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Workers at a Quaker Oats factory in Iowa claimed the largest lottery prize in the US state’s history on Wednesday – a massive $241 million.

The winners celebrated their win by travelling into town on a chartered bus, smiling for the media and attending a news conference – before requesting to remain anonymous.

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A group of US transport workers are celebrating after their office syndicate struck it lucky to the tune of a massive $172 million in last Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot.

48 Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority employees pooled their money together to buy tickets for the Powerball draw.

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A US woman did the unimaginable and matched all the winning numbers on two separate lottery tickets she bought on the same day, winning $1 million on each ticket.

Virginia Fike, 44, of Clarke County, Virginia, purchased two Powerball tickets on April 7, with each ticket winning her $1 million in prize money.

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A lucky lottery winner in the US has scooped a whopping $336 million jackpot, but is yet to claim their prize.

The winning Powerball ticket was purchased at a supermarket in Newport in the US state of Rhode Island, lottery officials announced at a press conference on Monday.

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Someone in the U.S. state of Connecticut has won this week’s massive $245 million Powerball jackpot – although they may not know it yet.

The winning ticket matched all six winning numbers — 12, 14, 34, 39, 46 and 36 — and was sold at an undisclosed location in the state’s Fairfield County.

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A Powerball jackpot prize in the U.S. has snowballed to a massive $245 million.

The chances of winning the Powerball jackpot are just over one in 195 million, but that hasn’t stopped people who have never even played from buying tickets for the draw.

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Last week, one lucky online casino slots player celebrated a mega progressive jackpot win of $165,000.

The Canadian woman, identified only as ‘Powerball’, was enjoying playing a tropical-themed video slot when she learned that she had scooped the progressive jackpot.

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Store clerk Chris Shaw can finally afford to go to the dentist to replace his two missing front teeth – after scooping a $258 million US Powerball jackpot.

Chris had just $28.96 in his account and a stack of bills to pay when he hit the jackpot with a ticket he bought from the convenience store where he works in Marshall, Missouri.

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A down-and-out cowboy who had his trailer repossessed and couldn’t pay his taxes lassoed one of the biggest lottery jackpots in history – a $232.1 million Powerball prize.

The news certainly came as a “yee-haw!” for 23-year-old South Dakokta rancher Neal Wanless. He won the mammoth jackpot a month after he bought the lucky ticket in the aptly named town – Winner.

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A 41-year-old mother of two, from the Western suburbs of Sydney, Australia, no longer has to worry about money troubles and plans to indulge in a little luxury after winning AUD$15.63 million in Powerball.

The self-employed winner, who wants to remain anonymous, paid just $11.55 for the winning ticket in yesterday’s draw.

“We’re struggling at the moment, don’t worry about that,” she said to a NSW Lotteries official. “This is going to make a big difference to our lives.

“I’ll use the money to pay off our mortgage and help family and friends. I’d also like to help some charities.

“There are lots of things that we couldn’t do before that we can do now.”

The still sceptical winner said she is also dreaming of spending her windfall on luxury cars, overseas holidays and special Christmas presents for her two teenage boys.

“Until I’ve seen the cheque I won’t believe it 100 per cent,” she said.

“I’m still not sure if it’s really true, but if I could have my dream car it would be a Range Rover Sport.

“We had looked at buying a new car recently, just normal family cars, but they seemed so overpriced. Now I don’t have to worry how much I pay. “I’d also like to take the family on a holiday to Europe and the UK. This Christmas is looking a lot brighter, the kids will be getting something better under the tree this year than they would have before,” she joked.

The winning numbers in last night’s Powerball draw were 9, 14, 18, 36, and 45, with Powerball number 43. The winner had been playing the same numbers every week since Powerball started in 1996, before trying her luck with randomly selected autopick numbers a few years ago.

The move certainly paid off for the lucky winner.

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