Massachusetts gamers will have a new option starting Sunday: Powerball, the multi-state, high-jackpot game.
State officials estimate that Powerball will increase state lottery sales about $50 million per year, generating about $25 million in new profits.
"This is a significant boost for local aid and our 351 cities and towns," Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill, who chairs the Lottery Commission, said in a statement today.
With the new agreement, 33 state lotteries will now offer both Powerball and Mega Millions.
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