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Sidebar: Jackpot - What are the odds?

Sure, it's nice to think about hitting the jackpot, but you have better odds of:

  • Being struck by lightning in your lifetime (1 in 10,000)
  • Bowling a perfect game (1 in 11,500)
  • Hitting a hole in one (1 in 12,000)
  • Having twins (1 in 40)
  • Becoming President of the United States (1 in 43 million)
  • Being injured by hail (1 in 5,114,000)

Sources: NWS, Yahoo! Answers,, and

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