Found March 30, 2012 on The Victory Formation:

I’ve always wondered how professional athletes blow through money at an alarming pace. Sure, you can point toward the big ticket items that litter their castles, and later are thrown up for auction to help pay off creditors. However, it’s the small things that usually get them. For example, Allen Iverson purchased new clothes in each city he traveled to, rather than pack a suit case.

America has hit MegaMillions Mania. The Half billion dollar jackpot is the largest in this nation’s history and when drawn tonight will undoubtedly make someone very happy. Chris Singleton of the Washington Wizards (and a dirty stinkin’ Nole) is not immune.

I’m about to drop 10000 on the lottery and cross my fingers #halfwaytoabillionaireifiwin

— Chris Singleton (@C_SING31) March 28, 2012

TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS!!!!!!

If the odds of winning are 1 in 175 Million, purchasing 10,000 tickets only increases your odds…

With one ticket? .000000006% chance of winning

With 10,000 tickets? .00006% chance of winning

Yeah. Those odds make it so worth spending a third the per capita of this nation on tickets.

(h/t Washington Post)

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