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Powerball: Giant jackpot by the numbers

6:10 PM, May 18, 2013   |    comments
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There's $600 million up for grabs in Saturday's Powerball drawing. It's second only to the $656 million jackpot in a Mega Million drawing that was won in March 2012. You'll get just under $377 million if you take the cash option.

Whether you play Powerball or Mega Millions ($190 million jackpot drawing Friday night) your odds of winning are the same: 1 in 175 million.

What could you buy with $600 million:

  • FirstEnergy Stadium $283 Million
  • Progressive Field $169 Million
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame $93 Million
  • $55 Million still left

Numbers most often chosen in Powerball drawings:

• 3
• 5
• 7
• 8
• 23
• 26
• 56
• Powerball 29

 

Numbers least often chosen in Powerball drawings:
• 2
• 9
• 21
• 24
• 25
• 33
• 37
• 38
• 42
• 47
• Powerball numbers 9,15,19,31

Since joining the Powerball, Ohio has sold 2 winning tickets for the jackpot.

Top 5 states for Powerball jackpots

  • Indiana -- 19
  • Pennsylvania -- 16
  • Missouri --15
  • Minnesota -- 13
  • Kentucky -- 12

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