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power play

Fig. a strategy using one's power or authority to carry out a plan or to get one's way. In a blatant power play, the manager claimed he had initiated the sales campaign.
See also: play, power
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Milan Lucic converted on Boston's first power play in yesterday's game, but the Bruins went on to lose to the Islanders, 3-2.
Quite often it's getting your best bowler back and using them up for the batting power play and catching up with what you might not have got in the fielding power play, maybe against lesser bowlers," he said.
The cost of the Power Play option remains the same - an additional $1 for each Powerball play.
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Bruyere said part of the plan involves a shift in strategy, with the Vipers using designated personnel for power plays.
Opponents had more power plays than the Kings in five of the previous six games.
Even though the jackpot was not hit, one lucky ticket from Wisconsin won $400,000 with the Power Play option
Just eight seconds into the game, the Oilers went on the power play when Kings center Craig Conroy took a hooking penalty.
Even though the jackpot was not hit, five lucky tickets from Colorado (3), Connecticut (1), and Tennessee (1) each won $800,000 cash with the Power Play option
Lecavalier's goal came with Tampa Bay on a 5-on-3 power play after Sean Avery's high-sticking double minor.
Their normal prize for matching 5 white numbers of $200,000 was multiplied 2 times due to the Power Play option.
One additional lucky player in New Mexico who matched 5 also wisely purchased the Power Play option and multiplied the $200,000 prize by 4 for a total win of $800,000.
They'll remember Mattias Norstrom, who scored midway through overtime on the power play to give the Kings the unlikely victory with an unlikely goal on his 34th birthday.
One player in Oregon not only won at that prize level but also purchased the Power Play and had the $200,000 multiplied by 2 for a total win of $400,000