Odd Ways to Win the Lottery
How to make sure the odds are in your favor
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…and I forgot to buy a ticket (shaking my head).
The person who ended up winning the grand prize was from Illinois and will likely stay anonymous.
But it made me think:
Is there anyway to increase your odds so that you can win a major payday?
Now, for legal reasons, I guess I should say I don’t promote gambling or buying lotto tickets. But I do want to share this info. in case you are curious or like the oddness of the lottery.
Okay, now that we got that out of the way, let’s get into the good stuff.
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Odd Ways to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery
You can win the lottery by being super rich
For the Powerball lottery, there are 69 possible numbers for the white balls and 26 possible results for the Powerball. The odds of picking that perfect combination with a single ticket are one in 292,201,338. The cost per ticket is $2. You can buy all the possible combinations of tickets for $584,402,676 — just under $585 million.
Is this a good idea? I’d say no. Because even if you do this, you’re still not guaranteed as there could be other winners, etc. and that might pull away from your grand jackpot.
Tips from a 7x Lottery Winner
There are other ways to increase your odds of winning that don’t require you to spend a fortune. A lotto winner, who has won 7x in 2-years, has a bunch of tips for you.
Form a lottery syndicate where you gather money from lottery players.
Don’t choose consecutive numbers.
Don’t choose a number that falls in the same number group or ending with a similar digit.
Look for more unpopular games played at odd times.
Better if you will play less popular lottery games with fewer players, so you will have less competition.
Some people tend to play lotto based from the numbers of their birthday, or the birthday of a family member.
A Harvard Professor’s Advice
In fact, there is only one proven way of boosting your chances to win the lottery, according to Harvard statistics professor Dr. Mark Glickman.
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