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Keeping a lottery ticket safe

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Now that you've bought your Powerball ticket or tickets, how are you keeping them safe?

Some people recommend putting it in a safe deposit box.

However, did you know that banks and federal agencies do not insure the contents of a safe deposit box. In the case of a flood or other natural disaster, you could be, well, out of luck.

If you don't want to bother with a safe deposit box, maybe you keep your ticket in a drawer or carry it with you.

Head to our Facebook page or Twitter and tell us where you keep your Powerball ticket.

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