KY Lotto: Somebody's Going To Win, What Are The Odds It Will Be You?

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The Kentucky Lottery Corporation is reporting record sales of $778 million in fiscal year 2008, which ended June 30, topping the previous record set the year before by $34 million.

The primary factor was the skyrocketing number of scratch-off tickets sales.

But lottery players should keep something in mind when buying those tickets: the odds have changed a bit. When you buy a scratch-off ticket, if you win, your prize might not be cash. It could be another free ticket.

The lottery is also lowering the risk of big losses from its Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings by reducing the number of people who can play the same numerical combination.

The lottery has found that a handful of times each year, an especially popular combination will be drawn to win, resulting in prizes that far exceed sales.




 
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