National Lottery

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  1. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    Any one else do this?

    I started playing this week and I won with four balls last night, chuft to bits!

    Bring on Saturday :cheerlead

    I rarely win anything!
     
  2. Mulla

    Mulla Digital Future

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    Never usually play the proper lottery now, theres so many different versions I havent got a clue how most of them work! :monkey:

    Been buying quite a few scratchcards recently tho. Won a whopping £16 on the weekend, and £7 a couple of weeks back, so hopefully third time lucky will be the big one :fingerscrossed:
     
  3. Time Dependant

    Time Dependant Jungle Hunter

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    HAven't they created a new Euro Lottery between england, france, & spain? I think the jackpot is about 150 million euros, & you got a 1 in 60 million chance of winning :uberlaugh
     
  4. 12 inch grinch

    12 inch grinch Active Member

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    to the peeps that do the lotto .. go down the bookies and you can do the irish lotto ..and the japanies lotto much more chance of winning ..7 days a week jakpot varies between 10.000 100.000..... o_O
     
  5. nasher

    nasher Gangsta Status

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    one of the paper shops nr me does the irish lotto. :lol:

    anyways, i picked up this leaflet earlier bout the lotto, heres sum info

    Main Lotto
    6 main numbers, estimated 2million, approx odds 1 in 13.983,816
    5 +bonus, estimated 100,000 approx odds 1 in 2,330,636
    5 number, estimated 1,500 aprrox odds 1 in 55,492
    4 numbers, estimated £62, approx odds 1 in 1033
    3 main numbers estimated £10 approx odds 1 in 57

    seems a bit unbalanced the old prizes. i.e diff between 4 and 5.

    rite, euro millions. £1.50 to enter. 12 ways to win

    Match Win (average estimate)

    5 + 2 lucky stars Jackpot chance of wining 1 in 76,275,360
    5 and one lucky star £321,119
    5 numbers £68,920
    4 + 2 lucky stars £6,431
    4 and one lucky star £206
    4 numbers and its all downhill from here
    3 and 2 lucky stars
    3 and 1 lucky star
    2 and 2 lucky stars
    3 numbers
    1 and 2 lucky stars
    2 and 1 lucky star

    and after typing all that, i bet i cud have found it online and pointed you in the right direction. anyway, i'm bored so it dusnt matter
     
  6. ZESTOI

    ZESTOI time for heroes.

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    My Mum has been doing the lottery every Saturday since it's started, and I think we've ever only won two tenners...

    Some people are just lucky! :(
     
  7. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    Yeah, I used to do it frequently and did not win anything at all.
     
  8. sparkyc10

    sparkyc10 Kentish Junglist

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    im more into scratch cards than the big proper lottery. id trade em both for a few goes on the quiz machine in the pub tho :) :thumbsup:
     
  9. Bad Ace

    Bad Ace Close2Death

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    klusta Pulsar

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    i won about 1.5k about 4 years ago, i won't play anymore :)
     
  11. nasher

    nasher Gangsta Status

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    how many number did u get?
     
  12. CoB

    CoB Pure Sanelessness

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    i dont see the point.. i would rather keep my money right where it belongs.. in my record bag
     
  13. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    That sounds like 5 numbers mate.
     
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    yeah 5, had to share between 3 people though :cry:
     
  15. nasher

    nasher Gangsta Status

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    thats outrageous, the diff between 5 , 5 and bonus, and 6.

    fucking wanker lottery bastards. anyway, i'm off to buy my lucky dip ticket :lol:
     
  16. mesh

    mesh Active Member

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    probability is a bitch to get your head around.

    A coin flip is a 50/50, heads/tails probability.

    If I flip a coin 8 times and it lands heads each time, how does that affect odds for the 9th flip?

    Is it more likely to be a tail this time?
    Or is it still50/50?

    :spam: :builder: o_O
     
  17. Mcs

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    each thrown is completely independent of the others so it will be 50/50 everytime
     
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    mesh Active Member

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    Thats true

    But surely the more consecutive heads I flip, the higher likelihood the next one will be a tail?
     
  19. Re-Form

    Re-Form Re-Form

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    :gslayer: huray won £10