The odds of striking it rich in the lottery are remarkably small, but apparently it really helps if you’re a math genius.
Several years ago, a group of students from the famed Massachusetts Institute of Technology cracked the lottery code that enabled them to win millions of dollars — and state officials did nothing to stop it.
Odds are you don’t possess one of the three winning tickets in the $656 million Mega Millions lottery, whose numbers were drawn on Friday.
But if you are, or if you have the good fortune to come into a fortune by hitting a jackpot in the future, there are some things you need to know.
You can see by the picture of my losing ticket and the fact that I am here I did not win the Tuesday night drawing in the Mega Millions Jackpot. Friday's drawing is estimated at $476 million the biggest jackpot ever. Here is the link to Tuesday's numbers...
Ryan Kitching’s mom had been nagging him to clean his room, as moms tend to do. When the 19-year-old from Midlothian, Scotland finally relented and attacked the mess, he found 12 old lottery tickets.
Figuring they must all be losers, he thought about throwing the tickets out with the rest of the junk. But then he had a “strange feeling” that he should check the numbers, and when he did, he was ne