When you win the $1.9 Billion Powerball Lottery Jackpot, here are 6 things to do ASAP:

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3 min readNov 8, 2022

By Andrew Lokenauth

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Because 70% of lottery winners end up broke and 33% declare bankruptcy, you need to remember these 6 steps:

1. Don’t sign the ticket yet

2. Keep quiet & don’t tell anyone

3. Make copies of the ticket then hide it somewhere safe

4. Because 70% of lottery winners end up broke and 33% declare bankruptcy, hire these 6 professionals ASAP:

• lawyer,

• tax attorney,

• financial advisor,

• accountant, and

• estate planning attorney

• private security

5. Set up a trust and accept the winnings anonymously

6. Because is the largest lottery in World history, go private. Do these 4 things:

• change your address,

• get a new phone number and e-mail address, and

• delete social media

Now let’s discuss these steps detail so you stay a billionaire:

• You keep quiet & don’t tell anyone because you do not want to be the victim of robbery, extortion or death

• You don’t sign the ticket because you want to stay anonymous, and will set up an irrevocable trust

• You make copies of the ticket, both digital and print copies of the ticket, and on both sides

• You protect the ticket somewhere safe in case you lose the original. The best place would be a safety deposit box at the bank or in a personal safe

• You keep digital copies of the ticket in two places: encrypted cloud storage and an external drive

• 70% of lottery winners end up broke and 33% declare bankruptcy. So You hire a lawyer, tax attorney, financial advisor, accountant, and estate planning attorney

• Your lawyer can advise if you can accept the money anonymously if your state allows it, this is best (Delaware, Kanas, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, or Maryland)

• You change your address, get a new phone number and e-mail address, and delete social media

• You have hire a private security team and live happily ever after

To help you win, here are the 5 most common main numbers to be drawn on the five white balls for the past seven years:

• 78 times: #61

• 77 times: #32

• 73 times: #63

• 73 times: #21

• 72 times: #69

Here are the 3 most common Powerball numbers for the red Powerball in the last seven years.

• 45 times: #24

• 42 times: #18

• 36 times: #4

Top 5 biggest US lottery jackpots

• $1.9 billion Nov. 5, 2022

• $1.6 billion Jan. 13, 2016

• $1.5 billion Oct. 23, 2018

• $1.3 billion July 29, 2022

• $1.0 billion Jan. 22, 2021

If you win, what would you do with the money?

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