General Comments Regarding Odds

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"To get the probability of winning the jackpot, multiply .00000034847 by the probability of matching the power ball, to get .0000000082969 or odds of 1 in 120,526,770."

Minnesota is one of the few states that provides its lotto players with detailed explanations of the odds of winning their various games. They even helpfully explain hypergeometric distribution, lol.

The article is located at:
http://www.lottery.state.mn.us/odds.html