Revealed: The Luckiest Numbers To Play To Win The Massive Powerball Jackpot
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You want to win a lot of money? This Saturday, September 30th the Powerball Jackpot is estimated to be in the vicinity of 925 Million dollars. Before you purchase your lottery tickets you should consider these numbers. Revealed: The Luckiest Numbers To Play To Win The Massive Powerball Jackpot.
Lucky by the numbers
Here you go, the numbers 61, 32 and 21 were drawn most often on the five white balls, whereas the most common numbers on the red balls were 18, 24 and 4, according to lottery statistics website LottoNumbers.com.
For whatever reason these numbers have been drawn more than the other numbers. Of course there’s no guarantee that they will be on the winning ticket this Saturday night, but if you’re the type of person that is not married to a pre determined set of numbers, give them a try.
What do the mathematicians say?
Rong Chen, a statistics professor at Rutgers University, explained that although some numbers are drawn more often, that does not mean they are more likely to be drawn.
‘In theory and in practice, all combinations have equal probability of winning,’ Chen says, “since the jackpot is shared by all people who chose the winning numbers, it would be wise to select numbers that are less likely to be selected by other players. That way the jackpot is less likely to be split among That means avoiding common patterns, or choosing numbers larger than 31 since many people choose to use their birth date, according to Chen.
Is Quick Pick the best option?
Around 70 to 80 percent of Powerball players use Quick Pick tickets, and the same percentage of winning entries are Quick Picks. This shows that regardless of whether players choose to select their own numbers or not, the odds of winning remain the same. So, it turns out that there really is no winning formula for hitting the jackpot. You can play numbers that mean something to you or let the machine do the work with a quick pick. Remember, if these lucky numbers 61, 32, 21 18, 24 and 4 show up on the winning ticket, you were warned