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Online Lottery Sales Falling Short As Big Powerball Drawing Approaches

Lottery vendors are busy as players snap up tickets for the $337 million Powerball drawing Wednesday night, while officials say online lottery ticket sales have been falling short of expectations.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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$363M Mega Millions Jackpot Has People Dreaming

The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery drawing Tuesday night has swelled to $363 million, and that has a lot of people dreaming.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

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Online Lottery Sales Set To Begin Sunday

Starting this Sunday, lottery players will be able to buy tickets online.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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7-11 Store Owners: Online Lottery Sales Could Mean Massive Layoffs

Owners of 7-Eleven stores are warning of massive layoffs to come, unless the Illinois Lottery protects them from competition from the online sales that are expected to start this year.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012