Top 20 Lottery Tips

20 lottery tips

Here are the top lottery tips that will surely increase your chances of winning prizes in a lottery.

  1. Always remember that the lottery is a game of luck. So there is no need to get disappointed if you do not win any prize. All you have to do is keep your chin up and keep playing. Your luck will surely change one day and you will get that jackpot you have always dreamed of.
  2. Whenever you play a lottery make sure you carry out a thorough research on the lottery you are going to play on. Research is necessary to know the rules of the lottery and the odds of winning the jackpot and other prizes.
  3. It is important to know the odds of winning a lottery since a lot will depend on the odds. That is why, we always suggest players to play lotteries that requires you to choose the lower amount of numbers. Odds of winning prizes in these lotteries will always be higher.
  4. 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 programmed to draw a particular set of numbers.
  5. The best way to play the lottery is in a syndicate. It will drastically lower the cost buying tickets and since syndicates have multiple players they can play with multiple tickets which increase the chances of winning prizes.
  6. Beware of scams. Whenever you get an email or an sms saying that you have won prizes even when you have not bought a ticket of that lottery, be sure that it is a scam. Nobody today is so generous that they will offer you so much money without you even spending a dollar on them.
  7. Do not borrow money for buying a lottery ticket. The person you borrowed the money from may just turn around and ask for his share of winnings.
  8. Make sure you buy your tickets yourself. Do not ask any friend or relative to buy your tickets for you.
  9. Always be realistic about your chances of winning. Most of the time you will not win anything. So keep that in mind when you are buying a lottery ticket.
  10. Make sure that you sign the ticket you buy immediately after you have bought it. This is because; winnings go to the person who signs the ticket rather than the one who buys it. An unsigned ticket may mean someone else winning getting the prize if your ticket gets lost or stolen.
  11. In order to win a lottery you would have to pick the right numbers. Never ever pick numbers based on arithmetic or grammatical sequences. For instance, picking numbers in a series like 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12 never works. Numbers in lottery draws made by a machine and the machine never draws in a particular sequence.
  12. Never use the tip service in the store where you buy the lottery from. That tip service would be used by thousand other people. So you will be choosing the numbers that thousands of people have already chosen.
  13. 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.
  14. The best way to pick lottery numbers is by choosing them at a random. Just pick the numbers that come to your mind.
  15. You can use a good lottery software for choosing the numbers. This definitely does not guarantee that you will win. But it makes the number choosing process a little bit more rational & scientific.
  16. It would be better if you can buy more than one ticket for a draw. More the number of tickets you have better the chances of you winning a prize would be. So if possible, play with multiple tickets instead of just one.
  17. If you are playing a lottery that requires numbers be won in a particular sequence, then always remember to ‘box’ your selection of numbers. This means the numbers won can be picked in any order. This is the safest way to play these types of lotteries.
  18. You can seek the help of various odd calculators while calculating odds of the lottery you are playing.
  19. Pick the numbers which others are unlikely to pick. This will make you stand out in the draw.
  20. Keep your tickets safely in a place where it has no chance of getting lost or stolen. Never throw away your ticket until the draw has taken place and you are sure that you have not won a prize.