EppsNet Archive: Odds

A Mega Millions Lottery Ticket is a Good Investment


Mega Millions uses 75 numbers for the first five selections and 15 numbers for the Mega ball. The number of unique combinations of five numbers selected from a pool of 75 is Multiply that times 15 possibilities for the Mega ball and the odds of winning come out to 1 in 258,890,850. BUT THE CURRENT MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT IS OVER $350 MILLION! Any time you can get 350 million to one odds on a 258 million to one bet, you’ve got to take it. Read more →

Snakes on a Plane


According to The Book of Odds: The odds an adult is afraid of flying are 1 in 5.56. The odds an adult is afraid of snakes are 1 in 1.96. Read more →