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      Over $10 million worth of Powerball Lottery tickets sold in Georgia Wednesday

      Lottery players are flooding stores in Georgia to purchase Powerball tickets for Wednesday night's drawing for a record $500 million jackpot. (AP)

      Lottery players are flocking to stores in Georgia to purchase tickets for Wednesday night's drawing of the record $550 million Powerball jackpot.

      An official at the office of the Georgia Lottery released Wednesday's ticket sales numbers from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST), showing a whopping $10,538,110 worth of tickets sold. In just one hour, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Georgia Lottery reportedly sold $1,775,930 worth of tickets.

      Check out the numbers:

      Time (EST)Sales

      5a-6a

      $43,236

      6a-7a

      $147,285

      7a-8a

      $278,991

      8a-9a

      $368,130

      9a-10a

      $410,509

      10a-11a

      $496,867

      11a-noon

      $630,926

      noon-1p

      $780,754

      1p-2p

      $840,632

      2p-3p

      $885,553

      3p-4p

      $1,018,563

      4p-5p$1,243,2725p-6p$1,617,4626p-7p$1,775,930

      TOTAL

      $10,538,110

      Lottery officials reported on Wednesday morning that a $49 million winning lottery ticket had been sold in south Georgia.

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