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Probability Of Winning The Lotto (And Other Unlikely Things)

What Are The Chances?

(of winning the lotto and other crazy things)



Getting cancer in your lifetime

1 in 2



Being selected on The Price Is Right

1 in 36



Getting audited by the IRS

1 in 175



Beating the house in a hand of BlackJacks

1 in 2.2



Being born with 11 fingers or toes

1 in 500



Getting injured and dying in the next year

1 in 1,820



Winning an Academy Award

1 in 11,500



Find a pearl in an oyster

1 in 12,000



Becoming a pro athlete

1 in 22,000



Going blind after laser eye surgery

1 in 85,714



Dating a supermodel

1 in 88,000



Dying in an airplane accident

1 in 354,319



Getting killed by fireworks

1 in 616,488



Getting dealt a royal flush in poker

1 in 649,740



Being struck by lightning

1 in 700,000



Winning $1,000 in California Scratcher

1 in 960,000



Being a billionaire

1 in 7,000,000



Becoming president of the USA

1 in 10,000,000



Getting attacked by a shark

1 in 11,500,000



Being killed by a mountain lion

1 in 32,000,000



Winning $1,000 in the McDonald's Monopoly game

1 in 36,950,005



Winning the Megabucks Slot Machine Jackpot

1 in 49,836,032



Winning the Mega Millions lottery jackpot

1 in 135,145,920

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Probability Of Winning The Lotto (And Other Unlikely Things)

shared by Shane Snow on Jul 19, 2012 in Entertainment

Probability Of Winning The Lotto (And Other Unlikely Things)

shared by Shane Snow on Jul 19, 2012 in Entertainment

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