Saturday’s Powerball Jackpot at $435M

SOMEONE MIGHT BECOME VERY WEALTHY THIS WEEKEND

Birmingham, AL (WVTM) – So… Are you feeling lucky?

The jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball lottery is worth about $435-million.

This is the tenth-biggest jackpot in U.S. history.

The odds of having a winning Powerball ticket are one in 292-million.

Profits from Powerball help fund schools and social programs across the country.

However some economists consider it a regressive tax, because much of the money spent on tickets come from households with less money overall.

Regardless, lotteries are popular in the U.S.

Americans forked over $73-billion dollars for lottery tickets in 2015.

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