The Billion Names of Powerball

The Powerball jackpot is now up in imaginary number territory — $1.6 billion. And according to early reports, there appear to be three winning ticketsĀ in California, Tennessee, and Florida. Whenever lottery payouts get crazy high there’s always a flurry of news stories about it. All the local Stop’N’Gulps are swarmed by reporters interviewing the hopeful ticket buyers, and we engage More …