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12-29-2015 Powerball Jackpot Reaches $300 Million

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s most popular Lottery game is closing out 2015 with a big jackpot. Wednesday’s Powerball® Jackpot is an estimated $300 million with a cash option of $184.2 million. “We would love to see someone from West Virginia usher in the new year as a Powerball jackpot winner,” Acting Lottery Director John Myers said. “West Virginia has a great history with the Powerball game. Despite our small size, we have produced eight Powerball jackpot winners and it would… View Article