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I won 4 out of 5 day before yesterday for the first time.  Ive picked 3 several times. but this was a fluke, I was driving to the line (MO, I live in ARkansas) just after going to the dentist, and was think about my dad alot, he use to buy me an ice cream after I went to the dentist. I was looking at my pick 4 work out and his birthday popped out at me.  So I added his birthday to the Show-me 5 ticket I only had 3 picks on, from my lotto logic program ( not lottery logics ) That seems the only times I win, seeing a number a couple of times in a day, then playing it.
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.

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.
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.

If you win more than $600 and are therefore required to claim your prize at a Lottery office, you will be required to complete a claim form for tax purposes. Under the Lottery's statute, all prize payment records are open records, meaning that the public has a right to request the information. Depending upon the amount won and public or media interest in the win, winners may NOT be able to remain anonymous. The statute also allows the Lottery to use winners' names and city of residence for publicity purposes such as news releases. The Lottery's regular practice is not to use winner information in paid advertising or product promotion without the winner's willingness to participate.

If you want to win the lottery you need to first do your research to find the lottery which best suits you. Do you want more money at higher odds? Or are you more tempted by lower jackpots with a greater chance of success? Don't forget about other prize divisions also, as these often pay out pretty juicy amounts. Ignore the advice of these so-called lottery gurus and their number systems and instead focus on system bets and consider joining a lottery syndicate to spread the costs out. Remember to buy those extra games also, they only cost a tiny bit extra for a chance to win a massive windfall and, finally, keep the faith and keep plugging away - there are, of course, always exceptions but generally the people who win the lottery are those who play with consistency. 
Buying lottery tickets is not an efficient way to increase your personal wealth. For those of you who still think you can beat the odds, there actually is a strategy. The single surefire way to win money from playing the Powerball lottery is to buy 39 tickets, each one hand-picked to contain one of the unique Powerball numbers between 1 and 39. You are then guaranteed to at least win the $3 prize. Sure, it may have cost you $39, but this is one way to “win” the lottery.
   So far I have hit 4 numbers plus the Powerball number twice in the POWERBALL game for over $60,000.00 in winnings and recently my MILLION DOLLAR CLUB members were treated to $21,348.00 in winnings in the Mega Millions game. With a track record like this, it's just a matter of time until I hit the Jackpot, and when I do, I plan to see all my Million Dollar Club members in the winner's circle right next to me. If you are ready to win $1 Million or more while playing only 45 total combos, then I invite you to join this exclusive Club today.
Do you know that there are lotto experts who laugh when news reports claim that their multiple wins are due to luck? These multiple winners claim to have very precise techniques for winning prizes and these same experts also claim to be able to teach anyone how to win the lottery in the same way they have (and continue to do). In this post I will outline some unbelievable wins and show you how you can learn how to win the lottery by following the same systems as these past jackpot winners.
    Using the Alpha Systems to win your State's Pick-5 and Pick-6 games is almost like cheating. Imagine winning a Jackpot in the Pick-5 game with just three numbers right. Better yet, how about winning a Jackpot in the Pick-6 game with just four numbers right? Results like this are made possible when using the time proven Alpha Systems. At just $49.95, this is an excellent entry-level system that just might change your life overnight.
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.
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!
Winning a lottery can be a dream come true, of winning millions of dollars with no efforts at all. There are no systems or strategies for picking the winning numbers and the factor that governs the win is luck! If luck is on your side you will surely win the lottery. There are some systems that can be used to pick numbers, but these systems are not foolproof and they just make the selection easy and do not guarantee winning. Let us take a look at some methods that you can use to pick numbers.

Picking numbers with the help of birth dates of the family members is an easy method. You can even use important dates in your life, like your wedding anniversary, or any special date that has a special importance in your relationship. You may also use the birth dates of your close friends too. Using birth dates or important dates for choosing lottery numbers is the most common method followed.
Learn the Delta System. The Delta Lotto method is way to choose lottery numbers based on a statistical study of numbers that are next to each other. This information has been related back to winning lottery numbers, which has formed the basis for this method. In other words, the delta method is based on research, but keep in mind there’s no guarantee you’re going to win if you choose your numbers this way.[4]
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