|Posted: August 19, 2008, 10:29 am - IP Logged|
In Illinois the state lottery website publishes a list of winners, giving the store locations of jackpot winners for Pick 6 and Pick 5.
You can also subscribe to an e-mail with this info. for the game of your choice.
If you follow a game, you'll see that most winners are in the Chicago area, and if you follow Florida you'll see most winners are in Miami.
Not sure about North Carolina "assigning numbers", but if you read the FAQs page of the Powerball website you'll see that one of the most common questions is, "why are there never any winners from where I live?"
Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.
There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.