Mega Millions just awarded a jackpot of $1.35 billion, and the chances of winning were one in 302 million.
Many participants pondered whether or not there was any strategy that may boost their chances of winning .
If you have the time and money to pull it off, a statistician from Harvard University has already revealed an approach.
The methodology developed by Professor Mark Glickman is predicated on the observation.
This indicates that there is a finite amount of possible combinations, namely 302,575,350.
However, according to Glickman, there is only one way to know for sure that you have a winning ticket.
Some players like to wager on certain, "lucky" numbers, while others like to spread their money about.
If each lottery ticket cost $2, then the total amount needed to play every possible number would be $605,150,700.
However, the prize for this coming Friday is expected to be worth around $1.35 billion.