Anorak

Anorak | Odds Against

Odds Against

by | 6th, February 2004

‘THE chances of being killed in a road accident in the UK are one in 6,000, the chances of being murdered this year on a British street are one in 80,000 and the chances of being dealt a royal flush in a game of poker are one in 650,000.

‘I had thought there was more chance of them finding WMDs than me winning the Lottery’

We mention this only by way of introduction to the launch yesterday of a new European lottery – another way to separate the people of Britain (and France and Spain) from their hard-earned cash.

The Times has calculated that the chance

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow



Posted: 6th, February 2004 | In: Broadsheets Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink