Powerball hype returns as jackpot hits $270 million
No one won Wednesday night's drawing, boosting the prize for Saturday.
The jackpot now stands at $270 million after no one won Wednesday night's drawing. And that's fueling some big dreams in 43 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The newest prize is the latest in a year of big jackpots, which should tell you how unlucky we all are. The jackpots keep growing because no one's winning, people!
But that isn't stopping folks from imagining the possibilities. One Twitter user said that "$270M would look amazing in my account right about now." Well, it wouldn't actually be $270 million because there's that tiny matter of taxes to contend with, but go ahead and dream.
The odds of winning are one in 175 million, but hey, don't let that stop you. As another Twitter user remarked wistfully, "I need to win that Powerball so I can hit that reset button." Don't we all, sir, don't we all.
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The last people I`d teel if I won would be friends and relatives.Can you spell
The odds posted by Lottery are incorrect. But I still buy my ticket. Also I hope that I can say on Monday at work "See ya"
My wife said that if I win, I should pay for plastic surgery so she looks more attractive.
I told her that there was no way I was paying some quack to sew my eyes shut.
I hope I will win regardless whts going on I need to satisfy myself and help my family.
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