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John Oliver Tackles The Lottery On 'Last Week Tonight'

14/01/2016 13:59 GMT | Updated 14/01/2016 14:59 GMT

With a record-breaking £66m prize in the National Lottery and Americans vying for a share of $1.4 billion across the pond, John Oliver thought it was about time he piped up about how much of a total waste of time it is.

In his usual way, the 'Last Week Tonight' host tore apart everything we previously thought we knew about the lottery and reminded us how ridiculous the entire concept is. On top of it being a waste of money, you're also about as likely to win as being struck by lightning whilst being eaten by a shark. Great.

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