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Woman takes to crowdfunding site to get back her Powerball losses

Technically Incorrect: A Tennessee woman reportedly raises $800 after she goes to GoFundMe to make up for her futile spending on Powerball tickets.

By January 15, 2016

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Can Powerball end poverty? Lottery meme fails to check the math

A photo suggesting the US could end poverty by dividing the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot evenly was widely shared on Facebook, but the math really, really (really) didn't add up.

By January 12, 2016

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Man claims online psychic made him buy $1 million Powerball winning ticket

A Hollywood man claims an online psychic pestered him by sending periodic messages that promised riches were coming soon. He tried to ignore the psychic. And then.

By September 27, 2015

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Facebook Powerball hoaxer: Girlfriend wanted me to nix it

Nolan Daniels, the software engineer who fooled many into believing he'd won the Powerball lottery, admits he wanted the Facebook shares record.

By December 11, 2012

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Facebook Powerball hoaxer is software engineer, report says

The man who persuaded more than 2 million people to share his photo of a fake winning Powerball ticket is reportedly the co-owner of an Arizona-based medical software company.

By December 2, 2012

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The real joy of the Powerball Facebook fake

A man claims to be a Powerball winner and offers $1 million to anyone who shares the picture of him and his ticket. Almost 2 million share it. But it's the messages they leave that show humanity for what it is.

By December 1, 2012

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Facebook photo a Powerball prank? A million users hedge bets

A Facebook user posts a photo of himself with a "winning" Powerball ticket and asks fellow Facebookers to share it for a chance at a million bucks. Does he get a response? We'll give you one guess.

By November 30, 2012