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17 Things More Likely to Happen to You Than Winning the Lottery

GOBankingRates Logo By Michael Galvis of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 18: When it comes to winning the lottery, you’re more likely to be struck by lightning — literally. In January 2018, Fortune reported that the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot sat at 1 in 292.2 million. With those odds, you’re far more likely to become a movie star — or President of the United States.Although buying lottery tickets comes with a thrill, it’s also a waste of good money. So the next time you dream about hitting it big, just consider these 17 things that are far more likely to happen.Click through to see dumb credit card mistakes you’re making.

17 Things More Likely to Happen to You Than Winning the Lottery

When it comes to winning the lottery, you’re more likely to be struck by lightning — literally. In January 2018, Fortune reported that the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot sat at 1 in 292.2 million. With those odds, you’re far more likely to become a movie star — or President of the United States.

Although buying lottery tickets comes with a thrill, it’s also a waste of good money. So the next time you dream about hitting it big, just consider these 17 things that are far more likely to happen.

Click through to see dumb credit card mistakes you’re making.

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