Published at 1:51 PM PDT on Mar 30, 2018 | Updated at 9:45 AM PDT on Apr 13, 2018
Every week millions of people across America play the lottery in the hopes of hitting the jackpot and becoming overnight millionaires.
But don't hold your breath; the odds of winning Mega Millions are just over 1 in 302 million. The probability of winning Powerball are slightly better — 1 in 292 million. With those odds, you have a better shot at becoming a saint, according to "Life: The Odds" author Gregory Baer.
Here are some of things more likely to happen to you than scoring that retirement payout.