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Powerball $700,000,000 And Counting!!! Who Is Playing? How To Increase Your Chancess?

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  1. bigstuffpoppin

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    Theres a thread about everything on here, thought id make one regarding this world record of a powerball.

    So who is playing the powerball on saturday? im not much of a gamblr but anytime the power gets over $300 mill i usually play, because it is life changing if you win and for 5 tickets and $10. it is totally worth the chance. I know in the long run its costly if you never win, the thing is you never know.

    Also do you have any tops about winning, not winning but increasing your odds? do you easy pick? if you easy pick do you go to several different places to buy your tickets if you are buying multiple tickets or buy them all at once.

    Am i the only one that does this? when they announce the winning numbers and i look at my ticket and i find out i lost. I will just stare at the numbers as if they will change lol, and also i look at the winning numbers and i ask myself why the hell didnt i pick the winning numbers, i kind of justify the winning numbers and find things that equate to the winning numbers in my personal life and like oh i think that numbers in my moms birthday or whatever for example lol

    what is your superstition or trick with picking numbers? Do you pick players jersey numbers on sports teams, birthdays and ages in your family or whatever what is it?


    Also i think you can increase your chances, I understand it is random and there is no way to predict what numbers are going to be drawn, but lets say for example the previous 4 drawings were.


    5 12 19 44 55 3
    2 17 28 62 67 8
    12 22 29 43 45 18
    23 24 35 37 66 19



    those numbers were all random for an example (if somehow one of these sets are the winning numbers saturaday i may actually kill myself). you look at those numbers and they are random and you may ask yourself ok and....

    look at them and try to locate patterns, if you notice the first two sets for the first digits is 2 and 5, what are the odds another single digit number for a 3rd straight week is picked, mathematically it is random and has the same chance as any number, but id give it a better chance for the next drawing the first number would be in the teens or maybe even twenties(that is rare but does happen).

    im not going to go through all the sets and numbers.

    but go to powerball website and go to old numbers and it shows the last 10 winning number sets, and look through them and you will see what i mean.


    I hope this helps someone or if there is some genius here that can make a formula to winning lol jk since it is random, but i do believe you can dramatically increase you chances with common sense and educated guessing.


    again dont call me a crackhead yeah i realize it is all random.

    share your thoughts
     
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    I will be purchasing my ticket :) godlike to all :)

    If I win I will buy out Blackhatworld and make my self SUPERMOD :)

    -Sasha
     
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  3. DixieMarketing

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    I had $50 worth last night. If no one hits it this time it will hit $1b!!
     
  4. bigstuffpoppin

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    I dont agree i think this drawing will be a billion. as the media continues to implode it and promote it. It will grow, people that never play will play just because, because that usually only buy $6 in tickets will pay $50 in tickets, as that number rises the psyche in people changes and people get their hopes up on winning and people think they have to spend more to win.
     
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    No, if it really is random, patterns & historical data do not matter at all. Otherwise - by definition - it is not random, but biased.
     
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    lol you just contradicted everything i stated, im not going to argue with it, i even said in the post it is random haha at the very end but thanks for reiterating.

    Your telling me right now if the first digit for 3-5 draws in a row is a number in the single digits 1-9, you think it is going to happen again?

    it is like flipping a coin except on a great scale. flipping a coin is random no one knows what side it will land in, but mathematically if you flip it 100 times it should be split evenly, realistically it isnt going to be split evenly, but mathematically it should be.

    your choice you can have common sense and realistic or go with mathematics. If you chose mathematics you have no advantage.
     
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    just like fantasy football to a certain extent, i play draftkings some times and if there is a hot player going against a top defense im not going to pick him he has been doing good for too long he is going to come back down to earth and is due to have a bad game, it is going to ahppen eventually, and if that bad game is to happen, today would be the day for it to happen against a top notch defense.
     
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    anyways im done wasting my time explaining it, i hope this helps someone and if you use these tips and win the lottery im going to need a few mill or im suing.
     
  9. UptonGoodwin

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    If you flip a coin 100 times, it should be close to even. However, the 100th time you flip a coin, the odds of it being heads or tails has nothing to do with what the results were the last 99 times. The lottery is completely random, there's nothing to gain from looking at patterns.

    The only thing to theoretically gain on the lottery is to pick numbers that nobody else is likely to pick as well, as having to split the jackpot with 10 people is no good.
     
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    I don't know how these games are played, so I don't know if what you described is something that comes out by the game's design or not. But - whenever it comes down to random processes, what I wrote above can never be wrong (because it's implicit in the definition of randomness).
     
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    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Take some of that valuable time of yours and sign up to a Probability 101 class. Next time, open a thread about something you have knowledge of and don't blab common nonsense - especially on a strict topic such as probability.
     
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    Because $299million is not life-changing.
     
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    Maybe Pewep will be able to conjure up the winning numbers for me?

    If not, I'll pass. I was never a gambling man - except when it comes to microtransactions in video games..
     
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    It is completely random which means anything can happen. The only sure way to win is to ask Pewep or maybe he is also planning to buy a ticket himself in which case he will be the winner.
     
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    I always wondered... I'm sure there must be some way for some programming whizz to create a number probability calculator?

    I mean lets say one that would work for any powerball draw around the world... all you would need to do is enter let say the results for the past 20 draws and the probability calculator would spit out the most probably number combination for the next draw.

    With powerball... I know in my country at least.. there 5 numbers plus the powerball number... so 6 in total. BUT the powerball number only ranges from 1-20. So lets say you use a number probability calculator to spit out the other 5 numbers and then you buy 20 tickets taking all the powerball numbers from 1-20 (so u guaranteed to get the power-ball number)

    would be awesome if someone here on BHW could code a probability calculator for us :)
     
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    The government is happy, they will be taking 50% of that.

    Sleazy ass America.

    Banning guns but gives random ass people hundreds of millions of dollars and lord knows what they can buy with that lol
     
  17. bigstuffpoppin

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    Id gladly split the lotto with 10 what the hell do you mean its no good?
     
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    What the hell are you talking about??? Dude its common sense if the 1st number has been a single digit number the last 3 drawings, there is a better chacne for that 1st number to be a number in the teens then the single digit number, go look at the historical lottery drawings and you will see that there is not a single digit number 5 drawings in a row.

    yeah i get it is random, but its also called the law of averages. Nothing is too hot or cold for ever, everything will always come back down to earth, im not sure if thats a scientific theory, but it is my theory, it makes sense to me.
     
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    dont be anal, who can afford to play the lotto everytime?
     
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    Exactly it is random and anything, go look at the previous numbers they are all random and it is rare for a number to be drawn again after it was already drawn, does it happen? yeah, does it happen often? no.

    thats my point is to try to find a pattern if you see one , when i say pattern im not saying 2 4 6 8,

    im saying if

    Never mind IM dead now