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How much luck is needed to win the Powerball?

Posted at 5:00 PM, Jan 08, 2016

Your odds of actually winning the Powerball jackpot are extremely remote.

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It’s a 1-in-292-million chance, so rather than take those chances, we went out to try our luck where you supposedly have better odds.

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For example – you have better odds of getting attacked by a shark than of winning the Powerball jackpot. It’s a 1-in-11.5-million chance.

And there’s so much more.

Watch our video in the player above for a full look at your odds. Plus, you can also read this in the meantime if you've ever been curious: What happens to your Powerball winnings if you die while receiving annual pay?


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