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What are the Odds of Winning the Powerball Jackpot?

What are the odds of you winning the Powerball jackpot? Well, it doesn’t look good. How bad? Like one in more than 292 million bad. After 18 drawings since November without a winner, the grand prize swell to a record sum. With the jackpot currently at $1.4 billion (and counting), everyone is going through a lottery frenzy.  You are 250 times more likely to be struck by lightning than to win the jackpot.

What does the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot look like? The odds of winning $4 if you buy one Powerball ticket is one in 27. The odds of winning $7 if you buy one Powerball ticket is one is 317. If you bought 146 million lottery tickets, you have a 50-50 chance of winning the jackpot. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot if you buy only one ticket is one in 292,201,337.

With a record breaking sum, you’re playing against the biggest crowd in history. We hope the odds be in your favor.