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Well it's half a billion dollars now up for grabs in tomorrow night's powerball drawing the second highest prize ever -- a lot of history.
The bush or change the winning the whole thing are insanely low.
Going to the folks at powerball you have a one in 175.
Million shot at taking -- the jackpot.
For perspective we're good that way experts say it's a 175 times more likely that lightning will strike you within a year.
Times more likely that space junk will hit somebody on earth.
And doing the math shows there's -- 269.
Times better chance you'll get dealt the highest hand in poker -- royal flush.
Of course optimists point out that you have zero chance of winning if you don't buy -- ticket.
To -- Trace Gallagher with more lush with -- -- -- there's there's there's also a chance that nobody will win tomorrow night.
-- -- that is very good.
-- -- considering that nobody has won this powerball jackpot in sixteen.
Straight tries which is why the jackpot is now so massive that even at 500 million dollars the odds are still only 60%.
That anyone will pick all six winning numbers now the more tickets that are sold the more likely it is that somebody will win.
If you planned to play you might wanna consider this listen.
Let the computer quick pick your numbers and if it's.
-- spent another two dollars on those birthdays and anniversaries in ages but I'm a firm believe and the computer delivering winning tickets.
Because you share your birthday by the way with a whole bunch of other people and if you use your birthday.
For your lottery numbers it's very likely that a lot of other people have the very same numbers begin nobody -- sharing how fast in the ticket selling -- Well in New York State alone they're selling it 250000.
Dollars per hour and the closer we get to the drawing they say the sales are gonna kick up a lot of and take a look at this right.
-- aspect of 44 states have the powerball Lotto including the Virgin Islands and DC.
The pot is so big -- if you -- just five out of six not just and that's -- hot but if you picked five out of six you win a million dollars.
Even if you pick just one red ball you still double your money at four boxing you can see there.
Your chances of doing that one in 55 so not bad.
And good luck for good -- thank you Trace Trace Gallagher in Los Angeles.
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