Powerball fever hits California; jackpot may hit $60 million

April 8, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Powerball players have some new competition. Monday, California joined the multi-state lottery.

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Powerball is known for its huge jackpots, including the more than a half-billion-dollar pay out last November.

Days after, California realized it was missing out on millions in tax dollars and unanimously approved the multi-state game.

The estimated jackpot on Wednesday is $60 million. But the odds will stay the same with California now in the game.

If you bought 50 tickets a week, you'd win the jackpot on average, every 68 thousand years.


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