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Lotto permutations?


berry

Active Member
#1
Anyone work out how much/or how many -it would cost to come up with all the combinations to the winning number on the lotto?
 

Tom Sound

Active Member
#5
tim said:
but wasnt there once a £27 million jackpot?!

You'd need to hope you're the only winner though, imagine spending £13 mil, thinking yes, this is in the bag. Then having to share it with 6 other winners who all spent a quid :D
 

Greg

Active Member
#7
More people who live at number 3 win the National Lottery than any other address. Residents at the lucky door number have scooped £77,180,678 since the Lottery launched in November 1994.

Top 10 lucky postcodes: 1. Medway, Kent 2. Ilford, Essex 3. Romford, Essex 4. Sunderland 5. Newcastle Upon Tyne 6. Perth 7. Teesside 8. Dartford, Kent 9. Hull 10. Bradford

So if you move to a house in Medway, that's number 3, your giving yourself a better chance! :p
 

charles

Senior Member
#10
rossnorthernunion said:
Remember tho -

if you do play all 14million combinations - you are gonna have tickets with 5 and the bonus, 5 numbers, 4 numbers and 3 numbers.

All adds up.

Would prob put them out of business....
 
#11
Not really - lots of people win every week.

Camelot make money out of every ticket. And correct me if im wrong but they have things in place to stop the lotto if suspicious ticket buying activity is happening.
 
#12
£17,562,901 was won in prizes last Saturday. £7m was the split jackpot.

I once watched a tv show on channel four i think some years back about a sydicate of Irish people who bought every ticket combination for the Irish lotto. In total there was about 100 in the group who each had to fill in something like 140,000 ticket combinations and buy them randomly (obviously them couldnt put 140,000 tickets on in one place). It was a massive operation, and they had to wait months for the right lotto - a triple rollover - they made a fortune - they were the only jackpot winners.

Great show.


Just thought i'd tell you all.


So Berry - it would take you by yourself a fair few weeks of ticket filling in, and 7 hectic days of putting each ticket on, and a streeful wait for the draw.


Oh and fourteen million pound coins.

Good luck.
 

Kevin

Senior Member
#13
In Belgium we have a lottery game called Euro Millions and there are regular jackpots that go over €70 million. That's a lot more than you guys seem to have in the UK :p
 

charles

Senior Member
#14
Onartis said:
In Belgium we have a lottery game called Euro Millions and there are regular jackpots that go over €70 million. That's a lot more than you guys seem to have in the UK :p
It's calld Euro Millions because it's a lottery for... yep Europe :)

and UK is in Europe

lol
 
#15
Onartis said:
In Belgium we have a lottery game called Euro Millions and there are regular jackpots that go over €70 million. That's a lot more than you guys seem to have in the UK :p
you are so funny...........euro millions = Europe (including UK) I can't believe you can compare uk to belgium in terms of lottery. :down:
 

tim

Senior Member
#16
we have lotto and euromillions and thunderball and lucky dip and a million other things.

i entered when i was first sixteen. i made -£1.