These Are Your Lucky Powerball Numbers

Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is $1.5 billion—a number so big I have a hard time comprehending what my life would be like if I were lucky enough to win it. Fortunately I’ve figured out a foolproof way of deciding one’s lucky numbers, and I’d like to share it with you below. So grab a sheet of paper and a pen, because this is going to take a little work!


Below you’ll find an image filled with names, brands, and objects. Once you have your paper and pen ready, scroll down, and write down the first five items that mean something to you. There are no right or wrong answers, there is only your intuition.

Take a deep breath, visualize $1.5 billion dollars, and...go:

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Did you write down five items from that list? Great!

Now watch this GIF and jot down the first word, abbreviation, or acronym that calls to you.

All done? I bet you feel like a star already. Speaking of Star...

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The key below associates each item from the first list to its corresponding page number in this week’s issue of Star. Use it to find your winning Powerball numbers!

  1. Matthew Perry
  2. Jennifer Lopez
  3. Kate Hudson
  4. Jamie Foxx
  5. LeAnn Rimes
  6. Kristen Stewart
  7. Tori Spelling
  8. Olivia Wilde
  9. Beyonce Knowles
  10. Kaley Cuoco
  11. SlimFast (the product)
  12. Chris Hemsworth
  13. Peaches (the fruit)
  14. America Ferrera
  15. Orbit (the gum)
  16. Ryan Gosling
  17. Nicki Minaj
  18. Chris Martin
  19. Walgreens
  20. Chris Rock
  21. Kanye West
  22. Marlo Thomas
  23. CVS
  24. John Stamos
  25. Rumer Willis
  26. Demi Lovato
  27. Instagram
  28. Claire Danes
  29. Priyanka Chopra
  30. Miley Cyrus
  31. Harry Styles
  32. Leonardo DiCaprio
  33. Whey (the protein)
  34. Corey Gamble
  35. Kris Jenner
  36. Lamar Odom
  37. Scott Disick
  38. Jennifer Aniston
  39. Sandra Bullock
  40. Tom Brady
  41. Gisele Bundchen
  42. Madonna
  43. Guy Ritchie
  44. Jodi Arias
  45. Waist trainers
  46. Nora Tobin
  47. Wen (the hair product)
  48. Rachel Platten
  49. Sienna Miller
  50. Naomi Watts
  51. Gloves (the article of clothing)
  52. Whitney Port
  53. Cleopatra
  54. Gabrielle Union
  55. Omaha Steaks
  56. Hydroxycut
  57. Lipozene
  58. Gordon Ramsay
  59. A music box
  60. Kevin Hart
  61. John Krasinski
  62. Jason Segal
  63. A doll (the toy)
  64. Chevy Chase
  65. Pouty lips (as in pouty lips)
  66. Crossword puzzles (the game)
  67. Mickey Mouse
  68. Sudoku (the game)
  69. A mailbox (the mailbox)

And now, for the Powerball itself. What word did you jot down from that GIF? Find its corresponding number below—which are answers from the crossword puzzle from this week’s issue of Star—for your winning yellow ball!

  1. Stone
  2. Nab
  3. Val
  4. And
  5. Leah
  6. Ralph
  7. App
  8. Hawn
  9. Renee
  10. Age
  11. Ang
  12. RDA
  13. Ape
  14. Eve
  15. Nag
  16. Amy
  17. NRA
  18. Reba
  19. Hal
  20. Anne
  21. Van
  22. All
  23. Merge
  24. Russell
  25. My
  26. Navel

Congrats! You have your winning numbers! You’re not just a billionaire, you’re a star!


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What would you do with one. billion. dollars.? And go.