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What Are The Odds? The Couch Talks Stats, Astrology For Powerball Jackpot

Powerball Jackpot rises (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images News)

Powerball Jackpot rises (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images News)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot? 1 in 175 million.

TV 10-55′s Ann Mercogliano interviewed a numerologist, a psychic and a statistician in anticipation of Wednesday’s record-setting Powerball jackpot.

The largest jackpot in Powerball’s history, has rolled over 16 times without a winner. A surge in ticket sales pushed the top prize up from $425 million to $500 million on Tuesday and again to $550 million on Wednesday.

Z. Starman is an acclaimed New York City based professional astrologer and numerologist.

Jared Lander is an adjunct professor at Columbia and owner and statistician at JP Lander Consulting.

Kim Allen is a astrologer also known as the “Love Psychic.