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Here’s a depressing Tweet about your chances of winning the Mega Millions.
“If you drive more than a mile to buy a MegaMillions lottery ticket, you are way more likely to die in a car accident than win. Way more.”
Thanks for reminding us @NCMattJ!
As CBS News puts it:
The odds are roughly 1 in 175 million, which — we’re just guessing — are also your odds of being struck by lightning while wearing plaid swim trunks once owned by your grandmother.
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin Professor says that buying a few more tickets isn’t going to help much, but if you bought 500 million tickets you’d probably win.
The jackpot in the country’s biggest-ever lottery is now up to $640 million, and tickets are being sold in 42 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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