The Lottery: A Tax On The Stupid & Mathematically Challenged – YAWN!

lottery stupidThis has to be one of the most over-used and unoriginal phrases.

The lottery is a tax on the stupid…

Or my personal favourite… the lottery is a tax on the mathematically challenged.

Gosh, that’s so desperately witty.

This phrase has been abused by dull, smug people for years. Sadly, they think nobody will notice that they didn’t actually come up with the phrase. Read More

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Crazy Rare Consecutive Lottery Numbers On Florida Lottery

consecutive lottery numbersWow, you could have heard a pin drop all over Florida on Monday.

Seriously, we’re talking gaping mouthed amazement when the Florida Fantasy 5 results came on screen.

14, 15, 16, 17, 18

A complete set of consecutive numbers.

That’s just totally impossible. What an incredible result. The game is clearly fixed… and other such nonsense could be heard from every direction. Read More

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The Big Question: Have You Ever Won The Lottery?

This is one question I get asked fairly often… “have you ever won the lottery?”

And I do understand why I get asked.

But there is a very good reason why it shouldn’t even cross your mind to ask.

I’ll try to explain why with a quick story.

Bill & Ben Play Dice

Bill and Ben are playing a dice game. Read More

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Why Playing The ‘Lost’ Lottery Numbers Is Actually Really Dumb

Fans of TV series ‘Lost’ were thrilled to find 4 of the 6 ‘Lost’ lottery numbers came up on the US Mega Millions (4th January).

Enthusiastic ‘Lost’ fans who played the numbers collected $150 each.

The ‘Lost’ numbers are a set of numbers made significant by cropping up in various guises throughout the series. Read More

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Which Lottery Has The Best Odds Of Winning?

It’s a question I get asked a lot.

Along with simply ‘which lottery is the best?’ (to which my tongue in cheek answer is… ‘the lottery that just paid you the jackpot.’)

The Best Odds Of Winning

But it is a serious question, because the odds of the game are the number one factor that determine if you win or lose. Read More

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