Chance News 35
We (Laurie Snell) were not able to find any evidence that this really appeared in USA Today.
Our first item was suggested by Fred Hoppe at MacMaster University who's research is in probability and statistics with a hobby of lottery problems.
In this lottery it was better to win third than second place 1
In Ontario the Lotto 6/49 you choose six numbers from 1 to 49 on up to 10 boards (each board costs $2). Or ask for a Quick Pick and the lottery terminal will randomly select your numbers. The payoffs are