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Published November 27, 2012, 04:34 PM

Devils Lake Stores Gear up for Record Powerball Ticket Sales

Clearly hopeful lotto players are ignoring astronomical odds to try to win the largest Powerball jackpot in history.

By: Adam Ladwig, WDAZ

Clearly hopeful lotto players are ignoring astronomical odds to try to win the largest Powerball jackpot in history.

With a $500 jackpot the odds aren't good -- 175 million to one. In Devils Lake, Powerball sales have already tripled for Wednesday's record drawing, and the temptation of striking it rich will only grow tomorrow. The Holiday gas station in Devils Lake is expected to easily top $1,000 in Powerball sales tomorrow. Lotto players are predicted to spend $214 million on tickets for tomorrow's drawing.

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