Let's not fudge Lotto numbers: iLIVE - Times LIVE
Fri Apr 28 00:32:25 SAST 2017

Let's not fudge Lotto numbers: iLIVE

Scott Visser, Kyalami | 2012-11-06 00:09:11.0
Lottery balls.
Image by: Gallo Images/Thinkstock

Robert Nicolai makes a good point regarding Lotto's lack of funding to charities (Letters, yesterday), but why must he give statistics that are completely wrong? He says there is a one in 10billion chance of winning the Lotto and a one in 2.9billion chance for Powerball.

There is about one in 14million chance on Lotto and one in 93.4million chance on Powerball.

My gripe is that people might read these "statistics" and accept them as fact.


If you have an opinion you would like to share on this article, please send us an e-mail to the Times LIVE iLIVE team. In the mean time, click here to view the Times LIVE iLIVE section.