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Tonight’s Powerball Jackpot will be in excess of $320 million, but will you rush out and buy a ticket?

Forty-four states currently offer Powerball. The odds of striking it rich? 175 million to 1.

Here are some things more likely than winning the Powerball and becoming an instant millionaire, courtesy of Huffington Post:

Picking a perfect NCAA bracket. Odds: 13,460,000 to 1
Becoming an astronaut. Odds: 12,100,000 to 1
Becoming president. Odds: 10,000,000 to 1
Becoming a movie star. Odds: 1,505,000 to 1
Dying in an asteroid apocalypse. Odds: 12,500 to 1
Losing an appendage to a chainsaw. Odds: 4,464 to 1
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Nobody won the other multi-state lottery game, Mega Millions, last night so next Tuesday’s jackpot is larger. Grab your Powerball tickets early to avoid lines. If Powerball isn’t won tonight, next Wednesday could see a jackpot in excess of 1/2 Billion dollars.

POWERBALL
03/23/2013
$320,000,000 est
Cash Option:$198,300,000

MEGA MILLIONS
03/26/2013
$26,000,000 est
Cash Option:$19,200,000