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Lucky numbers: Here are the most common numbers drawn in the Powerball

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While the Powerball jackpot continues to climb, it seems like everyone is rushing to purchase their ticket.

By Wednesday, the jackpot had already reached $1.5 billion, meaning that a winner would walk away with $930 million after taxes.

The jackpot, which is the largest on record, has many people already dreaming about the future.

Many players are hoping luck is on their side, while others are hoping to increase the odds in their favor by taking a look at the past winners.

According to Lotto Numbers, there are several numbers that are drawn more often than the rest.

In the history of the lottery, here are the most popular main numbers:

  • 26 (drawn 266 times)
  • 41 (drawn 255 times)
  • 16 (drawn 255 times)
  • 22 (drawn 254 times)
  • 42 (drawn 253 times)

As for the Powerball, the most common numbers are as follows:

  • 20 (drawn 75 times)
  • 6 (drawn 74 times)
  • 29 (drawn 72 times)
  • 2 (drawn 69 times)
  • 18 (drawn 68 times).

Either way, it will be very hard to strike it rich. The chance of winning the Powerball jackpot is 1 in 292 million.