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Not once have I ever heard anyone refer to their unemployment benefit as some sort of jackpot.
The wining numbers were drawn Wednesday, and the jackpot is the biggest prize for the Maryland lottery, officials said.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica said in a statement that “this is a truly exciting day for Maryland as we wait to see who will step forward to claim the jackpot.”
When that happens, the arachnids are commonly seen as winning the vertebrate jackpot.
SOFIA can, and over the course of two years of observations, the NASA team hit the molecular jackpot, finding the precise fingerprint of water scattered across Clavius.
Did the preacher gent die, er did Brother Peyton jump the game, taking the jackpot with him?
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
"Let him keep the doggone calf and we'll have to put up a jackpot for the feller that owns it," advised Bronco.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
It was jackpot; the chips were piled high; and the man in the linen coat was dealing again.
Jimmie Greeley was raking in a jackpot, grinning fiendishly at the dour Jim Hutch when they heard heavy, running feet outside.
DOWN THE MOTHER LODEVIVIA HEMPHILL
"Instead of bein' a jackpot bunch of triflin' no-account scalawags," murmured Jack.
OH, YOU TEX!WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE

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