Imagine winning R21.5 billion in a lottery!

(Also read "How to get rich - no slaving away or winning lotto ticket required".)

Americans are clamouring for tickets to Wednesday’s Powerball lottery, with a world record jackpot of R21.5 billion ($1.3 billion).

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Nadia Neophytou, journalist and US correspondent.

Neophytou discussed the hype around this massive lottery jackpot.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

The odds of winning is ridiculous! 1 in 292 million!

Nadia Neophytou

Everyone’s talking about it!

Nadia Neophytou

An American has a 25 times bigger chance to become the president than winning this jackpot.

Nadia Neophytou

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