SETH WENIG/ASSOCIATED PRESSA sign advertises the Powerball lottery in New York on Monday. The jackpot is so big that billboards around the country have to advertise the prize as $999 million because they're not built to show billions. A jackpot that high can be a problem for compulsive gamblers, experts say.
SETH WENIG/ASSOCIATED PRESSA sign advertises the Powerball lottery in New York on Monday. The jackpot is so big that billboards around the country have to advertise the prize as $999 million because they're not built to show billions. A jackpot that high can be a problem for compulsive gamblers, experts say. Seth Wenig AP
SETH WENIG/ASSOCIATED PRESSA sign advertises the Powerball lottery in New York on Monday. The jackpot is so big that billboards around the country have to advertise the prize as $999 million because they're not built to show billions. A jackpot that high can be a problem for compulsive gamblers, experts say. Seth Wenig AP

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