machine.
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10 People Who Recently Won $7,000 or More at The Two Kings Casino

Saturday’s Powerball jackpot tops quarter billion dollars

Saturday's Powerball jackpot tops quarter billion dollars. The winner could take home an estimated $268 million. Last Saturday's drawing, a ticket sold in Greene County won $50,000 and another sold in Harnett Count won $100,00. Monday's ticket in Burke County also won a $ 50, 000.
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Saturday’s Powerball jackpot tops quarter billion dollars

Powerball jackpot climbs to $268 million

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing is now over a quarter of a billion dollars. The winner could take home the jackpots as an annuity paying out $268 million over 29 years and $171.1 million in cash.
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Powerball jackpot climbs to $268 million

Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $222 Million

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing is $200 million. The winner could take home the jack pot as an annuity over 29 years or take $140.5 million in cash. Power Ball tickets cost $2. Tickets are sold at lottery retail locations and online.
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Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $222 Million

Gambling In 2022: Boom After A Pandemic Slump

Nevada's casinos are on track to have their best year ever. Revenue from "iGaming" increased by over 300 percent. Since the previous year, gambling income has already topped $44 billion. Sports and internet gambling account for only 15% of the gross betting income. In-person slots and table games are driving the industry's comeback from a 30% drop in 2020 caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.
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Pinehurst man wins $100,000 jackpot

Samphant Vanamathi won $71,011 on a $1 Cash 5 ticket. He bought it at Harris Teeter in Taylortown. Cash5 is one of four lottery games in North Carolina where players can buy tickets online or with the NC Lottery Official Mobile App. Tuesday's jackpot is $148,000.
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Pinehurst man wins $100,000 jackpot