100 Lottery Tips

Top 100 lottery tips

Here are the top 100 lottery tips that will give you an edge when you are playing a lottery.

  1. It is important that you buy your tickets early. Many people have the tendency of buying their ticket late. They leave it till the last minute to buy a ticket. This result in a long queue in some of the outlets & with a strict cutoff in place for buying tickets, many people miss the deadline.
  2. One must always remember that lottery is a game of luck. So even if you do not win any prize for a long time, there is no need to get disheartened, your luck can change anytime & in no time you might become a millionaire. The key is to keep playing consistently without losing any enthusiasm.
  3. Buy your tickets yourself. Do not ask friends or neighbors to buy a ticket for you. Also buy your tickets with your own money. Do not loan any money from anyone to buy lottery tickets. If you do not win any prizes then you might just find it difficult to repay the money you owe. There is also another risk. The person you borrowed the money from might just ask for a share of the winnings if you win prizes from the lottery.
  4. Carefully choose your numbers. Do not pick your numbers based on your lucky numbers or birthdays of your family members or things like that. Always carry out a thorough research on the drawn numbers for the last few years of the lottery you are playing & select your numbers accordingly. You can take the help of a lottery system in doing this.
  5. Do not use any tip service & do not make any zigzag pattern on your ticket. Tip services provides the same tip for thousands of players. So even if you win, you would be one of many to win.
  6. The research you need to do can be done with the help of lottery software. Buy a good lottery software from the market. It will contain all the data you need to carry out your research.
  7. For lotteries which require your numbers to be in a specific sequence, box the numbers you have chosen. The advantage of placing the numbers in a box is that then you can choose the numbers in any sequence.
  8. Never ever pick numbers that have already won prizes, especially the winning numbers from the recent draw. Many people have the tendency to pick these numbers out of superstition. It may work only once out of thousand times. So be rational while choosing your lottery numbers.
  9. Do not pick numbers based on any arithmetic sequence. For instance, choosing numbers in a series like 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 or 7, 14, 21, 28 it’s never worked. Lottery numbers are chosen by a machine & it hardly picks numbers in arithmetic or geometrical progression.
  10. Use good & reputed lottery software to help you choose your numbers rationally. It will provide you with data relating to previous draws which come in handy while choosing numbers in a lottery. The software will also suggest you the numbers you should choose for a particular draw.
  11. Buy more than one lottery ticket & choose different numbers for each ticket. It will increase your chances of winning in lotteries manifold.
  12. If possible, play the lottery in a pool. Yes, playing lottery in a pool has its own disadvantages, but there is a positive side to it as well. You will be spending less in a ticket & since you are in a pool you can buy lots of tickets to play with.
  13. Never throw away your lottery ticket until the draw has taken place & you are sure that you have not won any prizes. Always remember, lottery is a game of luck & no one knows how your luck may change all of a sudden.
  14. If possible, talk to people who have won prizes in lotteries previously. Listen to what they have to say. But always make your own decision after proper thinking & deliberations. You do not have to everything the previous winners say.
  15. It has been seen that most of the time a mix of both odd & even numbers are drawn in a lottery. So selecting a mix of both odd & even numbers improves your chances of winning at least some sort of a prize in a lottery.
  16. Do not pick numbers based on arithmetic sequence, e.g. 3, 6, 9, 12, 15 or 4, 8, 12, 16, 20 etc. Many people adopt this method of selecting a number. But this method never works.
  17. You can study past patterns of the drawn numbers of the lotto you are playing. Studying the drawn number pattern will give you an idea about the kind of numbers or the group of numbers that are drawn. You can always base your selection of numbers on that.
  18. You can seek the help of lottery systems that are currently available in the market. But make sure the system you are buying is an authentic one & has a good reputation with lottery players since many scams are happening in this field.
  19. It is better to pick numbers randomly. Randomly choosing of numbers is probably the most effective & the sensible way of selecting lottery numbers.
  20. Whenever you get an email or an SMS saying that you have won prizes even when you have not played that lottery, rest assured, it is a scam. There are no free lunches in the world.
