Strategies to improve your Powerball odds

(FOX19) - Tonight's Powerball drawing is worth $222 million with a cash option payout of $144 million.

The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 175 million to 1, however you can improve your odds by implementing the following strategies:

  • Use the computer generated "quick pick" numbers rather than your own.
  • Don't play #7 or #11.
  • Avoid playing birthdays.
  • Don't play for the grand prize.

According to a recent survey by COUPON CABIN, 38 percent of people say they would continue to work at their job if they won the lottery while 64 percent of people surveyed said they would take a lesser-paying job that they enjoy more.

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