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Rollover probabilities for Powerball at $450M annuity.

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Posted: May 16, 2013, 7:30 am - IP Logged

The Powerball lottery at a $450 annuity jackpot is anticipating selling 233.6M dollars worth of tickets, with the nmber of tickets being half that.

Below are the probabilities of various numbers of winners, with a rollover being the most likely single out come.    The expectation value for Powerball is now 0.91, which is the first time it's been higher than MM in this run.   (MM is currently at 0.85)

 

Number of Winners                Probability of that number of winners

051.34%
134.23%
211.41%
32.54%
40.42%
50.06%
60.01%
70.00%