Which lottery games are plunging in popularity and how can you take advantage of it?

Which lottery games are plunging in popularity and how can you take advantage of it?

Is a $3 Million game still worth playing any longer? New York Lottery winner James Jess thinks so.

It's all about the numbers. Mega Millions and US Powerball continue to break records for high jackpot figures. Smaller games are feeling the pinch as players leave the low figure prizes behind.

The big-money appeal is attractive for many players. But by how much?

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How to play the lottery on a shoestring budget: 14 ideas to afford more tickets

How to play the lottery on a shoestring budget: 14 ideas to afford more tickets

Anna Springer holds up a Mega Millions ticket bought with her last $4. I tell you how to afford more of them. Photo: Bill Lackey

Want to win more? Play more. Because the best way to improve your winning rate is to buy more tickets. But if you're financially stretched as many people are sometimes, then you've got to get a little creative in your buying.

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Take this 5 step lottery checkup to boost your wins in ways you'd never imagine

Take this 5 step lottery checkup to boost your wins in ways you'd never imagine

Sally Ann Wells and partner Jerry Gregory celebrate their £1.4 million (US$1.83M) win.

Have your wins been a bit slow lately? You might be surprised to know you're probably able to improve your results quite quickly like Jason, our $22.2M winner who won in less than 6 months after using the System:

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There's a better way of choosing lottery numbers. Don't use the 'lucky' lotto pen!

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The blurb says: "Let the lotto numbers pick themselves for you! Just shake, shake, shake the $8 pen, and let the selected numbers be your lucky guide to winning. The unique 'Baby Rattle' design features lotto type balls with numbering on 2 sides for easy viewing. Good for Mega Millions and Powerball.”

We suggest you stick to the Silver Lotto System - but have a laugh at this!

Disastrous mistake by lottery pool club buyer turned out to be a Mega Millions miracle $1 million jackpot win

Disastrous mistake by lottery pool club buyer turned out to be a Mega Millions miracle $1 million jackpot win

Some of the Bus Busters lottery syndicate with their $1 million Mega Millions check yesterday. PHOTO: Michigan State Lottery

What could have been a disaster turned out to be the luckiest move for the Bus Busters lottery club. The woman who volunteered to buy the mix of Mega Millions and Powerball tickets for the draw had accidently messed up.

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Store Owner Who Sold $1.53 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Has Surprise For His Staff

Store Owner Who Sold $1.53 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Has Surprise For His Staff

KC Mart owner CJ Patel will receive $50,000 commission from selling Mega Millions jackpot ticket. PHOTO: David Travis Bland, The State

The owner of a South Carolina convenience store will share part of the $50,000 bonus from the Mega Millions $1.54 Billion jackpot with his four employees.

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87-Year-Old Breaks Hip Then Shares Mega Millions Prize With Hospital Staff Pool [VIDEO]

87-Year-Old Breaks Hip Then Shares Mega Millions Prize With Hospital Staff Pool [VIDEO]

New Jersey resident Earl Livingstone fell and broke his hip while going to buy a Mega Millions ticket. Pictured are Earl and staff with the winning ticket. PHOTO: NBC10

In one of the most remarkable acts of kindness from a hospital, staff rallied round patient Earl Livington when they discovered he had broken his hip while walking to buy a Mega Millions ticket.

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