How the $2 billion Powerball jackpot winner should protect their newfound wealth

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Author - joshai

A very lucky player was the winner of an estimated $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot in Monday's draw The prize was changed for the following drawing to the estimated amount of $20 million 

Since the drawing was not a winner on Wednesday the jackpot for the drawing on Saturday night is now estimated to be $47 million. 

The lottery officials have put the chances of winning the jackpot at one out of 292.2 million 

To be eligible for the jackpot, the player must be able to match all five white balls at any time, as well as one last Red Powerball number 

Don't be concerned that smaller jackpots can be won by matching fewer numbers 

If you are lucky -very lucky extremely lucky and have an award-winning lottery ticket, as the winner of this week's lottery experts suggests several ways to ensure your safety. 

Don't reveal that you had won the lotto ... not to anyone.