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I'm not going to do the math, but I know the odds are high

by JP Bill / March 20, 2008 4:10 AM PDT
239 people beat the odds in Lotto 6-49 draw

Against the odds, 239 people had tickets with five of the six correct numbers, plus the bonus number, in Wednesday night's Lotto 6-49 draw.

Seven of the winners were in New Brunswick, with nine other winning tickets elsewhere in Atlantic Canada. Ontario boasts the largest number of winners, with 120, while British Columbians can claim 14. The remaining winners are in Western Canada, with 26 tickets, and Quebec, with 63.

Normally the number of people who would have that many correct numbers is much lower. For instance, there were only two last week.

There is no explanation for the result, but there is something unusual in the numbers. The last five numbers are almost consecutive: 40, 41, 42, 44, 45 ? and the missing number in the sequence, 43, was the bonus number.

PS I wasn't 1 of the 239, I didn't even have a ticket
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(NT) I know the odds are always against me winning anything
by WOODS-HICK / March 20, 2008 5:58 AM PDT
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What do you reckon the odds are....
by C1ay / March 20, 2008 6:56 AM PDT

that you and critic410 both had grandfathers that lost their home building business during the great depression and that both worked to rebuild San Francisco and that both had 7 kids, 2 adopted and that both of you just happened to become members of the same internet forum?

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