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Myths and Statistics about Lottery players.

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Posted: December 14, 2008, 11:08 pm - IP Logged

I bought  a book and it's about what do to do if you won the big won. I don't want to waste my time typing sources so I will just type them. THey also have a statistics section and I found interesting:

1.  You have a better chance of being a Millionaire than being struck my lightining.

2.  Most jackpot winners played with Quickpicks because 71% of lottery players choose the quickpick version.

3.  Majority of lottery players are in one or more of these categories: Caucasian,  Female, make over $50,000 of total income, have an associates degree in college or higher, majority of lottery winners are smart with their money.

4.  In 2004, 64% of the US population bought 1 or more lotto tickets a year.

5.  In Minnesota, 95% of adults bought 1 or more lotto tickets in their lifetime and majority of them prefer the lotto as their for of gamblign.

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    Posted: December 14, 2008, 11:17 pm - IP Logged

    A very good read if you can find it in your local bookstore is "Money for Nothing".

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      Posted: December 16, 2008, 7:09 pm - IP Logged

      Sound interesting. I'll check it out.