Simply Statistics: Playing Powerball And Your Chances Of Actually WinningOK, so we’ve all probably seen those stats on things that are more likely to happen to you than winning the lottery – like shark attacks, being hit by lightning, and dying on the way to buy a lotto ticket (maybe after being hit by lightning).
Mega Millions Players Dreaming Big With $425 Million JackpotSuperstition didn't deter players hoping that Friday the 13th would bring them good luck in the recently revamped Mega Millions game, as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the jackpot from $400 million to $425 million.
Commission Unanimously Approves Adding Powerball To California LotteryIt's too late for California residents to try to cash in on this week's $588 million Powerball jackpot, but state lottery commissioners voted Thursday to start selling tickets for the game next year.

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