  21. Carefully select which lottery to play. It is always better to play the well-known & established lotteries than to plunge your money into lesser known ones.
  22. Make yourself aware of the rules of all the lotteries. Although rules of all the lotteries are basically the same, but they have slight variations here & there. Make sure you are aware of them.
  23. Know the odds of each lottery. Knowing the odds of winning would help you make the right decision as to which lottery you should play.
  24. Do not play 7 ball games if you want to win frequently. Play lotteries with 6 or 5 ball games since you would have a much better odds of winning.
  25. It is better not to play lotteries that use a computer to pick the numbers since a computer could be preprogrammed to pick a certain set of numbers from the beginning.
  26. Also, do not play lotteries with the highest amount of numbers. Always play lotteries with lower numbers since the odds of you winning a prize will be much higher. For instance, Irish Lotto.
  27. In calculating your odds of winning you may seek the help of various online odds calculator. Online odds calculators are an excellent tool for knowing the odds of particular lotteries.
  28. If you want to know the numbers that has been drawn in the past, then the best way to know that is through a lottery software. You can easily buy these software online. But before you buy any lottery software, make sure it is not a scam, and it has a good reputation with the lottery players.
  29. Always buy lottery tickets with your own money. Borrowing money from someone to buy a lottery ticket is not such a good idea. There is always a risk the person you borrow the money from may ask for a share of the winning if you win a prize since the ticket was bought from his money. In case you don’t win, you may find it difficult to repay the money you borrowed.
  30. Never ever put money from the family budget or other important things into buying lottery tickets. Family and other things should always come first. You should only spend money in playing lotteries after taking care of all the other important things in life.
  31. Buy your ticket yourself. Do not ask a friend or a neighbor to buy the ticket for you. In case, you do not win you will only have yourself to blame then.
  32. After you have bought the ticket, make sure that the ticket contains all the five numbers your choice. So that you can pick the numbers you want to pick.
  33. Immediately after buying the ticket, sign the back of the ticket immediately. This is to ensure against loss or theft of ticket. Prize on a ticket goes to the person who signs the ticket & not to the one who buys it. So signing the ticket is an extremely important thing which you should do as soon as you buy the ticket.
  34. If you win a prize, then make sure that you claim that prize as soon as you can. Winners have a time period within which they have to claim their prize. If that time period is crossed then you won’t get any money.
  35. Take a close look at the draws of the recent past & try & figure out a pattern. You will notice that one or more of the number groups are not represented in any or most of the draws. That will give you a hint on which numbers to avoid & which numbers to pick.
  36. Have your numbers well spread, meaning do not pick your numbers from a particular group or section. For instance, do not choose all your numbers from the teen group.
  37. Play online. Playing online is a much safer option than buying a ticket from an outlet outside. It also prevents your ticket from getting lost since everything happens online.
  38. If it is possible, play in a lottery pool. Playing in a lottery pool gives you the chance to play with multiple tickets & also brings down the cost of playing with multiple tickets drastically.
  39. Using lucky dips decreases the chance of you having to share your jackpot with anyone. Lucky dips are a genuinely random set of numbers which others are unlikely to choose.
  40. Pick your numbers carefully. Be rational while picking your numbers. Do not pick numbers based on a tip service or based on the date of births, age etc of your family members and loved ones.
  41. Until the draw has taken place, do not throw away or tear your lottery tickets. As has already been said that the lottery is a game of luck. So you never know what might happen when. You could end up winning a prize & you will repent that for the rest of your life if you have thrown away your ticket thinking you would not win.
  42. If you win any prize, then make sure you claim the prize as soon as you can & don’t leave it till the last minute. Every winner gets a stipulated time period within which he/she has to claim their prizes. After that period the amount lapses.
  43. Pick both high & low numbers since it hardly happens that all the numbers are picked from one section of the pool.
  44. Always keep your ticket in a safe place. Losing a lottery ticket might cost you more than the amount you spent to buy it. It might also mean that someone else will now have the chance to win a million dollar jackpot instead of you. So always be careful as to where you keep your lottery ticket.
