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Lottery mathematics

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Lottery mathematics is used here to mean the calculation of the probabilities in a lottery game. In the lottery game used in the examples below, one selects 6 numbers from 49, and hopes that as many...

Why Buying Every Powerball Combination Would Have Been a ...

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Jan 14, 2016 ... The biggest Powerball of all time finally came to an end, and it'll probably be a couple years before the record ... There are 292,201,338 million possible number combinations, so you'd have to spend ... Many reasons, actually.

Could you guarantee yourself a Powerball jackpot? - Jan. 11, 2016

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Jan 11, 2016 ... ... 292 million odds, you could seemingly buy every Powerball combination ... " Think about how many lottery ticket stations there are nationwide and ..... they can afford to lose that type of money for a possible 100% return and ...

Buying every Powerball ticket - Business Insider

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Jan 12, 2016 ... ... 292,201,338 lottery tickets with every combination of Powerball numbers ... Since we've bought every ticket exactly once, we can see how much we will ... That means that there are about 1,546 possible Powerball tickets for ...

Mayo: Can a billionaire buy every Powerball combination? - Sun ...

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Jan 13, 2016 ... Powerball fever is growing, but you can't buy every combination to ... each possible number combination,” said Florida Lottery communications ...

Powerball Odds - Durango Bill's Home Page

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In any combinatorics problem where all possible outcomes are equally likely, the ... Since the total number of combinations for Powerball numbers is used in all ..... The expected value of a ticket will vary depending on how many tickets are in ...

Welcome to Powerball - Prizes

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All prizes below, other than the Grand Prize, are set cash prize amounts, except in California where prize payout amounts are pari-mutuel and determined by ...

If you play Powerball, play it smart – here's how | The Final Wager

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Jan 8, 2016 ... Finding all possible combinations is fairly straightforward. Since our prize depends on how many balls we correctly match, however, we want to ...

How to Calculate Powerball Lottery Odds - Had2Know

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The total number of possible Powerball ticket combinations is ... How many ways can you take 2 of the 5 correct white balls and replace them with 2 out of 54 ...

Some personal finance advice on winning Powerball (or what would ...

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Jan 9, 2016 ... How much do you stand to win if you bought every single Powerball ... If you buy every possible combination — all the 292 million possible ...

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Can You Guarantee a Powerball Win? - CNBC.com

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Nov 29, 2012 ... Now that the Powerball jackpot is worth over $500 million, it has ... Because each of the six white-ball drawings removes a possible ... You need to buy just over 175,223,510 tickets to guarantee a win by buying every single combination. ... ( Actually, they don't quite need that much but since you can't play ...

How to win Powerball lottery jackpot - Tech Insider

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Jan 10, 2016 ... You can guarantee winning the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot — but you'll need ... If you do the math, there are 11,238,513 possible combinations of five ... So how are you going to print that many tickets in less than four days?

Your sure bet to win Powerball jackpot; what it would take to buy all ...

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Feb 11, 2015 ... Guaranteed way to win the Powerball jackpot. Buy all ... Immediately after Wednesday's drawing, start buying every combination possible. ... There are more than 9,000 outlets in Ohio, but many aren't open round-the-clock.