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The right side of the Toolbox shows the broken link, or the message: "Java plug-in is not installed!"
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Lottery Wheeling
What is lottery wheel?
What is full, and what is abbreviated wheel?
What is filtered wheel?
100% guarantee? What's the catch?
Is there any mathematical background to lottery wheels?

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How do I play lottery wheels?
 
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After the login, or after I open the Toolbox window, the system asks me to login again?
This might be due to the following reasons:
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The right side of the Toolbox shows the broken link, or the message: "Java plug-in is not installed!"
The Lotto Genius Toolbox require the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) plugin to be installed and enabled. The Java plugin is essential not for this site only, but for thousands of Internet sites, even mobile phones, to work properly. You can download the free JVM from http://www.java.com/en/download/
After the installation please check if it is enabled in your Explorer: Tools menu > Internet Options > Advanced tab > enable Java checkbox.
When I click on a link or on a button nothing happens!
To use the LottoGenius web application, you must allow both pop-up windows and JavaScript in your browser. To do so, you may need to disable software that blocks pop-up windows or ads. You can test pop-up windows and JavaScript by clicking this link: open a pop-up window. The window should open and display the message Pop-Ups and JavaScript are enabled. If the window doesn't open, or if you see messages about "active content" being blocked, you need to change your browser settings .

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Lottery Wheeling
What is lottery wheel?
The lottery wheel is a group of combinations (games) that mathematically guarantees that the very least you will have one winning ticket.

For example, it is obvious that if you play all possible combinations of numbers you will win all possible prizes 100% guaranteed. There is no question about it! However this would be expensive as there are millions of combinations. 6/49 lottery has close to 14 millions of combinations.

Lottery wheel helps you to bring down the number of combinations to play, and still guarantee the winning. A wheel is made having three possible goals in mind:

  1. Your goal is to match fewer amount of winning numbers, for example 3. You can make a wheel that will guarantee you matching 3 numbers at least at one ticket you have played.
  2. Your goal is to win the jackpot, but instead playing all, you play a subset of numbers. For example, if you play 20 numbers, you will win the jackpot 100% guaranteed only if officially drawn numbers are among the numbers you have played.
  3. Finally, you can combine two goals by playing subset of numbers, and aiming for lower prize. For example, you can play 35 numbers and aim matching 5 numbers. If officially drawn numbers fall in group of your numbers you will have at least one matching ticket with 5 numbers.

What is full, and what is abbreviated wheel?
The full wheel always gives the jackpot guarantee.  The guarantee for an abbreviated wheel is selected by the player.

What is filtered wheel?
Filters reduce number of combinations (games) in full or abbreviated wheels. For example, a filter can be set to remove combinations with all odd numbers, to include your favorite number in every combination, etc...

100% guarantee? What's the catch?
Your selected prize goal winning is guaranteed 100% only if the officially drawn numbers all appear in the group of numbers you wheeled. If you used a filter, the guarantee is valid if the winning combination meets the requirement set by the filter.

Is there any mathematical background to lottery wheels?
Yes, there is. Lottery wheeling is based on Covering theory, and Covering Design theorem:
Covering Design C(v,k,t,m,l,=b) is a pair (V,B), where V is a set of v elements (called points) and B is a collection of b k-subsets of V (called blocks), such that every m-subset of V intersects at least l members of B in at least t points. It is required that v >= k >= t and m >= t. The case m > k is also a valid case. B can be a multiset.
When applied to lottery:
v   total numbers in the design (amount of numbers you play)
k   amount of numbers drawn
t    min match t   (t of m) 
m  min match of m (t of m) 
l    lambda (min l times t of m)   (it is always 1and usually omitted)
b   number of blocks   (number of games)
For example,  C(44,6,3,5,154) describes wheel with 44 numbers designed for "pick 6" lottery that guarantees 3 matches if 5 officially drawn balls are within the group of 44 numbers you have played. Finally, the wheel size is 154 games.

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How do I play lottery wheels?
Playing wheels with the LottoGenius software consists of few easy steps:
1. Select numbers you wish to play. You can even play all lottery numbers.
2. Select your prize goal: jackpot, or lower, e.g. 4 numbers match.
3. Enter your numbers and your prize goal  into the LottoGenius Toolbox, or Designs knowledgebase, and let the LottoGenius software calculate  games for you.
4. Your winning is guaranteed 100% if you play all suggested games, and if the officially drawn numbers all appear in the group of numbers wheeled.

 

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