One such Chicago man beat the odds at winning the lottery not once or even twice, but three times-- and all in less than a month. Advertisement Christopher Kaelin, a 31-year-old "occasional lottery player," won a total of $276,000 from the same lotto game over a three-week span, according to the Illinois Lottery.
But your odds of having your very own set of identical quadruplets are 1 in 15 million – still three times as likely as you winning the lottery. Kim Kardashian becoming the President of the United States of America
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are one in 302.5 million, according to the lottery game, while Powerball's odds are one in 292.2 million for the top prize.
Because each triple is unique, your odds of winning by playing one "triple" combination would be 1 in 1,000 — the same odds as playing a straight. (A triple is also known as a straight, in fact.)
Unfortunately every one of the 28 entries has the matching low odds of winning the top prize or any other prize for that matter. Odds that are a astounding 14,000,000 to one against. Every entry you acquire by this method has a mere 14 million to 1 chance of winning! Even though this may seem gloomy there are ways around this challenge.
Although it’s difficult to beat the odds of winning a lottery jackpot, one player seems to have cracked the code. Stefan Mandel, a multiple lottery winner says that you can win the jackpot by purchasing every combination of numbers possible. Undoubtedly, this system worked for Mandel who won the lottery 14 times in the 90s.
Learn about our Financial Review Board. on November 04, 2020. More than a third of Americans believe winning the lottery is the only way they will ever retire comfortably. But the odds of winning either the Powerball or Mega Millions are roughly 1 in 292.2 million and 1 in 302.5 million, respectively. 1 2 .