Winning numbers for the record-breaking $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot were announced Wednesday night, but if you didn't have the winning ticket, worry not.

Last night's lucky numbers were 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, and the Powerball was 10. In a tweet late Wednesday night, officials confirmed the winning tickets were sold in California, Tennessee, and Florida.

Winners who beat the one in 292 million odds have yet to be announced. Although you may feel like your dreams have been crushed, you're probably better off losing. 

Here are four reasons why you should be glad you weren't among this year's supposedly lucky winners:

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