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The real odds
We all dream of winning big on the lottery, Melbourne Cup or other kinds of gambling, but what are the chances, really? Humans have an ‘optimism bias’ when it comes to gambling. But while we might hope for the best, we should expect to lose, because that’s far more likely! Find out how much more likely by reading these fun facts.