Florida lottery players have the chance to win "free gas for life," and if that sounds too good to be a second-place prize, it is. The weekly runners-up will get free, but not unlimited, fill-ups worth $2,600 per year—which is unlikely to add up to more than the first prize, the New York Times reports.
But plenty of Floridians are still more eager for free gas than for the $250,000 jackpot. “If gas keeps going up and up—and I expect it will—then I’d rather have free gas for life,” said one. And while not everyone is flouting logic and math, ticket sales have been steadily rising since last week. (Read more lottery stories.)