Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball!

On October 3, 2009, the first Florida Lottery player hits Powerball, and the jackpot was $189 million. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! On October 3, 2009, the first Florida Lottery player hits Powerball, and the jackpot was $189 million. (credit: Getty Images)
The Powerball jackpot has rolled over 15 times since October 6. Because of such,  the largest lottery jackpot worldwide grew on Wednesday, November 28, 2012  at an estimated $500 million! (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! The Powerball jackpot has rolled over 15 times since October 6. Because of such, the largest lottery jackpot worldwide grew on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at an estimated $500 million! (credit: Getty Images)
Powerball has been known to bring people who normally do not play the lottery to the forefront and purchase a ticket in hopes of winning. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! Powerball has been known to bring people who normally do not play the lottery to the forefront and purchase a ticket in hopes of winning. (credit: Getty Images)
Powerball drawings are held Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! Powerball drawings are held Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time. (credit: Getty Images)
When you purchase a Powerball ticket, $1 goes to prizes and the other $1 goes to states from a $2 Powerball ticket. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! When you purchase a Powerball ticket, $1 goes to prizes and the other $1 goes to states from a $2 Powerball ticket. (credit: Getty Images)
The state of Florida sells the most Powerball tickets. In fact, there have been four  winners the past three years from Florida. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! The state of Florida sells the most Powerball tickets. In fact, there have been four winners the past three years from Florida. (credit: Getty Images)
In terms of winners for Powerball, 38 winners have come from Indiana while 26 winners came from Missouri. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! In terms of winners for Powerball, 38 winners have come from Indiana while 26 winners came from Missouri. (credit: Getty Images)
Powerball began 28 years ago. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! Powerball began 28 years ago. (credit: Getty Images)
Forty-two states can play for the Powerball jackpot; however, California can not.
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Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! Forty-two states can play for the Powerball jackpot; however, California can not. (credit: Getty Images)
Did you know that 105,000 Powerball tickets are sold per minute?! 
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Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! Did you know that 105,000 Powerball tickets are sold per minute?! (credit: Getty Images)
Over one billion tickets have been bought for the Powerball. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! Over one billion tickets have been bought for the Powerball. (credit: Getty Images)
According to data, our chances at winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 out of 104 Million. (credit: Getty Images)
Some Pretty Powerful Facts About Powerball! According to data, our chances at winning the Powerball jackpot are 1 out of 104 Million. (credit: Getty Images)
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