Hours before Saturday night’s drawing, the Powerball jackpot reached a whopping $900 million, reportedly the largest jackpot in U.S. history.
Because lottery ticket sales are reaching record highs, the likelihood that someone will win this round is equally high. If not, the next drawing is expected to rise to $1.3 billion, the Multi-State Lottery Association announced.
These unbelievably large jackpots are no stroke of luck. Last fall, lottery officials changed the odds of matching the Powerball numbers from around one in 172 million, to one in 292.2 million.
The odds of winning are astronomical, but remember…you can’t win if you don’t play! We just donated to the cause and bought our golden tickets!