The chances of winning last night's $759 million Powerball were approximately one in 290 million. As CNBC's Kevin Breuninger reports, you're more likely to get struck by lightening, attacked by a shark, hit by a meteor and score a hole-in-one on the same day.
So if you played and lost, it's probably not a huge surprise.
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