Lucky shot

Alan C cole at
Fri Sep 25 05:51:59 EDT 2020

I have never bought a Lottery ticket on principle. It this corrupt 
country the "charitable" funds are largely distributed to front and/or 
fictional charities. Then, with 7 numbers, the odds are about 1 in 4m of 
winning yet they regularly come up with several winners when only 20m 
tickets are sold. In my mind the "winning" tickets are created after the 
draw is completed. Many have complained & pointed out these 
irregularities but nothing is investigated or done & the gravy train 
rolls on.

Alan C

On 24-Sep-20 06:02 PM, Bob Pdml wrote:
> On 24 Sep 2020, at 16:23, Larry Colen <lrc at> wrote:
>>> On Sep 24, 2020, at 5:27 AM, Alan C <cole at> wrote:
>>> Well, I suppose it was lucky in a way yet, the more you shoot, the luckier you get! Presumably you went out & bought a Lotto ticket?
>> With catching photos of meteors that’s true, the lottery however is just a tax on people who can’t do math.
> That rather depends on what happens to the profits. In the UK the National Lottery funds a large number of causes that I consider to be good ones, so I buy a ticket every week by direct debit, not in the expectation of winning many tons of money that I wouldn’t know what to do with, but because it’s another way to support these things, and I get the occasional thrill of winning a small amount of money - £60- being the most so far, although I do know some who has won tens of thousands, and deserved it.

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