So we are playing the North Pole Lottery (what do you mean you’ve never heard of it..?). It’s a 6 balls from 49 draw, and is very popular with polar bears and arctic foxes. You can buy tickets with regular old cash, or trade with fresh fish at the local ticket outlets. Read More
May 29th, 2015 · Read 15 Comments...
October 29th, 2014 · Read 8 Comments...
The fact is ‘roll down’ draws greatly increase your chances of winning a larger prize.
But for some reason, not many people seem to be aware of what they are, or when they happen.
What Is A Roll Down?
Not every lottery game has one. In fact, most don’t.
But for games that DO have a roll down rule, they can occur either in a game with a jackpot cap (i.e. Read More
February 27th, 2014 · Read 89 Comments...
[This is the continuation of a discussion that originated on my reviews of lottery systems page. It was getting too long there so I’ve brought it over here to a new post for reply]
We pick up the discussion with a comment left by Andy. Now, I’m NOT picking on Andy :-), it’s just that his comment is very typical of the way a lot of people think about systems and predicting numbers. Read More
August 1st, 2013 · Read 43 Comments...
When you’re playing the lottery random matters. Because you want to know that you have a fair chance of winning.
There are an awful lot of people however who don’t believe the lottery is really random, and that they can ‘get an edge’ by analysing results and trying to predict what comes next. Read More
June 17th, 2013 · Read 12 Comments...
[Q] Why are some places luckier than others when it comes to buying tickets? How come some stores sell more winning tickets than others? And should I get my ticket there instead?
[A] These are all reasonable questions. There are a lot of supposedly ‘lucky places’ to buy your ticket. So why not get your ticket from those places instead of your usual retailer? Read More