NPR CEO buys Powerball tickets for entire staff

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A record lottery jackpot has put NPR CEO Jarl Mohn in the giving mood.

NPR staffers reported Wednesday on Twitter that Mohn purchased a Powerball ticket for each of the network’s employees.

NPR spokesperson Isabel Lara confirmed the news with Current.

The drawing for the record $1.5 billion jackpot takes place later tonight.

The catch: if an NPR staffer wins she or he will give half to NPR.

But not all NPR employees were on-board:

NPR has more than 800 employees, according to its website.

Update: This post was updated with confirmation from NPR.

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