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  1. Va. Lottery reaps $16M from jackpot salesRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | The Daily News Leader

    The run up to the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has been profitable for the Virginia Lottery.

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  2. Mega Millions ticket in Newport News wins $20,000Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Fresh at 353 Chatham Drive in Newport News, matched four numbers along with the Mega Ball, according to a Virginia Lottery news release. The ticket normally would be worth only $5,000, but the prize was increased because of the Megaplier feature of ...

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  3. Mega Millions Winning Tickets Sold in Atlanta, San JoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | WSAW

    ... lottery's expectations, said Mega Millions lead director Paula Otto, who is also executive director of the Virginia Lottery. Otto said officials expected about 70 percent of the possible number combinations to be purchased for Tuesday's drawing. She ...

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  4. Check your numbers: 8, 14, 17, 20, 39; Mega Ball 7Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | The Capital-Journal

    ... night or for Friday's drawing, the jackpot could hit $1 billion, said Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions. That's an unheard of amount for Mega Millions or Powerball, the nation's two main ...

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  5. Report: At Least 2 Winning Mega Millions Ticket SoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | WFMY 2 Greensboro

    The one-time cash payout for Tuesday night's jackpot: a whopping $341.2 million, according to Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty.

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  6. Mega Millions jackpot ignites lottery dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | TBD.com

    ... next drawing scheduled Friday, it will reach $1 billion, according to Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and Mega Millions' lead director. Between 65 and 70 percent of roughly 259 million possible number combinations will be in ...

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  7. Mega Millions Tuesday jackpot reaches $636 millionRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2013 | TBD.com

    ... a $656 million prize last year that was the largest in U.S. history. Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and Mega Millions' lead director says ticket sales are ahead of projections, one of the primary factors pushing the jackpot ...

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  8. VA Lottery Reaps $16M From Jackpot SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2013 | WMDT

    The run up to the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has been profitable for the Virginia Lottery.

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  9. 2 winners in $636M Mega Millions drawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | Argus Leader

    ... said early Wednesday morning that she didn’t yet know in which city it had been sold. Otto, who is also the Virginia Lottery’s executive director, said $336 million in tickets were sold for Tuesday’s drawing — they had projected $319 million. “Sales ...

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  10. Winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Georgia and California, winners to split $636 million jackpotRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... incredible, it was just shy of the record $656 million jackpot from March 2012. Still, Paula Otto, the Virginia Lottery executive director and director for the Mega Millions game, was happy with the results. "It was a great run," Otto said. "We have ...

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  11. Numbers drawn for $636M Mega Millions jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | Florida Today

    ... it's hard for such a small amount of money to not take the chance." Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions, said officials expect about 70 percent of the possible number combinations would be ...

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  12. Odds are overwhelming, but lotteries tough to resistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | The Day

    ... next drawing scheduled Friday, it will reach $1 billion, according to Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and Mega Millions' lead director. Between 65 and 70 percent of roughly 259 million possible number combinations will be in ...

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  13. Winning numbers for $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second largest in U.S. historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... night or for Friday's drawing, the jackpot could hit $1 billion, said Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for Mega Millions. That's an unheard of amount for Mega Millions or Powerball, the nation's two main ...

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  14. Lottery players join in frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | Journalgazette.net

    ... next drawing scheduled Friday, it will reach $1 billion, according to Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and Mega Millions' lead director. Between 65 percent and 70 percent of roughly 259 million possible number combinations will ...

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  15. At least one winner in 'Mega' drawingRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | The Garden City Telegram

    ... at a pace that surpassed even the lottery's expectations, said Otto, who is also executive director of the Virginia Lottery. Otto said officials expected about 70 percent of the possible number combinations to be purchased for Tuesday's drawing. The ...

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  16. Correction: Mega Millions Jackpot storyRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2013 | SFGate

    ... sales prompted lottery officials to boost the jackpot from $400 million to $425 million. Paula Otto , the Virginia Lottery 's executive director and Mega Millions' lead director, said sales were 40 percent ahead of projections, prompting officials ...

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  17. Mega Millions jackpot reaches $550 million after no winners FridayRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2013 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... $550 million before the drawing on Tuesday. Paula Otto, the executive director for both Mega Millions and Virginia Lottery said that there is a chance it could beat the March 2012 jackpot. "We've never had a jackpot at this level in December leading ...

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  18. No Winners Friday Night in Mega Millions Lottery JackpotRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2013 | Patch.com

    ... ere to find out where to play in your area. Tickets cost $1 each. The winning numbers will be posted on the Virginia Lottery site.

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  19. Mega Millions jackpot climbs as nobody wins $425MRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2013 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... the amount to $550 million for Tuesday's drawing. That now ranks as the fourth-biggest. Paula Otto , the Virginia Lottery 's executive director and Mega Millions' lead director, told The Associated Press early Saturday that she expects the amount to ...

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  20. Mega Millions $400 Million Jackpot Drawing is NowRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2013 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... Mega Millions tickets mean more than just an exciting jackpot," said Paula Otto, executive director of the Virginia Lottery and lead director for the Mega Millions group. "They mean greater profits to benefit each state in which Mega Millions is ...

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