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

Probability Of Winning The Lotto (And Other Unlikely Things)

shared by Shane Snow on Jul 19, 2012 in Entertainment


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An infographic depicting the sheer scale of unlikely things such as winning the lotto, getting bitten by a shark, etc.
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