Category: 'Chances Of Winning'

Chances of Winning Mega Millions?

Mega Millions Winning Chances?It’s a crazy $212 million jackpot draw tomorrow, but just what are your chances of winning the Mega Millions..?

Mega Millions is different to ‘normal’ lottery draws. It’s a ‘power ball’ type draw which means it’s really 2 draws – and you have to win both to get the jackpot. (You can read all about Mega Millions and how it works here)

That’s normally a very bad thing for the player! Read More

Filed Under: Chances Of Winning · Lottery Tips

Lottery Sums Don’t Add Up To A Jackpot…

I see so much dumb totally made up lottery maths around, it’s no wonder people get confused.

Just today I came across another ‘system’ teaching people to predict lottery numbers by using ‘lottery sums’. What do they mean by using sums for the lottery?

In a nutshell the expert idiot writer meant adding up groups of past numbers, and making silly conclusions about them…

You sum (or ‘add’) the first two numbers, then the second and third groups of two numbers. Read More

Filed Under: Chances Of Winning · Dumb Lottery Systems · Picking Lottery Numbers

Lottery Advice – What’s Your Game?

Lottery Advice - What Game?I’m often asked for lottery advice – and usually advice as to what numbers to pick!

Obviously nobody can pick winning numbers in advance, that’s fundamentally impossible. But what you should be doing is everything you can to maximise your chances of winning. And top of that list is one of the most frequently overlooked pieces of advice I can give you… play the right lottery game. Read More

Filed Under: Chances Of Winning · Lottery Questions · Lottery Tips

Derren Brown Reveals Secret Of Lottery System Scams

derren brown the systemDid you guess how ‘Derren Brown: The System’ worked? Did you spot it even before the coin toss trick?

[If you want to know more about how Derren does his crazy mind voodoo check out this video]

I did but then I’m used to spotting such things as the same trick is used by lottery system sellers. Read More

Filed Under: Chances Of Winning · Derren Brown · Picking Lottery Numbers

Are Winning Lottery Numbers Repeated?

Repeat numbers
[Q] “I read in the paper that somebody won the jackpot, carried on playing using the same lucky numbers, and won the jackpot again just a short while later! Is it true jackpot numbers are repeated?”

[A] Yes and no!

Yes, any set of numbers can be repeated. Lottery balls have no memory, they don’t remember if they got drawn last week or any other week. Read More

Filed Under: Chances Of Winning · Lottery Questions · Picking Lottery Numbers