Analysis. History. Perspective.

Sports Then and Now



What You Need To Know About Playing The Lottery 2

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Cathy Carter

The lottery is, by all means, one of the most addictive, exciting, and lucrative forms of gambling there is. This is because most national lotteries offer jackpots that could set you and your family up for the rest of your lives. Of course, that doesn’t mean that winning is going to be easy. If you are a frequent player of has at least dabbled in the past there is a good chance that you already know this. However, if you have never played the lottery before, you should at least consider giving it a shot. That being said if you are going to partake in this addictive gamble there are some things that you need to be aware of beforehand.

Winning Is A Long Shot

It probably doesn’t take a genius to know that you are more likely to get struck by lightning than winning the lottery. In fact, the odds of winning some of the national lotteries can be as much a one in 175 million. Still, the fantasy of hitting a multimillion-dollar jackpot is still what keeps many people coming back.

Never Throw Away Your Tickets

If you are going to play the lottery, you need to know that you should never throw away your tickets if you don’t win. And, this is because most of the national lotteries offer money if you just get some of the numbers right. So, if you have to pick at least two or three of the numbers right in a row, you might be able to at least walk away with $1,000 to $5,000. This could be enough money to keep you stocked up in lottery tickets for the next year or so

Read the rest of this entry →
  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Hall of Famer Tony Oliva
      July 17, 2022 | 2:15 pm
      Tony Oliva

      After waiting for 45 years after his retirement, the Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month is finally taking his rightful place as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

      Before injuries cut short his Hall of Fame worthy career, Tony Oliva was one of the best hitters in baseball and combined with Hall of Famers Rod Carew and Harmen Killebrew to make the Minnesota Twins a perennial American League contender during the late 1960s.

      Discovered on the baseball fields of Cuba by a Minnesota Twin scout, Oliva came to the United States in 1961 and within three years the American League Rookie of the Year. There have been many great MLB players from Cuba, including a new generation of stars today, but it is hard to argue that there has been a better player from the island in MLB than Oliva.

      Read more »

    • RSSArchive for Vintage Athlete of the Month »
  • Follow Us Online

  • Current Poll

    Who is the Best Quarterback from the 2020 Rookie Class?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Post Categories



↑ Top