That Mega Millions Jackpot Comes at a Cost

April 4, 2012  •  From
Every time a lottery ticket is purchased, there are problems on both sides of the exchange.

The odds of winning—176 million to 1—were 13 times worse than the odds of picking a perfect ncaa-basketball-tournament bracket.

Still, the world-record-shattering $656 million jackpot offered by Mega Millions last Friday inspired Americans to spend a jaw-dropping $1.5 billion in lottery tickets.

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