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Pick all 64 Football World Cup results to earn $5 million NZD

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The world’s biggest sporting event (depending on the metrics used) is about to get underway and to celebrate the TAB are potentially giving away a whopping $5 million dollars! All you have to do is correctly pick all 64 outcomes of the games precisely, plus it’s free to enter. Easy right? Not so fast...

The chances of winning are approximately 1 in 4,350,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000, or one in 4 thousand, 350 billion billion billion. Alternately, one in 4.35 nonillion for short. Compare this with winning first division lotto where the chances are 1 in 38.3 million. Clever punters with in-depth knowledge of the game will no doubt be able to shorten those odds and the basic arithmetic used (0.3363)-0.5)) could be pulled apart in more ways than one. To quote Jim Carrey in Dumb and Dumber "So you're telling me there's a chance?!" Best of luck everyone, I’ve already entered… go Germany and Argentina!

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