$360M Lotto Jackpot: Your Chances of Winning

A breakdown of your odds of winning the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots.
1:11 | 05/15/13

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What that 360 million jackpot on the line you're going to need all the -- that you can get so we have a -- of -- to better than a man who has won the lottery listen this seven time hot name is Richard lost that. And he's even written a book about his winnings and then he says take your own numbers don't -- the machine do it for you and do your research then. -- -- -- -- Spears. Okay I'm serious about and I still have month. He's your your odds of being serious when they went for Mega Millions it's 175. Million that's better than powerball which is 1890. -- -- -- -- hazel sobriety or your chance getting hit by lightning is approximately one in 700000. So you are. 151. Times more likely to be hit by lightning than you are to win the Mega Millions but if you get hit by lightning doesn't pay house. And our -- is growing it's now played in 44. Jurisdictions across the entire country the largest powerball -- not pot is 587 million dollars that was on November 28 2000. Twelve this one. It's getting there so -- have a flag.

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