Admit it, you’re in an office pool. You’re trying to win a kajillion dollars just like everyone else playing the Mega Millions lottery. The Doubleheader team — syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks — are letting you in on our winning numbers. In a totally transparent process, you can watch us get rich quick. Heck, you can even make us less rich, by sharing in our wealth and picking the following numbers: 2, 4, 12, 13, 40; Mega Ball: 24
Even though you know the chances of hitting the jackpot are so miniscule and that it’s almost a sure bet that you will lose a dollar, we play anyway. Read Paul Solman’s post on whether to play if you’re still on the fence.
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