Powerball fever hits California; jackpot may hit $60 million
FRESNO, Calif. -- Powerball players have some new competition. Monday, California joined the multi-state lottery.
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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