  45. Many people tend to draw zigzag pattern on their lottery playslip. This should be avoided. It only makes the playslip look ugly & does not serve any other purpose.
  46. It is always better to talk to people who has won or at least, have played lotteries before. It will give you a sense of what you need to do to play the lottery online. But do not blindly follow what they say. Always use your own intelligence while making important decisions like choosing numbers, lotteries etc.
  47. It is always a good idea to play lotteries with lower jackpots since less number of players plays those lotteries. So the competition will be less.
  48. Do not buy a quick pick ticket. It has been seen that tickets picked by humans have a greater chance of winning prizes than a computer picked ticket.
  49. It is always better to play lotteries that award money or prizes if a sequence of number is played, such as two pairs in a row.
  50. For research purposes, the best source is the internet. Just Google the lottery you wish to play on & find out more info about it.
  51. If you are playing a lottery that requires numbers be won in a particular sequence, the always remember to ‘box’ your selection of numbers. This means the numbers won can be picked in any order.
  52. It is always advisable that you play lotteries that offer bonus prizes for an extra number. Powerball & Megamillions are two examples of such lotteries that offer bonus prizes for lottery wins.
  53. There are sites available on the net that would help you find the numbers that may be picked in the next draw. You can check them out as well. But it is always better to pick the numbers yourself.
  54. Choose numbers which are less likely to be picked by other players. If that number wins the jackpot then you would not have to share the money with anyone else.
  55. It is important to keep playing. Playing once or twice will not get you anything unless you are damn lucky. So perseverance is the key to having a big jackpot in your pocket.
  56. If you usually play 5 lines a week, then it makes sense for you to play 10 lines every two weeks or 20 lines in a month. But never play more than you can afford to lose.
  57. Do not be overoptimistic about your chances of winning. It is more likely that you would not win any prize. So be realistic about your chances & do nit build castles in the air.
  58. Prepare for the glory. Because if & when you win the lottery a lot of attention will be focused on you. Both good & bad people would be after you. The media will want to know the secret of your success. There will also be criminal elements who will try to have their share of the pie.
  59. If & when you win a lottery, it is always better that you change your mailing address & phone numbers since a lot of people will try to contact you & not all of them will have good intentions.
  60. If you have the option then always take your payout in a lump sum amount. You will also have the option of taking the amount over a long period. But considering the lump sum amount is always better because it will then earn a bigger interest for you in the bank.
  61. If you win a lottery, then it is a good idea to hire a security team who will look after your security. This is the most vulnerable period in the life of a lottery winner. So it always better to be protected by professionals.
  62. It is quite normal to be a little adventurous after you win big in lottery. You will go out partying with friends, buy properties, and spend on your friends. That is ok up to a limit. Too much unnecessary spending on money might bring you back to where you have been before you won the lottery. So be careful about your spending.
  63. Invest your winnings carefully & in a well-planned manner. You would most probably win once. So make the most of it.
  64. Hire financial advisors who will guide through the financial jungle. Do not put all your faith on family & friends as they may not have the required experience as well as the expertise to handle such a large sum of money.
  65. Install a full-fledged security system for your home. If you are building or buying a new home for yourself, then ask the builder to install a system for you.
  66. After checking out the results, make sure you claim your prize, if you have won any, as soon as you can. There is normally a period of six months given to the winners within which they have to claim their prize. Otherwise, it lapses beyond six months if no claim is made. So, place your claim as soon as the draw is over.
  67. Invest your winnings carefully & in a well-planned manner. You would most probably win once. So make the most of it.
  68. Always make sure you check out the results of the lotteries right after the draw has taken place. Do not lose out on that.
  69. When you start to win smaller prizes, do not invest all that money into lottery looking for a bigger jackpot. Make sure you save some amount for yourself & your loved ones.
  70. The lottery is a game where you should always follow your instincts. This is the best way to play the game.
  71. Avoid pattern betting. Many people draw a pattern on their ticket. A set of numbers are chosen in a row, either across, horizontally or vertically. This should be avoided. A lot of people does pattern type of number picking. So even if you win a prize, you would have to share it with many other people.
