The odds of winning on a Lotto 6/49 are 1 in 13,983,816, because that’s how many different groups of six numbers can possibly be drawn.
This means the odds of winning are about the same as flipping a coin and landing on heads twenty-four times in succession.
The odds of winning second place are 1 in 2,330,635.
A recent Gallup Poll showed that 57 percent of North Americans have bought a lottery ticket in the last twelve months.
The odds against hitting the jackpot on a slot machine are 889 to 1.
If you add together all the numbers on a roulette wheel, 1 to 36, the total is the mystical number 666, often associated with the Devil.