18…er, 17 things to know before you buy that Powerball ticket.

Aside from the fact that your chance of winning the jackpot is about 1 in 292 million (that’s 0.000000000003%), lotteries are essentially taxes on the poor.  After all, Mark Cuban, Warren Buffet, and Bill Gates aren’t going to run out and buy a lottery ticket when they are worth billions.   So here we go (note that the title says that there are 18 signs, but the article only lists 17):

18 17 Signs That The Lottery Is Preying On America’s Poor

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