Don't forget that the Mega Millions jackpot is $540 million dollars and is now reaching the point that it's almost illogical not to buy a ticket. That said, your odds of winning are 1 in 176 million, so you have a higher chance of having been switched at birth than winning. But still.
Here then are the ten states that spend the most on lottery tickets, per-capita, in 2009:
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