Powerball Lottery and Mega Millions Lottery are Exploitive Lotteries in USA
Powerball lottery has recently made some changes in their matrix. These changes have made Powerball lottery as most exploitive lottery games of USA. Prior to this, the lottery of Mega Millions was considered as an exploitive lottery of America. The new matrix of Powerball lottery is being represented as 5/59+1/39. This means, players have to select any five numbers between 1 and 59, along with 1 Powerball number between 1 and 39. This format will give opportunity to the players to win massive 200 millions. The matrix of Mega Millions is being represented as 5/46+1/46.
Few times ago, one of the website visitors of United Sates lottery was asked to purchase the printout of all the possible combinations of Powerball lottery. First, the visitor thought that this is one of the simple and profitable business ideas, as only few lines of computer program in combination with powerful machine is required for generating the numbers. After this, experts have figured out the size of the book required for holding the numbers.The dictionary of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate is being regarded as the famous book, serving this purpose worldwide. This dictionary has incorporated fine print of 1,600 pages, which laid out 100 lines in two separate columns.The lottery numbers of Powerball should have 305 dictionary-sized books. On the other hand, lottery numbers of Mega Millions should have 275 dictionary-sized books.
The selection of correct book from 275 or 305 dictionary-sized books is not an easy task. This is because; players have to flip total 1,600 pages of correct book to select the correct page and after this, they have to select correct number from all the 400 numbers on each page. In fact, the players will be very lucky, if they can successfully select the correct book at outset without proceeding to further steps. This is definitely true that players will have better chance of hitting the lighting rather than hitting jackpot. Every year, large numbers of players will win approximately $100,000 in the lottery and less than 100 of them will be killed in the lighting.
Some of the lottery players have also argued that lottery of Mega Millions and Powerball are not for winning the jackpot amounts only, but could win lower value prizes as well. However, the winning odds of second prize in both of these lotteries are not yet confirmed. The odds may be 1 in 5,000,000 (approx.) for Powerball lottery, while 1 in 3,000,000 (approx.) for lottery of Mega Millions. Hence, the winning odds second prize in Powerball and Mega Million jackpot is equivalent to 8 and 6 books respectively.
Although, number of players enjoy Powerball and Mega Millions lottery games very frequently, but still months after months, this lottery fails to find a winner. The reason for this is that lottery ticket sales are not sufficiently large to cover every possible combination. Hence, most of the numbers will be left out. Because of this, winning amount of the lottery gets rollover leading to massive amounts of several $100 millions. In fact, every time, the players of Powerball and Mega Millions lottery will enjoy themselves as there are no lucky jackpot winners, so large numbers of lottery tickets would be sold for coming lottery event.Even some of the people have established idea towards these lottery games that these lottery games are rigged in drawing unsold numbers for increasing the jackpot. Indeed, as the amount of jackpot will increase, large numbers of people will participate in these lotteries and hence, most of the numbers will be covered.