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Your chance of winning the Lottery

Your chance of winning the Lottery

We all know the probability is low. But how low?

Let's take the Powerball, an incredibly popular lottery in the USA. Last week someone won $571 million in the Powerball.

So what are your chances of winning?

If your 5 numbers plus the Powerball match the winning six numbers drawn, then you win or share the Grand Prize. If the jackpot is not won in any drawing, the First Prize Pool Money is carried forward and is added to the next Powerball Jackpot.

Your chance of getting 5 + Powerball - Grand Prize is 1 in 292,201,338

Powerball offers 9 ways to win, and here are the probabilities..

So does this mean you should not buy a lottery ticket? If you don't buy your chance of winning is absolutely zero!

Good luck.

Content written and posted by Ken Abbott