One billion dollars was the estimated total of betting in states that allow it for this year’s Super Bowl.
State and local lotteries attract almost $30 billion on the chance each year.
The odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery are slightly worse than Powerball at 1 in 302.6 million.
This is not about betting – it’s about how quickly most folks are to defy the odds for a chance to be a winner.
Yet on a personal level, many have a hard time betting on their own chances to succeed in various areas of their lives.