Now that Powerball is at $500 million, there is a frenzy to buy tickets. There was not when it was $250 million.
Question: What could anyone do with $500 million before taxes that he could not do with $250 million before taxes? The person with so little knowledge of statistics that he buys a lottery ticket cannot answer this logically.
Powerball is a multi-jurisdiction nonprofit lottery run for the benefit of 33 political jurisdictions.