Take a look at a list of events that are more likely than winning the lottery, as compiled by The Daily Beast.
Becoming U.S. president -- Odds: 1 in 10 million
Getting struck by lightning during the course of a year -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying in an on-the-Job accident -- Odds: 1 in 48,000
Dying in a bathtub -- Odds: 1 in 840,000
Dying from bee, hornet or wasp sting -- Odds: 1 in 6.1 million
Dying in an asteroid apocalypse -- Odds: 1 in 12,500
Death by flesh-eating virus -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying in a plane crash -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying from being left-handed (and incorrectly using a right-handed product) -- Odds: 1 in 4.4 million
Becoming a Movie Star -- Odds: 1 in 1,505,000
Dying in a car accident -- Odds: 1 in 6,700
To read more about things more likely to happen than winning Mega Millions, click here.
The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.