Friday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing will be the second-biggest jackpot ever: $868 million.
But before you rush out and buy a ticket, understand that the odds are stacked against you. In fact, your chances of winning the jackpot are just 1 in 302,575,350.
How unlikely is that? Following are several events where the odds are much better than winning the lottery.
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