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Common Online Sweepstakes Prizes

April 1st, 2014

Online sweepstakes are a fun diversion and often offer lucrative prizes, ranging from vacations to significant sums of money. If you're looking for a chance to win an exciting prize by playing in an online sweepstakes, check out some of these common things you could win by playing. The availability of prizes on various websites abound, so we'll focus on the...

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The History of Scratch Tickets

October 14th, 2013

If you've ever been to a convenience store, chances are you've seen a scratch ticket. Colorful, easy and fun, these instant winners continue to attract large numbers of people and revenue for states who opt to sell them. Wired Magazine claims that nearly 50 percent of the American public will buy a scratch ticket in their lifetime while the North American Association of...

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Are There Really Lucky Lottery Numbers?

September 26th, 2013

Winning the lottery may seem like a daunting task, but are there ways to improve your chances? Are there really lucky lottery numbers? Your safest bet on the path to success and fortune may just be choosing numbers by frequency. According to US-Lotteries.com, out of 1656 draws the most common Powerball numbers are 41 (drawn 178 times), 26 (176 draws), 20 (175 draws), and 32...

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Which Slots in Vegas Have the Best Payouts

September 26th, 2013

When gambling you can never make a sure bet, but you may be able to make an educated one. When playing slots, considering which places have the best payouts can help give you a slight edge, especially in Vegas.It's often hard to tell which casinos or even which slot machines are more or less lucky. Since anecdotes can be very inconclusive, it may be better to look at...

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Slot Machine and Vegas Game Secrets

August 5th, 2013

If you're planning on making your first trip to Las Vegas and playing all of the great Vegas games that casinos have to offer, there are some things you should know. Vegas can be an overwhelming place for many people, which is why you don't want to walk into the casinos unprepared. You want to be successful while gambling, but you don't want to go overboard and end...

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Top 5 Purchases People Say They would Make If They Won Money in the Lottery

July 30th, 2013

Have you ever thought about what you'd do if you won the lottery? Of course you have - who hasn't? Winning the lottery is likely one of the most common daydreams that people have, and it makes sense, since winning a substantial amount of money could seriously change the course of someone's life. If you've never thought about what you'd want to do...

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Which States Have the Highest Lottery Payouts?

July 26th, 2013

Hoping to strike it rich by winning the lottery? If so, you're not alone. According to CNN, more than half of Americans have played the lottery at some point in time. While any state in the U.S. could have a major jackpot brewing, some states tend to have bigger payouts than others. Wondering what state you should consider purchasing a ticket in the next time you drive...

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Tips for Hosting Your Own Bingo Night

December 6th, 2012

A few rounds of Bingo, which can be played for prizes or for fun, can be a great excuse to invite some friends over for an evening of good-natured competition. All you need to do is to put together your own set of cards - one per player - and a randomized means for selecting which squares pop up. But if you're looking to plan a more elaborate bingo game, here is some...

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Mastering the Art of the Scratch Ticket

September 24th, 2012

It's a common (and fairly accurate) assumption to make that the lottery is a completely random game. While this is true to a degree, scratch tickets don't follow the same laws. Think of it this way - any given series of tickets has to be regulated to a degree. The computer in charge of producing them is told to create a specific number of winning tickets, which means it can't...

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What to Do If You've Won the Lottery: Establish Realistic Expectations

February 6th, 2012

After winning the lottery, it's easy to convince yourself that you'll be set for life. While this may be true, it's important to remember that there's a difference between a very large amount of money and an endless supply of money. In fact, if you spend your winnings too frivolously, you could find yourself out of funds before you know it, which can be dangerous if you have...

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