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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Let us at that Powerball

Posted By on Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 2:00 PM

The Arkansas Lottery has distributed figures that show Arkansas ranked 8th highest among 33 jurisdictions (31 states, D.C. and Virgin Islands) in Powerball gambling per capita this week. We are third highest in the percentage of Powerball players making Powerplay wagers (where you pay a buck to double your winnings on some of the prizes).

LOTTERY RELEASE

The statistics below are from the Powerball® drawing last night, Wednesday, November 11.  They show Arkansas Powerball® sales as eighth highest per capita among the 33 jurisdictions (31 states, DC, and USVI).  They show Arkansas Powerplay sales as third highest per capita.  
 
November 11, 2009 Powerball Draw
Top 10 States
 
StatePer Capita Sales
DC 0.476
RI 0.379
VI 0.332
DE 0.314
WV 0.266
NH 0.265
ND 0.253
AR 0.249
SC 0.245
CT 0.241

 
 
StatePowerPlay %
VI 64.8%
ND 57.0%
AR 42.6%
OK 39.7%
CO 39.2%
SC 37.9%
ME 36.4%
VT 32.6%
NC 31.6%
MT 23.7%

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