“Big Bucks: Mass Residents Get $ 500 Million Powerball Jackpot Tickets – Boston News, Weather, Sports

The jackpot was last hit on Oct. 4. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 25, but the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million.

“I buy it sometimes, not always, but I might buy it right now,” said Joel Rodrieguez.

Highlights

  • “That’s a big … a lot of money. A whole lot of money,” said EJ Woods. “I’d start sending postcards from Tahiti.”

  • But ticket buyers said the long odds were worth the payout.

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