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Posted: February 22, 2010, 3:18 pm - IP Logged

I play Little Lotto (Pick 5) and Lotto.  I always play the same numbers.  When I check the results, sometimes the winners are subscription players, sometimes not.  Do you think that Little Lotto fixes the games so that the people who play the same numbers only win periodically?  That way, it still gives hope to those of us who play the same numbers, but it also keeps us playing our numbers each week and the lottery continues to make money off of us.

I'm not kidding myself, I doubt I will ever win big, but it is fun to play.  That's why I only play the 2 games at $17.00 per week.

So I guess my question is, do you think the games are fixed?

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    Posted: February 22, 2010, 6:42 pm - IP Logged

    If you mean Illiois since you said Little Lotto go to the Pick 5 Forum, look for Illinois Little Lotto Jackpots.

    They are there for 2008, 2009, and thus far in 2010.

    I think in that time span there have been 3 subscriptions winners, it's pretty rare when one wins.

    Most winners have been quick picks.

    The lottery makes money off of everybody that plays, it doesn't matter how they play.

    Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

    Lep

    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.

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      Posted: February 22, 2010, 8:23 pm - IP Logged

       i have 2 favorites i always play, sometimes i hit.

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        Posted: February 22, 2010, 8:37 pm - IP Logged

        Never say never! Try mixing your numbers up a little bit. Is there a reason you always play the same numbers?

        I play Little Lotto and once in a great while I'll watch the drawing on TV. I don't see how it could be fixed.

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          Posted: February 22, 2010, 9:58 pm - IP Logged

          If you mean Illiois since you said Little Lotto go to the Pick 5 Forum, look for Illinois Little Lotto Jackpots.

          They are there for 2008, 2009, and thus far in 2010.

          I think in that time span there have been 3 subscriptions winners, it's pretty rare when one wins.

          Most winners have been quick picks.

          The lottery makes money off of everybody that plays, it doesn't matter how they play.

          Coin Toss,

          Do they tell you if the subscription winners are quick picks?

          I use to play yearly subscriptions there and I'd have a line of my numbers and had them quick pick another line.


                                                       
                               
                                                   

           

           

           

           

                                                                                                             

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            rdgrnr's avatar - walt
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            Posted: February 22, 2010, 10:02 pm - IP Logged

            I always play the same numbers adding digits for games with more numbers.

            But I also always play quick picks along with them.


                                                         
                                 
                                                     

             

             

             

             

                                                                                                               

            "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

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              Posted: February 22, 2010, 10:24 pm - IP Logged

              rdgrnr,

              On those rare occassions when a subscription ticket wins the jackpot it just says:

              Players Matching 5 of 5 Number Including Subscription winners: 1

              Subscription Winners: 1

              Doesn't say if it's a QP or not.

              Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

              Lep

              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.

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                Posted: February 23, 2010, 12:28 am - IP Logged

                I play Little Lotto (Pick 5) and Lotto.  I always play the same numbers.  When I check the results, sometimes the winners are subscription players, sometimes not.  Do you think that Little Lotto fixes the games so that the people who play the same numbers only win periodically?  That way, it still gives hope to those of us who play the same numbers, but it also keeps us playing our numbers each week and the lottery continues to make money off of us.

                I'm not kidding myself, I doubt I will ever win big, but it is fun to play.  That's why I only play the 2 games at $17.00 per week.

                So I guess my question is, do you think the games are fixed?

                Here's the BRT (Basic Rule of Thumb): Even with Pick 5 and especially the big lotto games, playing the same numbers or Quick Picks is always better. Why? Too many numbers and fluctuation in the draws to develop winning combinations for any targeted draw. Remain consistent and the numbers just may land in your favor.

                When it comes to smaller games, it becomes just that much easier due to less total combinations and you can certainly hit by playing the  same numbers over again. This is providing, though, you have a fair amount of numbers and are patient.

                In terms of fixed games, they are not. Most allow you to even see the live draws. Problem is with the RNG methods compounded with mechanical draws between midday and evening. From one style to the next can produce very similar results which can make or break one's system of play.

                Personally, I wish there were  no pre-draws...they work me to death with trying remain consistent!! Hope I helped.

                L.L.

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                  Posted: February 23, 2010, 3:28 pm - IP Logged

                  the rule is as soon as you stop playing em they'll come up.

                  2014 winnings

                  JAN -$48.50;  FEB  -$77.5; MAR -$18.05;  APR -$96.05 MAY -$61.10; JUN $-85; JUL $-88.90; AUG -$144.10;  SEP - $127.30;

                  total tics= -$1194won= $375.15profit= -$819.25

                   

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                    Posted: February 23, 2010, 8:44 pm - IP Logged

                    Here's the BRT (Basic Rule of Thumb): Even with Pick 5 and especially the big lotto games, playing the same numbers or Quick Picks is always better. Why? Too many numbers and fluctuation in the draws to develop winning combinations for any targeted draw. Remain consistent and the numbers just may land in your favor.

