You have a better chance of THIS than winning lottery

You have a better chance of THIS than winning lottery

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Odds of being killed by lightning: 2.32 million to 1. Odds of winning Mega Millions: 1 in 259 million...ouch (source: funny2.com)

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by KMOV.com staff

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Posted on December 17, 2013 at 9:44 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 17 at 3:35 PM

The Mega Millions jackpot is juicy, but thanks to new, longer odds, it’s entirely possible the payout could reach $1 billion by Christmas.

Think you have a chance of winning? You might want to take a look at this slideshow first  … you know, before you quit your job and light that celebratory cigar with a wad of hundies.

Not that we’re trying to rain on your parade or anything, but the numbers don’t lie – as of Tuesday morning you had a 1 in 259 million chance of striking it rich in this historic lottery.

Mobile users go here to see the slideshow.

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