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Powerball Number Frequency, What Numbers do You Set?

 
Here are the numbers that were most in Powerball drawings in the last 14 years, according to Powerball.com records.

Red flask No. 20 was a winner 49 times, most of any one of numbered balls, according Powerball.

No. 20 is the second most frequent number on five white balls that are selected in each Powerball drawing and behind 26 and come to 32, 16 and 42.

Are these numbers?

The white ball # 25 has been selected 111 times in 14 years, and it is in relation to the ball the most common being picked # 26 151 times in the same period of time.
 
Powerball Number Frequency

The odds of matching each number are 1 in 175,223,510, according Powerball.com. Are these chances? A person has a better chance of playing in the NBA (1-6864000) to be a movie star (1-1505000), or to become the president of the United States (1 in 10,000,000).

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Which state has the most winners?

You might have better luck buying your ticket in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, if history is any indication.

More jackpot winning Powerball tickets - 16 since 2003 - were sold there than any other state or US territory participating in the great game of Multi-State Lottery.

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Here is the summary:

Pennsylvania - 16

Indiana - 11

Louisiana - 8

Florida - 7

Missouri - 7

Iowa - 6

Minnesota - 6

South Carolina - 6

Arizona - 5

Connecticut - 5

Kentucky - 5

Wisconsin - 5

New York - 4

Oklahoma - 4

West Virginia - 4

Delaware - 3

Georgia - 3

Kansas - 3

New Hampshire - 3

New Jersey - 3

New Mexico - 3

• North Carolina - 3

South Dakota - 3

Rhode Island - 3

There were four jackpot tickets sold in each of the 39 states that have had at least one jackpot winner, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. New Jersey binds with eight other states three jackpots each.

Indiana ranked second in the nation, with 11 lots Powerball. Louisiana ranked third with eight. New York has four major victories.

And what the states do not have the lottery?

Residents of Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming will head out of state to buy a ticket for a chance to cash in on the winning numbers. Not only seven states not to participate in the lottery, they do not even have national lotteries of their own!

I can see people driving to other states to buy a ticket, but that Hawaiians do?

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Powerball jackpot last major was in February 2014, when it rose to $ 425 million

Tickets cost $ 2 and include pick five numbers between 1 and 59, then a number "Powerball" between 1 and 35. Drawings are at 22:59 on Wednesdays and Saturdays and cut it to purchase tickets is 9:45 p.m. the drawings of the day .

The jackpot winners receive either payments over 29 years or a smaller lump sum cash. The cash option for the jackpot was $ 337.8 million.

The biggest Powerball jackpot awarded by the Association of Multi-State Lottery was $ 590.5 million, went to the door of a single winning ticket in May 2013. A 84-year-old Florida widow who bought his Powerball ticket after another customer let him take the lead in online advanced Wednesday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in history: $ 590 million.

Gloria C. MacKenzie, a retired Maine and mother of four who lives in a modest house, tin roof in Zephyrhills, where the lone winning ticket in the May 18 drawing was sold at a price in an amount flat rate of just over $ 370 million. After federal taxes, it receives about $ 278 million lottery officials said.

The association also manages the Mega Millions jackpot, which was awarded a first prize of $ 656 million three years ago.

Drawings of the game for Powerball, played in 44 US states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands, are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 22:59 in Tallahassee, Florida.