                    When it comes to smaller games, it becomes just that much easier due to less total combinations and you can certainly hit by playing the  same numbers over again. This is providing, though, you have a fair amount of numbers and are patient.

                    In terms of fixed games, they are not. Most allow you to even see the live draws. Problem is with the RNG methods compounded with mechanical draws between midday and evening. From one style to the next can produce very similar results which can make or break one's system of play.

                    Personally, I wish there were  no pre-draws...they work me to death with trying remain consistent!! Hope I helped.

                    L.L.

                    On the smaller games it would be easier to stick with the same numbers because the chance of those numbers eventually coming out is pretty good.

                    I can't say that I would agree with the big lotto games. A Pick 5 game maybe but even then you might be waiting awhile for "your" numbers to hit.

                    I don't like QP's! Too many times they produce lines that are very unlikely to hit. I would rather pick numbers off the top of my head!

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                      Posted: February 25, 2010, 7:08 pm - IP Logged

                      the rule is as soon as you stop playing em they'll come up.

                      That's what I'm afraid of.

                      Luck is  ** believing  ** you're lucky.” ~Tennessee Williams

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                        Posted: February 25, 2010, 7:12 pm - IP Logged

                        the rule is as soon as you stop playing em they'll come up.

                        that happens to me all the time!!!!!

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                          Posted: February 25, 2010, 10:31 pm - IP Logged

                          I play Little Lotto (Pick 5) and Lotto.  I always play the same numbers.  When I check the results, sometimes the winners are subscription players, sometimes not.  Do you think that Little Lotto fixes the games so that the people who play the same numbers only win periodically?  That way, it still gives hope to those of us who play the same numbers, but it also keeps us playing our numbers each week and the lottery continues to make money off of us.

                          I'm not kidding myself, I doubt I will ever win big, but it is fun to play.  That's why I only play the 2 games at $17.00 per week.

                          So I guess my question is, do you think the games are fixed?

                          You may think so if your chosen numbers aren't hitting/winning however, it is not fixed.  Your chosen numbers as well as mine will eventually hit one day--just keep playing and beliving and stop doubting that it won't happen. Just ask any of the new new lottery millionaires if they ever doubt or not..it is all about persistence and positive thinking. Stay on your path and keep your budget so you will have enough money to play because you never know when it will happen-GOOD LUCK IN WINNING!!Party

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                            Posted: February 26, 2010, 3:26 pm - IP Logged

                            I play Little Lotto (Pick 5) and Lotto.  I always play the same numbers.  When I check the results, sometimes the winners are subscription players, sometimes not.  Do you think that Little Lotto fixes the games so that the people who play the same numbers only win periodically?  That way, it still gives hope to those of us who play the same numbers, but it also keeps us playing our numbers each week and the lottery continues to make money off of us.

                            I'm not kidding myself, I doubt I will ever win big, but it is fun to play.  That's why I only play the 2 games at $17.00 per week.

                            So I guess my question is, do you think the games are fixed?

                            I believe the game are not fixed; but in every big lotto game, certain combinations of numbers hit more than others. You can check your numbers on the Illinois Lotto Home Page.  go to Lotto links; Numbers/jackpots; pass winning numbers; search by numbers; select little lotto; enter your numbers; take out the ck mark for Limit Results to past year; hit submit.  The results will show you how your numbers did over the past years.  You should know that 40% + of the all the drawings between 02/25/04 thru 02/25/10 had 4 out of the 5 numbers hitting more than once.  Here is just one example

                            2004-10-19112252638
                            2009-05-0213252629
                            2009-06-13112252629
                            2009-12-041225263839

                            Ck out these results for yourself.

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                              Posted: February 26, 2010, 3:40 pm - IP Logged

                              Thanks Dollar,

                              I feel better now,  cause I plan on playing my number until they put me in the grave ( and a fe weeks after that--just in case).  My numbers seem to be cold now, cause I have always gotten at least 2 numbers for a replay now nothing.  (FF)  But I  will not change my numbers or stop playing--- when I look at the statistics on my number patters... Oh boy!  its only a matter of time   LP family, only a matter of time.  When they hit, they seem to always hit together.

                              But let me say again, my "regular" set  used to be a QP that  I ended up keeping because I liked the set.  And i have won on it many times.  just not 5 of 5.  I did hit 4 of 5, so its coming.  I just hope the jackpot is more than 50K when it does, but i'll take that too.