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Won $15 on 6/6,and I'm really proud of it

Topic closed. 3 replies. Last post 14 years ago by konane.

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United States
Member #1129
February 9, 2003
35 Posts
Posted: June 8, 2003, 10:28 am - IP Logged

...and I'll tell you why.

I have been studying the numbers and doing a lot of pencil and paper work in addition to analysing the LottoPro charts.

On 6/6 I was a little deflated as somebody had won the $216,327 jackpot the night before, and the pot was back down to a mere $50,000. I had invested $20 chasing the jackpot.

I was also in a pissy mood because I had some disappointing news that day.

Anyway, I decided to play just $5 worth and not to study that much over it, I just more or less picked my numbers by free wheeling it.

My last words out the door were "Maybe I'll win some money and feel better."

Well, I played 19 unique numbers on 5 tickets...actually had 4 numbers right...but only 3 on one ticket.

I'm not a mathematician or statistician, but somehow 4/5 out of 19, out of 39, seems pretty good to me. (I would never wheel 19 numbers...too expensive.)

And that's one reason why I feel so proud of a $15 win. The other reason is that I have had a long held belief that I'm never "lucky" when I'm in a bad mood.

Seems like the work I have done is paying off.

I do fully expect to win one of the Big  ($200,000 to $350,000) Fantasy Five jackpots.

Thanks for listening,


P.S. More on the "Luck vs. bad mood" fallacy. Yesterday I went to the local OTB for the Belmont Stakes...again I was in a bad mood. Played my lucky numbers 5 & 1 in all the races, hit one exacta for $95, and then in the last Bay Meadows race I didn't like the 5-1 payout so I played two longshots, 4 & 9, and hit another exacta for $128. Seems good to me!

    United States
    Member #1276
    March 17, 2003
    89 Posts
    Posted: June 9, 2003, 7:58 pm - IP Logged


    Congrats on picking 4 winning #s out of 19, very good # picking.

    Also, I hope your $238 winnings, will cheer you up abit !


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      United States
      Member #1129
      February 9, 2003
      35 Posts
      Posted: June 10, 2003, 8:16 am - IP Logged

      Thanks, cotti, and best of luck to you!

        konane's avatar - wallace
        Atlanta, GA
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        Member #1265
        March 13, 2003
        3351 Posts
        Posted: June 11, 2003, 6:40 pm - IP Logged

        Win$mith  Super co