On Saturday, there was no Powerball winner, which increased the next jackpot on Wednesday to $ 550 million. The winner who was selected Saturday night at a $ 495 million jackpot was 30, 34, 39, 53 and 67, and Powerball 11.
Powerball Trophy Counts
- 30, 34, 39, 53 and 67
How late can you play Powerball?
Sales are cut off at least 59 minutes before the draw, according to the Interstate Commission of the lottery. But time off may be earlier, depending on the state, so it is better to check the lottery commission of your state.
The odds of winning the jackpot remain horrible by 1
Who buys tickets to the lotto?
About two thirds of Americans are playing. Last year, they spent $ 72.97 billion on traditional lottery tickets, according to Gallup.
On average, it is $ 206.69 per person. "Our obsession with lotteries, with gambling, is a sense of unicorns like," maybe it will be me, "said Jill Schlesinger, a business analyst for CBS News, which indicates that some people are not necessarily playing, to win.
"They just want to take a minute out of their day to consider how to dream," said Schlesinger.
An average American spends about $ 223 a year on lottery tickets, according to a poll from LENDedu. Massachusetts residents have the greatest taste for participating in tournaments, spending nearly $ 763 a year on lottery tickets. North Dakota are on the opposite end of the spectrum, spending about $ 44 a year on the lottery, or the lowest average among the residents of all 50 states.