The information graphic combines images and facts on gambling spending to show why the lottery may be a bad bet. By comparing the chances of winning the lottery to being killed by lightning, the infographic illustrates that hitting the jackpot is a low probability event. There are many reasons why people play lottery games. Some hope that they will be fortunate enough to win the jackpot while others do it because games are exciting. Everyone has equal chances of winning, irrespective of personal traits, age, intelligence, or background.