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The Mega Millions jackpot just hit $1 billion. We did the math to see if you should buy a ticket.





Mega Millions

  • The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high $1 billion ahead of Friday’s drawing.
  • Though that’s a pretty big prize, working through the math of how lotteries work suggests that buying a ticket is not a great investment.
  • The low probability of winning and the risk of splitting the prize in a big, highly covered game mean you’d probably lose money.
  • READ MORE: How to win the lottery, according to a mathematician who hacked the system and won 14 times.

The Mega Millions jackpot is up to $1 billion as of 3:00 p.m. ET on Friday read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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