How often do you buy lottery / lotto tickets?

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  1. marcofratelli profile image80
    marcofratelliposted 9 years ago

    How often do you buy lottery / lotto tickets?

    Why?

  2. soapyfire profile image61
    soapyfireposted 9 years ago

    I don't buy lottery tickets, period.  I would rather invest the money or stick it in a savings account where it can accrue interest.  Playing the lottery is basically just gambling, and as any casino owner will tell you, in the long run the house always wins.  You might have a lucky streak but if you play the lotto consistently over a lifetime it's pretty much a sure bet that you will lose much more than you win.  I understand that many people just do it occasionally for fun and that's fine but when I see someone in a gas station buying fifty or a hundred tickets it just makes me feel bad for them.

  3. maaschnabarroi profile image52
    maaschnabarroiposted 9 years ago

    whenever i see the loto ticket seller. that doesnt make me a gambler though

  4. profile image60
    wiselemonposted 9 years ago

    I don't buy lottery tickets. I am basically a no risk guy.

  5. GNelson profile image76
    GNelsonposted 9 years ago

    I only buy losing tickets.  I don't like to lose so I don't buy very often.  I do buy just to remind myself not to.

  6. tutughosh profile image56
    tutughoshposted 8 years ago

    not yet buy any single ticket. I'm against this as my father is quite addicted.

  7. profile image57
    ShannaKeeposted 8 years ago

    I only buy Powerball when its over $100 million. I buy scratchers on Saturday. I spend about $20 a month.

  8. profile image48
    candimarieposted 8 years ago

    a week ago once or twice a week, and then i won $200.00 tuesday night april .26,2010 cash 4 1959 is what i played they called 9159

  9. starlance profile image71
    starlanceposted 8 years ago

    I play often now and started to win a bit more once I started to realize what not to pick verses what to pick. Lots-o-luck involved in the lottery, but there are some systems that can help you increase your odds of winning more frequently.

  10. Jay Louidor profile image61
    Jay Louidorposted 8 years ago

    I don't buy lotto tickets. But I do buy scratch tickets. And I've won quite a few times. Nothing huge...

  11. profile image46
    Martin-Mayerposted 7 years ago

    I buy them whenever there are rollovers and big jackpots. Why, I don't know, surely the chances of winning would be higher to play on a regular basis and it is not that winning 3 million would not be enough, but still, I just think it is that feeling inside, knowing that you have a slim chance of becoming one of those lucky millionaires over night! If you think about how many lottery millionaires are made each year around the world. Regardless of US, UK or other European lotteries, the guys that won aren't any more intelligent.. apart from the fact that they may have played on a more regular basis...

  12. LeisureLife profile image70
    LeisureLifeposted 7 years ago

    Honestly, I thought playing the lottery was just like gambling, until I read this guys story:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Pros-and-Cons-o … Black-Book

  13. LoisRyan13903 profile image81
    LoisRyan13903posted 5 years ago

    About once a week.  I play the Take 5 and Pick 10.  Even though the payout is lower the odds of winning are greater.  I try to limit it to $20 a week with that and scratch-offs.  if I win then I might play again later in the week

 
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