The amount of money one can possibly win from playing the lottery is enough to make you want to learn how to increase chances of winning the lottery. While many people say that no particular method can actually cause you to win the lottery instantly, there certainly are a lot of ways to increase and improve your odds of bagging the jackpot prize.
Buying More Tickets
The actual odds of winning the jackpot lottery prize are calculated using a probability formula. The probability to win lotto lottery is equal to the number of winning lottery numbers divided by the total number of winning lottery number combinations. Suppose in a 6/49 lottery, there are 49 numbers to choose six numbers from. The total number of winning combinations is 49 x 48 x 47 x 46 x 45 x 44 = 13,983,816. Therefore, you have only one in 13,983,816 chances to bring home your millions if you buy only one ticket. If you buy 2 tickets, you have 2/13,983,816 chance to win and so on.
Playing In Groups Or Lottery Pool
Buying all possible winning combinations just to ensure you will win is of course out of the question. You could have already spent all that you have and you still have not wagered on all number combinations. Since buying more tickets will lead to higher winning odds, one option you can consider is joining a lottery pool or group. In this team, each member will buy all the tickets he/she can afford. The number combinations to buy will be generated by a computer program that your team is using. If anyone in the team wins the prize, this amount will be distributed among all the members of the group. If you are not okay with sharing your prize, then this option may not suit you.
It may also help to base your number selection according to the statistics of the game. In this method, you will study and evaluate the most commonly drawn (hot) numbers and the least drawn (cold numbers) ones over a whole month of lottery games. Pick the top hot numbers; or the top cold numbers; or a combination of the two when buying your next ticket.
Many players buy tickets with numbers that they consider lucky. To increase your winning odds, stay away from these numbers such as 11 and 7 that many people consider as their lucky numbers. Always choose numbers by random because it is with randomness that lottery games are played.