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National lottery? Bet on it

5 years ago Tuesday, October 13, 2009 6:23:36 PM CDT October 13, 2009 Tuesday, October 13 2009 Oct 13, 2009 in News
Source: Associated Press

The nation's two biggest lottery games are talking about selling each other's tickets in what could become the first national lottery.  The head of a lottery association says both have agreed in pinciple to cross-sell tickets for both games beginning next year.  Powerball is played in 31 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mega Millions is played in 12 states. "It's a way to increase sales and reach out to more players" according to Tom Shaheen, the president of the lottery association's board of directors said.

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