Here's the results for 2008, 2009, and combined:
These were the 2008 results:
120 QP 82.19%
91 PS 62.32%
(includes shared jackpots)
2008 was a leap year. So in 366 days jackpots were paid out 146 times or every 2.506 days
82.19% of the jackpot winners were QP
62.32% were player's selections, or PS
365 drawings, 157 jackpots, a hit every 2.32 days.
132 QP 84.07%
87 PS 55.41%
Total jackpot money paid out to date: $33,295,000
Two years combined
252 QP 83.16%
178 PS 58.74%
Anyone who insists that quick picks don't hit as often as player's picks needs to pick a game and track it.
I think two years worth of results is pretty conclusive.
Anyone who wants the results daily can go to the Illinois Lotterywebsite and subscribe to an e-mail for them and have them sent, or justget them on the website every night.