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250,000 Aussies chase US Powerball pot

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More than a quarter of a million Australians tried their luck in this week’s record-breaking $US1.6 billion United States Powerball draw, and all of them are back at work.

The huge US jackpot – which was shared by three US winners – caused a gambling frenzy on Thursday in Australia, with more than 250,000 people registering on, and crashing, the website that allowed them to buy tickets in the draw.

It was the first time Australian players have been able to take part in an offshore lottery after online lottery business Lottoland was granted an Australian licence just before Christmas.

Read full article: SBS.com.au, 15 Jan 2016 

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