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Published December 17, 2013, 08:41 AM

Why do lottery players think they can defy odds?

(AP) - It's the ultimate fantasy: Walk into a store, plunk down a dollar, and with nothing but luck — really extraordinary luck — you win a giant lottery. Suddenly, you're rich as a sultan with enough money to buy an NBA team or your own island.

By: SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer, Associated Press

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