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Powerball holds potential pitfall for problem gamblers

A measure of the excitement over a record $800 million Powerball jackpot can be seen in the ticket sales in Wisconsin in the last week.  In a normal week, ticket sales range from between 900,000 to 3.5 million, depending on the size of the jackpot. 

Locals Enter Lottery To Win $640 Million Jackpot

Someone from Wisconsin could be a millionaire by 10 p.m. FridayThe jackpot for Mega Millions is now at a record-breaking $640 million. Odds for winning are slim, one in 176 million, but the stakes are high. The winner in Wisconsin…