Are you going to buy Powerball tickets?
Why wouldn’t you? The jackpot is up at $1.5 billion. The drawing will happen again on Saturday, November 5.
According to one report, the chance of winning is one in 292.2 million. What kinds of crazy things are more likely to happen to you than winning the lottery?
Let’s talk gators since we live in Florida. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the chance of being injured in an alligator attack is one in 3.1 million.
What else scares you? Injured by an alligator? Death? Taxes? On the topic of taxes, your odds of being audited by the IRS are 4.1 per 1,000 taxpayers.
Doesn’t mean you shouldn’t play (because you can’t win if you don’t play). But just don’t get your hopes too high…Some of you still may be saying “So you’re telling me there’s a chance?…”
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