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Games of chance

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I buy a Powerball ticket three or four times a year.

I play the Safeway Monopoly game.

I buy tickets for the 50/50 raffle at church. 141 more words


Making sense of Powerball data

Collecting data on the Powerball lottery depends on one’s perspective. Of course, for anyone who purchased a ticket, the first set of data points would be the winning numbers – checking to see if the numbers on the ticket match the winning numbers. 1,017 more words

Descriptive Statistics

Losing the Lottery

Power Ball has been the most recent inspiration for many to invest, hoping to win millions. On Wednesday, we learned that a lady in Massachusetts did just that–she had the only winning ticket. 150 more words


When playing Russian Roulette
There can be no denial
That a man may be lucky for a while,
And yet
As the chamber spins
His sins … 37 more words


Playing the roulette wheel of (mis)fortune

It is well known that playing casino games can lead to ruin (at least financial ruin) if the gambler is not careful (e.g. putting all or a substantial portion of his/her wealth on the line with the goal of beating the casino). 1,416 more words

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