A lucky South Carolinian came forward to claim the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot. Academic research has some suggestions about what the winner should do next.
The lottery’s jackpot has swelled to that eye-watering sum, but research suggests hopeful ticket holders should be careful what they wish for.
The math behind all the probabilities being discussed for tonight's Powerball drawing assumes each number is equally likely to be chosen. Is that what really happens?