So, we didn't win the Mega Millions or the Powerball last weekend, and it's probably because we didn't play those numbers from inside our fortune cookies. Someone studied this, and figured out just how lucky those little numbers actually are. Better than Quick Picks!
Now is the time to pool the money at the office if you're going for the huge Powerball jackpot tonight. It's a quarter of a billion dollars, which might mean you don't have to go into debt buying chocolate and jewelry for Valentine's Day.
With a Mega Millions jackpot so huge, you might have hoped that 15 winners would share that insane amount of money, but it turns out one winner gets $540 million after Friday's drawing. And the winning ticket didn't come from Texas.
But here's why that's a good thing.