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.