Dreaming of a Mega-Millions jackpot, or keeping your feet on the ground?

    Mega-Millions fever has people dreaming of a big win, even though their amazingly remote chances decrease with each ticket sold. Are you waiting in line to make a “quick pick,” do you play your birthday, or are you saving your dollars?

    Mega-Millions fever has people dreaming of a big win, even though their amazingly remote chances decrease with each ticket sold. The jackpot has surpassed a half a billion dollars for the first time in U.S. lottery history. Are you waiting in line to make a “quick pick,” do you play your birthday, or are you saving your dollars?

    Tell us in a lottery haiku! Three lines, 17 syllables: five, seven, five.

    For example:

    Every dollar spenton tickets raises the prizefor a stranger’s win

    Hit us with your best shot.

    Correction: An earlier version of this post included content that was not intended for publication. It has been removed, and we regret the error.

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