How to Pick Your Powerball Lottery Numbers

Sadly, the odds of winning tonight's Powerball are not good. Ticket holders have a 1 in 292,201,338 shot of winning the grand prize, according to the Powerball website. Your chances of winning a seven-figure payout are a little bit better: 1 in 11,688,053.

Britain is also having a record setting lottery drawing Wednesday night, and while it is puny compared to the Powerball drawing in the U.S., it has distinct advantages — the odds and taxes. The National Lottery's record "Lotto" jackpot is £50.4

A drawing is set for 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday locally on WCCT-TV, and if there's no winning ticket, the jackpot will keep growing as more people buy tickets. The instant scratch-off games available in most states typically draw more players, but only

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing has soared to $500 million thanks to strong sales. Multi-State Lottery Association officials on Tuesday increased the expected prize from $400 million because of fast sales for the largest

There's nothing wrong with putting a couple of bucks toward a Powerball ticket every once in a while. Who doesn't dream of winning big some day? But don't confuse fantasy with reality. The odds of hitting the Powerball jackpot are 1 in 292,201,338