A lottery player named Michael Lange hit a $308,573 jackpot this week after buying a Mega Millions ticket at Tommy’s Tobacco in Imperial Beach. Lange’s ticket was one of 47 sold in the multistate game with five correct numbers but missing the Mega number. The estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing tops $540 million, said to be the largest in world history. But the chance of winning that megapot is 1 in 175,711,536, according to the Mega Millions website. So is the lottery worth your money? One answer is given in an article headlined Who are the nation's biggest suckers? Lottery players. Your take?