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If you're like most people, you probably have a lengthy list of places you'd like to see in your lifetime. While some of these may be domestic cities that have caught your eye, chances are that most of them are exotic international destinations. No matter how bad your travel bug is, however, the expenses that come along with adventuring could be an issue for your...more
If you enjoy taking risks, chances are you've purchased a scratch ticket or tried your luck with another instant win game. Who knows? Maybe you've even been fortunate enough to win! While hitting it big is never a sure thing when it comes to playing the lottery, did you know that you have a better chance at winning in some states than in others? So next time you're...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more