Louisiana Lottery Buyer Stunned To Receive FOUR Duplicate Number Combinations

Four identical quick pick lottery numbers were all made within seconds of each other (circled) from the same lottery machine. Photo: The Lotto Report

Here's a lesson for anyone who thinks that Quick Picks - the tickets a computer chooses - is going to give them a good chance of winning.

In a Louisiana lottery store a player assumed they were buying four computer quick pick chances to win at a cost of $2 each. Turns out the tickets were all duplicate numbers, so in reality they had only a single chance for a total of $8.

The ticket owner was understandably annoyed and wrote the Louisiana Lottery for an explanation. 

For Silverites it's just another reason to be in control of your numbers at all times!

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