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Powerball Jackpot: Will Buying More Lottery Tickets Really Increase Your Chances Of Winning?

The $700 million Powerball jackpot prize certainly is enticing, but what are the chances of winning the grand prize? Lottery hopefuls have a 1 in 292.2 million chance of winning. According to Jeffrey Miecznikowski, Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University at Buffalo, the odds of getting all the winning combinations correctly are almost the same as the odds of …

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Powerball Jackpot Prize Could Reach A Staggering $1.3 Billion

The Powerball jackpot prize could climb up from $949.8 million to $1.3 billion since no ticket matched Saturday night’s Powerball winning combination. Powerball jackpot, at more than $1.3 billion, pushes into record territory https://t.co/9uV4nzVNNm pic.twitter.com/7nI1P4iwC3 — Newsweek (@Newsweek) January 11, 2016 The prize is estimated to reach more than a billion dollars by the next draw scheduled on Wednesday. Ever …

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Lottery Winners: Learning From Winners Of Jackpots Past

Lottery winners were not found for the $900 million dollar jackpot last night and that brings the jackpot up to over a billion dollars and counting. A billion dollars is a lot of cash to for lottery winners to figure out. Sometimes, the lives of lottery winners change for the very best. Sometimes winning the lottery is the worst thing …

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Powerball Jackpot To Soar Past $1 Billion If No One Wins Tonight

Powerball Jackpot fever is hotter than ever as a record-breaking $800 million estimated jackpot goes up for grabs in tonight’s drawing. If tonight’s Powerball Jackpot isn’t claimed, the jackpot will soar to over an unheard-of $1 billion dollar jackpot. It becomes hard to even wrap the mind around what one could do with the winnings from that Powerball jackpot. But, …

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Powerball Jackpot At $400 Million, Highest Since September 2013

Powerball Jackpot fever is spreading across the country as hopeful winners dole out their dollars for a chance at a monstrous $400 million dollar jackpot. The Powerball jackpot grew to that number after no one claimed the $334 million dollar pot on Saturday. Back in October Powerball jackpot rules changed, which altered the number of red and white balls so …

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Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $152 Million

It’s that magical time again! The Powerball jackpot has hit climbed over $100 million. It usually takes the Powerball climbing to nine figures for otherwise non-interested members of the public to take a chance. And now with each passing win-less jackpot, more and more lottery fans are definitely going to participate. After the Saturday drawing failed to produce a winning …

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Powerball Winner: Good Reasons To Stay Unknown

Days after the winning numbers were announced in the $425 million Powerball jackpot, the lone winner has yet to make his or herself known. Some are wondering if the individual is even aware that they have a winning ticket. God forbid they accidentally threw it away! Many lottery participants dream of standing on a stage with a big old smile …

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Powerball Jackpot: $425 Million Ticket Sold

If you are in the state of California, and you just happened to buy your Powerball ticket at a gas station in Milpitas, you may want to go check to see if you have the winner. Turns out that there was a single winning Powerball ticket worth about $425 million sold at a gas station in Milpitas, California. The winning …

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To $400 Million

Do you feel lucky? If you do and maybe even if you don’t, now is the time to consider snagging a quick pick (or several) and hoping for the best. Yesterday’s drawing saw $21,219,895 worth of prizes handed out to over 1,384,629 winners. Including a ticket in Texas going for $2 Million. There were seven $1 million winners. But nobody …

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $194 Million

The winning numbers for the Powerball drawing on January 29th were 11, 23, 28, 32, and 47; the Powerball number was 20. The Power Play number was 2. There were no winners of the $171 million Powerball jackpot prize. As the winning numbers continue to elude eager participants, the jackpot continues to grow. Not everyone walked away empty handed, as …

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Powerball Increases To $152 Million

There was no winner in the January 22nd Powerball drawing and so the amount at stake for the next jackpot drawing has gone up. The annuity value of the January 25th drawing has climbed to $152 million. The one-time payout option would be worth $85.6 million (before taxes) should a lucky individual pick the winning numbers on Saturday. When the …

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Unclaimed $16M Powerball Jackpot Set to Expire

There is a $16 million Powerball lottery ticket on the loose, and it has yet to be found. According to Florida Lottery officials, the jackpot remains unclaimed and is set to expire tonight, Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. “It’s here, we’re ready to give it to the rightful owner. We want to give the money away,” stated David …

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Powerball Ticket Worth $16 Million Expires Tonight

On May 25th, an unknown person or persons bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa Bay, Florida at Carollwood Market. The numbers of the ticket were: 2, 6, 19, 21, 27, Powerball number 25. That ticket wound up being a $16 million winner but the prize has gone unclaimed. The 180-day deadline to cash in is fast approaching, and at 11:59 …

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Powerball Jackpot Tops $300 Million

The Powerball jackpot has topped $300 million once again, for the fourth time this year. The lottery game has only had eleven jackpots total that topped that figure. Wednesday night’s drawing yielded the numbers 11, 19, 33, 42 and 52, with a Powerball of 33; no one hit every number, so Saturday’s jackpot will be $317 million, or $176.3 million …

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