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Hoosiers score with Powerball

The following statement was issued Friday by the Hoosier Lottery:

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 4, 2014) - Last night's Powerball drawing favored two lucky Hoosier players who have tickets worth $10,000 each!

The two winning tickets were sold in Indianapolis, one at CVS Pharmacy, 6975 N. Pendleton Pike, and the other at Payless Liquors, 1317 W. 86th St.

In addition to those two prizes, over 10,400 Hoosiers scored with winning tickets. In total, the prize value of Hoosier tickets in last night's drawing was over $85,000.

With no Powerball jackpot winner last night, the big prize stands at an estimated $110,000,000 for Saturday's drawing.Tickets are just $2 each and are available at over 4,000 Hoosier Lottery retailers across the state of Indiana.

ABOUT THE HOOSIER LOTTERY: Hoosier Lottery distributions benefit every county throughout Indiana. Each fiscal year, the Hoosier Lottery contributes $30 million to local police and firefighters' pensions, and $30 million to the Teacher's Retirement Fund. In fiscal year 2012, $147.6 million in Hoosier Lottery earnings helped reduce the motor vehicle excise tax by up to 50 percent.

To learn more about the Hoosier Lottery, visit www.hoosierlottery.com and follow on Facebook and Twitter.

To view a video about where the proceeds from the Hoosier Lottery go, click here. Download Hoosier Lottery logos here.

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