I dunno, for a math major, Hans still seems to be more of a risk-taker than is usual

Playing the lottery becomes illogical when the chance of winning the prize is less than the chance that playing the lottery will cause something that is at least as bad as winning the prize is good– for example, if you’re more likely to get killed on your way to buy the ticket than you are to win.

Which I guess is pretty much all lotteries.

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