3 win lottery after picking same numbers as last month

Statistically, only 0.00000000000025 chance that same numbers are picked.; Mifal Hapayis: No. of 1st place winners was largest since 2006.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 17, 2010 14:55
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Lottery players who bet on the same winning numbers from last month came out winners on Saturday night, when those same six numbers were picked again.

The last time the numbers were called was September 21, less than a month ago.

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The winning numbers were: 13, 14, 26, 32, 33, 36. The "strong number" - picked from the lottery round's number, 2194 - was 2.

Among the 125 people who bet on the winning numbers, 92 won NIS 4,000, 33 won NIS 8,000, and three won the grand prize of NIS 4 million for guessing the right strong number of the week.

Officials from Mifal Hapayis, the national lottery, said the number of lottery winners who won first place was the largest in the last four years, and that they were unaware of similar incidents happening anywhere in the world where the same numbers were picked again.

Statistically, that chances that the same numbers will be picked in the lottery are 0.00000000000025.


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