Wednesday, January 5, 2011
The bigger the jackpot, the longer the lines to buy lottery tickets. And when the jackpot gets really huge, people are more likely to splurge on 100 tickets. In this Fox Atlanta news video, Emory mathematician Skip Garibaldi gives his two cents on the odds of winning the $355 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second biggest in the lottery's history.
(You may have to hit "refresh" to get the video to appear. It's acting finicky.)
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