Winning The Lottery
I am not a gambler but I do like the idea of winning $115,000,000 which is the current jackpot for the Mega Millions Lottery. I am aware that the odds of winning the top prize is 1 in 258,890,850. In fact there is a formula that tells you what your ticket is worth and when it's best to buy yourself a ticket.
You multiply 1/258,890,850(odds of winning) X $115,000,000(jackpot)/1 = 0.44 X $1(ticket price) = $0.44 so if I buy a ticket today my $1 ticket is worth about 44 cents. When the jackpot rises to $259 million and above the value of your ticket is actually higher than $1 which makes this a better time to buy a ticket if you play regularly. With that said I am too busy to play but occasionally I do play for fun and I try to find creative ways to do so.
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