Don't believe the hype.
More importanly, stop sharing it! (This graphic, at last check, was shared 1.2 million times.)
It takes 1 second to SHARE something on Facebook....but maybe 8 seconds to FACT-CHECK. And for this one, your calculator on your phone would have the answer in half that time...
Sure, the Powerball is tonight...and it's around $450 million right now. Your chances of winning are 290 million to one, just so you know.
You can keep hope alive, or get in on an auction with MUCH better odds!
A man from Michigan won a "Cash for Life" scratch-off a few years ago...
And it keeps growing! As of 3pm today, the Powerball jackpot is up to $550 million. It might even get to $600 million!
Around the office we were plotting all the things we'd do with it, like buy an island, oput away $1 million a year to live off of for the next 40 years, planes, houses. So much fun. We even thought about who we'd tell to stick it if we won.
Congrats to Charlene Cousineau of