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View Poll Results: Most Lottery/Gambling Winnings
$1 - $100 24 39.34%
$101 - $1,000 10 16.39%
$1,001 - $10,000 14 22.95%
$10,001 - $25,000 1 1.64%
Higher than $25,000 5 8.20%
I never won anything 7 11.48%
Voters: 61. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-18-2009, 12:58 PM
 
Location: The Wild Wild West
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Originally Posted by Magnum Mike;7519862 Well, I came up with my own, which was an addition to their slogan that said "and I won't play if I don't win!".. :D[/color
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Mike,That was good. lol

The lottery is always one step ahead of the players. They raise the numbers that increase the odds every so often so numbers counters get confused or outdated in their systems. Like card counters in Vegas when the dealers went from one deck many yeas ago to 3 or four deck shuffled at one time.


I've kept a running list of all the numbers since the lottery started. It's helped quite a bit in increasing my odds.
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:34 PM
 
Location: Houston, Texas
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thanks Ill see if they will mail it to me
Hey Sunny you were the one who opened this thread over 2 years ago. It was starting to collect dust and grow hairs till it was revived again.

I am a heavy lottery player. I love it and challenge it. To answer your question of 2 years ago yes every state lottery site has a place where you can get a chart showing how often each winning number came out. If you choose the top producing 6 numbers it does not increase your odds at all but numerically it gives you an edge.

If you want to argue then you could say that the numbers 1 2 3 4 5 6 could come out in the pick 6 but no one plays it nor has it ever come out in any state or country lottery before.

If you do choose the top 6 producing numbers, if it ever comes out then be prepared to share the prize as others know the same tricks of picking numbers. Rather pick some of the top producing numbers and add a few of your own.

I dont play the 6 too much. I play the 5. In the pic 6 the odds are 7.1 million to 1 where the pick 5 is 273,000 to 1. Sure if you hit the 6 you could tell your boss what to do and what you want to do to his wife but the odds are just too long. The pic 5 is still long odds but so very much easier to hit. If you do hit you can not retire but you sure can have a great start in life. I hit 4 out of 5 twice in California and once in Arizona. I hit 3 out of 5 more times then I can count including just last week in Texas.

Playing birthdays is not so smart since there are usually 15 more numbers then are in a calender. No one was ever born on the 45th or 53rd day of the month. Study the state web site. Go with higher probable number hits. Im too close to quite now.

By the way. Just a piece of trivia. In heavy taxed Canada, there is NO TAXES taken out of lottery winnings. If you hit the $10 million jackpot then $10 million is yours all at once. No 20 year payouts. You get the whole thing right now all at once. We have friends send us down British Columbia tickets.

Be careful of lottery syndicates. Some are real good and gives an advantage in buying power but some are crooked so stay away. As the example some one said above, yes these lottery syndicates do buy 4 million tickets in every possible combination to win 10 or more million. They work and are legal.
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Old 02-18-2009, 09:50 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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Hey Sunny you were the one who opened this thread over 2 years ago. It was starting to collect dust and grow hairs till it was revived again.

I am a heavy lottery player. I love it and challenge it. To answer your question of 2 years ago yes every state lottery site has a place where you can get a chart showing how often each winning number came out. If you choose the top producing 6 numbers it does not increase your odds at all but numerically it gives you an edge.

If you want to argue then you could say that the numbers 1 2 3 4 5 6 could come out in the pick 6 but no one plays it nor has it ever come out in any state or country lottery before.

If you do choose the top 6 producing numbers, if it ever comes out then be prepared to share the prize as others know the same tricks of picking numbers. Rather pick some of the top producing numbers and add a few of your own.

I dont play the 6 too much. I play the 5. In the pic 6 the odds are 7.1 million to 1 where the pick 5 is 273,000 to 1. Sure if you hit the 6 you could tell your boss what to do and what you want to do to his wife but the odds are just too long. The pic 5 is still long odds but so very much easier to hit. If you do hit you can not retire but you sure can have a great start in life. I hit 4 out of 5 twice in California and once in Arizona. I hit 3 out of 5 more times then I can count including just last week in Texas.

Playing birthdays is not so smart since there are usually 15 more numbers then are in a calender. No one was ever born on the 45th or 53rd day of the month. Study the state web site. Go with higher probable number hits. Im too close to quite now.

By the way. Just a piece of trivia. In heavy taxed Canada, there is NO TAXES taken out of lottery winnings. If you hit the $10 million jackpot then $10 million is yours all at once. No 20 year payouts. You get the whole thing right now all at once. We have friends send us down British Columbia tickets.

Be careful of lottery syndicates. Some are real good and gives an advantage in buying power but some are crooked so stay away. As the example some one said above, yes these lottery syndicates do buy 4 million tickets in every possible combination to win 10 or more million. They work and are legal.
They have to many casinos in Canada . I would have to make decision on either game. I still havent won in last two years just a few break even scratch offs so I probably want more tips two more years on this thread

Interesting stuff you posted for me to keep in mind
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:51 AM
 
Location: In the Pearl of the Purchase, Ky
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Im curious if there is a systme increasing in your odds of winning powerball.
Ok I only play when I have a spare dollar in my pocket, but always wonder if there is better way to increase my odds.

I always wonder if the winning numbers if they ever been duplicated in previous lottery drawings? If so is it documented?

Is there a database that tracks winning numbers?

Do you have better odds letting machine pick or you selecting your own numbers?

I want to increase my odds of winning but I think if I use previous winning numbers my odds would be better.

Everything has a certain system and I think it time for us to crack the code.
On your question of are the numbers documented if they are duplicated. When I read that I went to the Kentucky Lottery web site. You can look at the last 6 months of all the winning numbers of all the games.
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Old 02-27-2009, 05:13 AM
 
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Hi guys!
For those of you who own an iPhone or iPod Touch, I've found in iTunes an app that generates keys for Powerball and MegaMillions. It doesn't seem to generate according to any maths but rather randomly. Anyway, seems to be a nice way to fill in your bet.

The app is called "Wow!Millions USA", look it up on iTunes Store
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:59 PM
 
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Is the lottery even real in texas do people really win? I hear people winning 1200 here and there but the jackpot its always the same group of people, I mean elderly people winning. But count me in for 20 dollars
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Old 04-11-2009, 05:02 PM
 
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The texas lottery have a website and keeps track of every lottery number ever played and have the odds of very number picked and how many times every number was picked
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Old 04-22-2009, 07:38 PM
 
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Call up ,y parents say i won the lottery. get in my car get the money and then start driving to wherever i felt like going and just travel for the rest of my life
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Old 04-23-2009, 07:36 AM
 
Location: NSW, Australia
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Depends how much I won. I would....

1. continue to study
2. build my own house to my own design beside the ocean,not a huge house, just a good average size. It would have to have three main features. An art studio, an office for study and a swimming pool because we love to swim.
3. set up a trust fund for my daughter
4. travel to see all of the historical places I have read about.

and that would be it, I would be perfectly happy with that.
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Old 04-23-2009, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Fordyce Arkansas
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I would pay off some bills! Then give to my parents! Buy a house or build a house big enough for my kids! LOL and give 10% to church and then some to Make a wish foundation. Maybe the Cancer society too. Also a foundation that helps injured soldiers and their familys. Umm I do not know what else.
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