The pitch: Win big! Never work again! Make your neighbors jealous!
The truth: According to the website of the Powerball lottery, a player’s odds of winning the big kahuna are one in 195,249,054. By contrast, the odds of dying from an meteorite striking the earth is one in 700,000. In other words, you’re more likely to be killed by a meteor than you are to hit the power-mega-whatever jackpot.
The exception: If you’re these guys.