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Are there some lottery machines better than others in picking winning numbers?

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Posted: January 4, 2011, 9:25 pm - IP Logged

I wonder how lottery machine randomly generate quick pick numbers? The same lottery machine generate quick picks for various games such as powerball, mega million, and then state specific lotteries such as sweet million in NY etc. Are there some machine better that other in delivering quick pick winning numbers? or they are all the same? it seems people from NY city counties win a lot. not sure it is because the more number of people play games in city area.

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    Posted: January 4, 2011, 9:39 pm - IP Logged

    I wonder how lottery machine randomly generate quick pick numbers? The same lottery machine generate quick picks for various games such as powerball, mega million, and then state specific lotteries such as sweet million in NY etc. Are there some machine better that other in delivering quick pick winning numbers? or they are all the same? it seems people from NY city counties win a lot. not sure it is because the more number of people play games in city area.

    People from NY city counties win a lot because a whole shipload of people live in the NYC metro area.  More people means more potential lottery players.

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      Posted: January 5, 2011, 11:10 am - IP Logged

      It is all in the numbers. Generating 5 milion quick picks has a better chance of winning than generating 5 thousand.

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        Posted: January 5, 2011, 11:18 am - IP Logged

        no. I don't think so.

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          Posted: January 5, 2011, 1:02 pm - IP Logged

          I wonder how lottery machine randomly generate quick pick numbers? The same lottery machine generate quick picks for various games such as powerball, mega million, and then state specific lotteries such as sweet million in NY etc. Are there some machine better that other in delivering quick pick winning numbers? or they are all the same? it seems people from NY city counties win a lot. not sure it is because the more number of people play games in city area.

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            Posted: January 5, 2011, 5:53 pm - IP Logged

             I always complain to my boyfriend that we have no chance to win the lottery in a little piece of crap town because it seems the only people that win are from big states/cities and he always tells me it's simple math...the more people = higher chance of a winner being from that pool and i say "see thats why i wanna play from one of those places!" And he just shakes his head at my retardation, lol.

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              Posted: January 5, 2011, 7:53 pm - IP Logged

              I wonder how lottery machine randomly generate quick pick numbers? The same lottery machine generate quick picks for various games such as powerball, mega million, and then state specific lotteries such as sweet million in NY etc. Are there some machine better that other in delivering quick pick winning numbers? or they are all the same? it seems people from NY city counties win a lot. not sure it is because the more number of people play games in city area.

              I wouldn't call any where in Idaho the hub of lottery activity, but today someone from Idaho has $120 million before taxes. It's pretty obvious if 70% of the tickets are sold in big cities, over time 70% of the jackpots will come from those cities.


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                Posted: January 5, 2011, 7:59 pm - IP Logged

                All Lottery Machines are pretty much the same they don't run on some specially developed software that has the ability too  generate  more winning tickets over  other machines it's a pretty standard algorythm used too  generate a sequence of random numbers.Any difference  in  the amount of winners  in some areas compared too others  would be due too more people  playing in that area or just plain "LUCK"

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                  Posted: January 7, 2011, 10:00 pm - IP Logged

                  Oh boy could you imagine????

                  Just get me thru this so called life......

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                    Posted: January 7, 2011, 11:47 pm - IP Logged

                     I always complain to my boyfriend that we have no chance to win the lottery in a little piece of crap town because it seems the only people that win are from big states/cities and he always tells me it's simple math...the more people = higher chance of a winner being from that pool and i say "see thats why i wanna play from one of those places!" And he just shakes his head at my retardation, lol.

                    Listen to your boyfriend!

                    In the simplest of terms if pool A  has 10 tickets

                    and pool B has 5 million tickets

                    simple math......more than likely the winning ticket will come from pool B

                    The pool itself has a better chance of having a winning ticket..........

                    not the individual ticket holders.

                    Just get me thru this so called life......