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Posted: December 25, 2003, 10:13 am - IP Logged

The $170 million Powerball jackpot after 14 rolls is a new record. The previous 14 roll record was $163.3 million set on December 18, 2002 (on its way to the all time record of $314.9 million on Dec 25, 2002).

The 14 roll record for Mega Millions is $165 million.

Happy holidays,

Jake

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    Posted: December 25, 2003, 4:24 pm - IP Logged

    I think the $170 million estimated for the next Powerball jackpot was too conservative. I estimate it will reach $180 million. The previous jackpot was reported at $143 million (a jump of $26 million). For the Dec 27 draw, I estimate it will jump at least $37 million to $180.

    Good luck,

    Jake

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      Posted: December 25, 2003, 5:43 pm - IP Logged

      I estimate that if nobody hits Saturday it will go to $225 million.  I also predict that it will stay at $170 million for this draw (not be increased before the draw).  We'll see Jake!

       

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        Posted: December 25, 2003, 6:01 pm - IP Logged

        I think it will stay at $170 Mil because so many people are traveling. I think most of Saturday's tickets have already been bought in advance.

        The bigger question is...can this country support two games both over $200 Mil at the same time? That will be very interesting to see.

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          Posted: December 26, 2003, 6:01 am - IP Logged

          Todd,  I agree that the jackpot will be advertised as $170 million right up till draw time. But when the actual jackpot level is announced after the draw (whether it is won or not), it will be well over $170 million.

          Like you said, we will see.

          Good luck,

          Jake


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            Posted: December 27, 2003, 4:07 am - IP Logged

            sorry but I dont see why you guys care so much on record rollover so much?

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              Posted: December 27, 2003, 5:30 am - IP Logged

              Goose,

                  The interest in record roll-overs comes of our desire to see the jackpot reach an all-time high (in as few draws as possible).


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                Posted: December 27, 2003, 5:32 am - IP Logged

                our desire ,,understood...desire counts

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                  Posted: December 27, 2003, 10:07 am - IP Logged

                  Plus if Powerball exceeds it's record level there is a Match 5 Bonus that kicks in and allows people that get 5 white (no PB) to potentially win Millions instead of $100,000 to $500,000.

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                    Posted: December 29, 2003, 3:28 pm - IP Logged

                    The last roll of Powerball did not set a record. It rolled 15 times to reach $210 million. The 15 roll record is $216.3 set on Dec 21, 2002 (on it way to the $314.9 million jackpot on Dec 25, 2002).

                    On the other hand, the current Powerball jackpot may still surpass the $210 million estimate.

                    Good luck,

                    Jake

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                      Posted: January 1, 2004, 7:55 am - IP Logged

                      Correction to my previous post. The estimated jackpot for the 15th roll was set at $221.5 million. This established a new 15 roll record beating the previous $216.3 record set on Dec 21, 2002 (on it way to the $314.9 million jackpot on Dec 25, 2002).

                      Good luck,

                      Jake