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Unfortunately, according to a study by US researchers from Stanford University and Bucknell, as humans we're simply unable to do this. It turns out that even when we try to select numbers at random what we actually do is pick the numbers subconsciously. According to the experts our brain "tells" us numbers, numbers that have already reminded us of something, such as an important date, and so, without knowing it, we pick numbers that have a specific significance to us.
Pick 3 & Pick 4: Daily at 9:59 p.m., except Easter Sunday and Christmas Day. There are no Louisiana-based drawings on Christmas Day or Easter. Drawings for the multistate games, Powerball and Mega Millions, will be conducted should Christmas fall on a draw day. Tickets must be purchased by 9:00 p.m. on the draw date for Powerball and Mega Millions, and by 9:30 p.m. on the draw date for Pick 3, Pick 4, Lotto and Easy 5 to be eligible for that drawing.
Your choice is the best choice! “I know best!” That same statement also applies to your lottery number picks. Don’t leave your luck in the hands of Faith. Take it in your own hands. Never rely on the Quick Pick. “Every time you buy a quick pick, you get a different set of numbers; therefore, your odds are always going to be at their worst in that particular game,” says Lustig, a guy who won the lottery 7 times.
Also, never hand over a ticket to a clerk at a lottery location and ask if you've won. Use a computer terminal to determine if you're a winner, ask the clerk for the winning numbers and verify them yourself, or check online or in newspapers to find the winning numbers. It's easy for an unscrupulous clerk to pocket your ticket and tell you it was a loser.
The jackpot shouldn't be the overriding factor in deciding which lottery to bet on, however. The odds are also of critical importance. If, for example, you bet on the biggest lottery of them all, MegaMillions, where the jackpot can sometimes exceed half a billion US dollars, you'll be facing odds of 302,575,350 to one. Austrian Lotto, where the highest jackpot to date is approx. $14 million, might seem small in comparison until you realise the odds are just 8,145,060 to one – a difference of over 290 million for just $2 a game!
The Robert H. LeBas Family Partnership of Church Point won $21.2 million, which was the largest jackpot won on a single ticket. The largest multi-winner jackpot was $31 million and was split between Kimberly D. Hall of Bon Wier, Texas, and Roland and Marion LeBeouf Family Partnership of Houma, with each receiving $15.5 million. These jackpots were paid as annuities. The largest single-payment winner was Timothy M. Smith of Marrero, who won $15.6 million.
Special counsel Robert Mueller made his first statement since his report on the Russia investigation was released to the public. The nearly two-year-long investigation concluded there was no conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia. Margaret Brennan anchors a CBS News Special Report from New York with reports from Nancy Cordes at the Capitol, Major Garrett at the White House, Paula Reid at the Justice Department and analysis from Jonathan Turley, a constitutional law professor at George Washington University.
Every day, lotto players want to know the secrets of how to win the lottery. As thousands of our lotto winners (including 108 jackpot winners) would agree, Smart Luck is the right place to find the best lottery advice for those who hope to win the lottery. Lottery secrets are as simple as learning our number selection strategies and using Smart Luck lottery wheeling systems.
What are the odds of buying a jackpot-winning lottery ticket? Well, that’s where the math gets scary. The odds of someone choosing the winning combination of numbers are 1 in 195,249,054. Yes, you read that right – just 1 in almost 200 million. To put that in some numerical perspective, the United States currently has a population of 307 million people, so you’re theoretically competing against 2/3 of the entire U.S. population. Those are serious odds stacked against you every time you spend $1 for a lottery ticket!
No-one can teach you how to pick winning lottery numbers but you can be shown how to win the lottery by playing with more numbers that you are usually allowed. The numbers that are drawn in the lotto are purely random and predicting which numbers will be drawn in any one draw is a matter of luck – or more accurately it is a matter of chance and probability.
* Lotto's match-5 and match-4 prizes are pari-mutuel. A pari-mutuel prize is determined by dividing the prize pool equally among the winners, and may vary for each drawing. Lotto is structured to average approximately $2,000 and $50 for the match 5 and match 4 prize levels respectively. The jackpot prize is also a pari-mutuel prize and will be divided equally among all jackpot-winning tickets. If the jackpot is not won, the prize is carried over and added to the jackpot prize pool of the next drawing.
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Lotto drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday except for Christmas Day. Make sure you buy your tickets for each Lotto drawing by 9:30 p.m. on the day of the drawing. Tickets purchased after 9:30 p.m. on drawing nights will be valid for the next drawing(s). Lotto winning numbers are displayed on Official Draw Show stations every Wednesday and Saturday night and updated on this website.
Players can either choose their own six numbers (five regular and one Powerball) or have the computer terminals randomly pick numbers for them. If every number on your ticket matches the winning numbers in the order they are drawn, you win the jackpot prize. There are also smaller prizes if you only have some of the correct numbers. Each ticket costs the player $1.

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