Colin Fairbrother

Informative, honest, indepth articles on Lotto and
whether other than through sheer luck the odds can be bettered.

Skip Navigation Links
Home (List of Article Links)
Playing 28 Repeat Sixes in a Pick 6, Pool 49 Lotto game
by Colin Fairbrother
Without a doubt the worst possible set of 28 numbers you could play in a Pick 6, Pool 49 Lotto game is one with the same number repeated for each line or block. This also applies to any greater or lesser number of repeated combinations and to any other Lotto game. The main point to note is that your chances for winning a prize do not increase no matter how much you increase the repeated combinations.
In the case of first prize if it is a pro rata distribution then if you are the sole winner but you receive nothing more than what you would have got playing one line; the 27 other lines qualify for first prize, so, you are dividing the prize with yourself. You receive no sub prizes if you have the winning Six.
This is Set 1 in an analysis comparison of 15 differenty constructed sets of numbers to play which includes other subset repeats, Covers or Wheels with guarantees, Random Selections and the set which is proven to be the best, my Unique 3's ™ using all the integers for the game and maximizing the coverage of the potential winning numbers. You can generate these numbers online and save them for later checking for wins at LottoToWin.
Repeating a Six 28 times means the subsets are repeated to the same extent: -
Colin Fairbrother

This article first published on the web 25/8/2008 and has been viewed 205943 times.
The author may be contacted at To generate sets of Lotto numbers to play for most Lotto games around the world go to LottoToWin ® where for a US$5.00 annual subscription you can store the numbers as well, to check later for wins. The numbers produced have no duplicate subset combinations of two integers (if applicable) or three integers, use all the integers for the particular Lotto game and maximize the coverage of the potential winning main number. The articles on this site have been selected from the many at the forum LottoPoster
© Colin Fairbrother 2004 to 2012 All rights reserved.