Has winning the lottery jackpot become too difficult?

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Abstract

The UK’s National Lottery recently added more balls to its Lotto machines, meaning that the chances of winning the jackpot are smaller. Has this ruined the fun? Do the lower odds mean that the vast majority of weeks are likely to go by without a big winner, just as we recently saw with 14 consecutive rollovers?
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2016

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