  72. In every lottery, a number from the previous draw gets repeated in the next draw. Take this factor into account when you are choosing your numbers.
  73. Balanced wheel system ensures that you win at least some sort of a prize. The Balanced Wheel System ensures a minimum win guarantee because Balanced Wheels force all the winning numbers in a group to come together and give you at least one prize.
  74. For lotteries such as EuroMillions, build a rollover pot. If you are someone who wins smaller prizes at EuroMillions draws quite frequently then instead of throwing that money away in frivolous parties, you can invest it in EuroMillions rollover pots. This rollover pot will fund the purchase of additional tickets the next time you play rollover jackpot game.
  75. To play in EuroMillions rollover games, you can also build a EuroMillions rollover club. This is basically an informal syndicate that concentrates in EuroMillions rollover games.
  76. Take a closer look at the previous draw & try & figure out a pattern.
  77. Avoid picking numbers with all the same last digits. For instance, do not pick numbers like 43-23-13-33-03, etc. This never works.
  78. Make sure to always check the results after every draw. This is buyto make sure whether you have won any prize or not.
  79. Keep track of the trend in various lotteries.
  80. After you have chosen all the numbers, double check from the net that the sum is total of those numbers falls within a particular range for that particular lottery.
  81. There are many lotteries which let you pick more than the numbers that would be drawn in the draws. Be aware of this rule as it will give you an edge over the other players playing the lottery.
  82. It is always better to play lotteries where the numbers are picked by a manual machine rather than a computer. As the computer can be preprogrammed to draw a particular set of numbers.
  83. Do not borrow money for buying a lottery ticket. The person you borrowed the money from may just turn around & ask for his share of winnings.
  84. Make sure you buy your tickets yourself. Do not ask any friend or relative to buy your tickets for you.
  85. Do not choose the numbers that have already been drawn in recent times. For this purpose, you will have to carry out a little bit of research on the lottery you are playing.
  86. You can use a good lottery software for choosing the numbers. This does not guarantee that you will win. But it makes the number choosing process a little bit more rational & scientific.
  87. Pick the numbers which others are unlikely to pick. This will make you stand out in the draw.
  88. Carefully choose the lottery you want to play since the rule & the odds of winning a prize varies from one lottery to the other.
  89. Do not spend money out of your family budget or children’s education to buy lottery tickets. Take care of the essential things in life first.
  90. Be rational while choosing your lottery numbers. Seek the help of a lottery software & the internet if you need to.
  91. Do not buy a ticket on borrowed money since the person you borrow the money from could ask for a share of the winnings.
  92. If you have the option then always take your payout in a lump sum amount. You will also have the option of taking the amount over a long period. But considering the lump sum amount is always better because it will then earn more significant interest for you in the bank.
  93. It is important to keep playing. Playing once or twice will not get you anything unless you are damn lucky. So perseverance is the key to having a big jackpot in your pocket.
  94. Many people tend to draw a zigzag pattern on their lottery playslip. This should be avoided. It only makes the playslip look ugly & does not serve any other purpose.
  95. Make yourself aware of the rules of all the lotteries. Although rules of all the lotteries are the same, they have slight variations here & there. Make sure you are aware of them.
  96. Do not play 7 ball games if you want to win frequently. Play lotteries with 6 or 5 ball games since you would have a much better odd of winning.
  97. If possible play lottery in a group. Yes, you will have to share the winnings with other members of the group, but it will also lower the cost each member would have had to bear of they had played on their own.
  98. Never throw away your ticket till the draw has taken place & you are sure that you haven’t won any prize. The lottery is a game of luck. Luck can change in a fraction of a second. Throwing away the ticket thinking you will not win anything might mean you are throwing away your luck.
  99. It is always better to talk to people who have won or at least, have played lotteries before. It will give you a sense of what you need to do to play the lottery online. But do not blindly follow what they say. Always use your intelligence while making important decisions like choosing numbers, lotteries, etc.
  100. Always remember that the lottery is a game of luck. So do not get disheartened if you don’t win any prize. Keep playing & you will surely win big someday. Perseverance is the key.