October 31, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada residents who pine to play the lottery will soon be able to buy Powerball tickets.
The Primm Valley Lotto Store just over the California border announced Wednesday that it would begin selling tickets for the multi-state lottery game on April 8 of next year.
Primm is 40 miles southwest of Las Vegas. In the past, it didn't carry Powerball tickets.
The parking at the Lotto Store regularly fills up with Nevada license plates when other big jackpots come around.
A store off U.S. Highway 93 in Arizona, about 50 miles from downtown Las Vegas, also sells Powerball tickets.
Nevada is one of a handful of states that prohibit lotteries.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.