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Personal_Finance / Gambling Aug 07, 2020 - 12:19 PM GMT

By: Sumeet_Manhas


What better joy is known to man other than earning a flattering amount of money without having to work hard for it?

This sentence only lists the chances of winning the lottery, which might be fewer than you think, but they certainly are never zero. Let's have a look at a few tips which might turn luck in your favor while you're playing lotteries.

Play the right game that lists the chances of winning the lottery

While entering a lottery, people have a lot of wishes, but they don't pay attention to how they will get themselves to turn their dreams into reality. So, it is essential that you consider it a much bigger deal than playing a game.

We all know that every city and every state has a different set of games. It goes without saying that every single one of those games has varying odds of making you the ultimate winner.

Don't ignore scratch-off games just because they offer small prizes. They usually assure a higher chance of winning.

Get yourself into a lottery pool

There are several lottery pools around you that you can join in the blink of an eye. The closest one to you might be the one at your place of work. If you don't, you can start your lottery pool because it only lists the chances of winning the lottery.

Buying a lot of lottery tickets by yourself will cost you a lot of money. However, not a lot of people can afford to do that.

Also, it will cause you a lot of disappointment and added monetary loss if you don't win the lottery after buying several tickets. So, join a lottery pool, and you won't regret it.

Keep your lottery close

Just like winning a lottery is amongst the greatest joys known to humanity, losing a lottery ticket before it is announced as the winning one, is the most profound sorrow ever.

You don't want to lose a big jackpot just because you lost your ticket. So, keep your enemies close and your lottery ticket closer. Also, double-check your numbers and keep track of the drawing date and time.

You can also visit a convenience store clerk to get your ticket verified as it lists the chances of winning the lottery.

Go for second chance games

Did you know that many lotteries provide for a second-chance of drawings on the tickets that failed to win the last time? Don't be shocked. It is only right.

So, whatever you do, don't throw away your ticket just because it failed to hit the jackpot the first time. If the lottery offers a second chance game, just enter the details on the back and post it. That's all you need to do to have a chance at being the winner using the same ticket.

Moreover, having a little patience and keeping your calm will take you a long way.

Don't ignore abandoned tickets

This trick might come off as a little shady at first, but if you think about it, it only lists the chances of winning the lottery. What we are trying to say here is that, if you find an abandoned ticket lying around while no one comes to claim it, you must pick it up.

You must check the dates, though. Usually, people don't have firm faith in their luck and in their power to choose. So, they throw away their ticket as soon as it is drawn and the winners are announced.

However, there is an excellent chance that they failed to check the numbers correctly. You must take advantage of it and try your luck at the second-chance game.

Always sign your ticket

Imagine winning a lottery and being careless enough to not be able to collect the prize. Sad, right? We can even go so far as to call it the worst nightmare. You must not let it happen at any cost.

So, always keep your ticket signed. It doesn't matter if you think you are not going to win. Just sign the card as soon as you get it and keep it close. Every dog has its day, they say.

Also, never ask someone else to check your ticket and tell you if you have won. Go to a good website on the internet that lists the chances of winning the lottery to seek help in that department.

Try to pick unusual numbers

It's true that you have no control or say over which number in the lottery drawing will win, but it is also true that there are specific numbers that have a universal appeal for some reason or the other. For example, 786 and 143.

Try to stay away from these numbers and pick an unusual number instead. This might not increase your chances of winning, but it will save you from splitting your prize money because you chose a unique number that you think nobody else would have picked.

Stay away from scams

There is not much of a guarantee or warranty in today's world. So, keep in mind the following things to safeguard yourself from a lottery scam -

  1. Never buy lottery tickets from an unauthorized seller.
  2. Don't purchase illegal lottery tickets from a different country.
  3. Stay proactive about the drawing dates. No one is going to inform you if you win.
  4. Don't pay money up-front to collect your prize cash. It's unfair.

By Sumeet Manhas

© 2020 Copyright Sumeet Manhas - All Rights Reserved

Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.

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