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Powerball Jackpot Increased to $550 Million!


CONTACT: Chuck Baumann
Phone: 503-540-1015
Cell: 503-510-7829

November 28, 2012 - Salem, Ore. - The Powerball jackpot for the tonight’s drawing has been increased to $550 million.

Powerball drawings are every Wednesday and Saturday, at 7:59 PM. Players can buy Powerball tickets at any Oregon Lottery retail location until 7:00 PM on the night of the drawing, as well.

The Oregon Lottery reminds players to always sign the back of their lottery tickets, regardless of the game, and in the event of winning the jackpot, consult with a trusted financial planner or similar professional to develop a plan for their winnings, and to contact the Lottery office

Results and additional details for Powerball and all Oregon Lottery games can be found on the Lottery’s Web site at

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