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Why even PGA Tour pros are buying Powerball tickets this week

January 11, 2016

With a beautiful wife and three daughters -- not to mention the fact that he plays golf for a living -- most people would say Luke Donald has already won the lottery. But that's not stopping him from giving Powerball a shot this week.

Wednesday night's jackpot is estimated to be a record $1.3 billion, and not surprisingly, that has people everywhere scrambling to buy tickets. Even rich tour pros like Donald:

For the record, Donald has made more than $33 million on the PGA Tour alone. That's not counting all the money he's earned on the European Tour and through endorsements. So, good luck, Luke, but forgive us if we're rooting for someone else to win. . .