How a Romanian-born mathematician gamed the system, won the lottery 14 times

With the Powerball prize increasing to an estimated $900 million, you may be interested in learning the secrets to winning the lottery.

Romanian-Australian economist Stefan Mandel came up with a method that has given him 14 lottery wins.

It's a six-stage procedure for breaking into the computer network.

Psychologists have a theory on why individuals keep trying despite astronomically long odds against them.

After Wednesday's drawing ended with no winners, the Powerball jackpot increased to an estimated $875 million.  According to CNN, there haven't been any major winners in 36 straight draws.

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According to Powerball, the amount of the jackpot in a single payment before taxes is $441.9 million. Saturday, November 24 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time will be the next drawing.

 In 2021, Americans spent over $98.1 billion on traditional lottery tickets, and $105 billion when including electronic lottery games, as reported by the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries.

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