Is it better to play the same lottery numbers every time?

You’ve gotta be in it to win it. My numbers will come up one day…

10th December 2013
Is it better to play the same lottery numbers every time? (iStock)

Asked by: Katherine Corfield, Oxford

The chances of winning the jackpot remain 1 in 14 million whether you stick with the same numbers or take the ‘lucky dip’ option, which uses a randomiser to create fresh numbers each time. But the lucky dip does stop you using common selections, and thus having to share the prize with many others.

 


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