Did you win the 580 million dollar Powerball jackpot?
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 04:26:34 GMT —
The winning numbers to the $579,900,000 jackpot were announced Wednesday night.
The winning numbers are 5-23-16-22-29 and the Powerball number is 06.
The millions who played had a 1 in 175,223,510 chance of getting the numbers right. Candice Dance, an OCC math professor, said there's a variety of unlikely occurrences that would happen before an individual got those numbers right.
"If you were pregnant, your likelihood of having quintuplets is more likely than winning the Powerball jackpot, if you are a golfer, you are 11 times more likely to get a hole in one twice on the same day than you are to win this jackpot," Dance said.
Experts say there was a 75 percent chance an individual got the numbers right on Wednesday night.