Should I Play the Lottery?

Friday, 01 Apr 2011 12:16 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
The majority of states now have lottery games for individuals to play. People always ask if they should play the lottery. As long as you play responsibly there is no harm in playing the lottery. As a matter of fact, there may be some great reasons to play the lottery. Decide for yourself. Here are five common reasons why people play lottery games.

Reason Number 1. You can get rich quick. That is most likely the primary reason people play the lottery. It is an opportunity to become rich and famous overnight. With jackpots reaching into the millions of dollars it is perhaps the only way for most people to become a millionaire in a hurry.

Reason Number 2. The lottery is cheap to play. In most states you can participate in a million dollar lottery for only a dollar. That is a good return for your dollar investment. Unlike most investments where you have to risk a lot of money to make money you are only risking one dollar for a chance to win millions. It is difficult to find better odds anywhere including Las Vegas.

Reason Number 3. The lottery is easy to play. It does not require any special skills or brain power to pick numbers. As a matter of fact, you can have the machine pick the numbers for you automatically. There is no skill involved in that process. For most people that is the easiest game in the world to play.

Reason Number 4. Your state lottery money helps to fund good causes. Most states use lottery proceeds to fund education, senior citizens, and other worthy causes. This lottery money supports these issues with steady revenues from lottery ticket sales. So you are actually putting your money to good use by supporting these social issues.

Reason Number 5. Playing the lottery puts a little excitement into your life. Many people enjoy watching the lottery drawings and hoping their numbers come up. It is actually a cheap form of entertainment for only a dollar a ticket. You can cheer for your numbers to be pulled and hope that you become the next lottery winner.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink

PLEASE NOTE: All information presented on Newsmax.com is for informational purposes only. It is not specific medical advice for any individual. All answers to reader questions are provided for informational purposes only. All information presented on our websites should not be construed as medical consultation or instruction. You should take no action solely on the basis of this publication’s contents. Readers are advised to consult a health professional about any issue regarding their health and well-being. While the information found on our websites is believed to be sensible and accurate based on the author’s best judgment, readers who fail to seek counsel from appropriate health professionals assume risk of any potential ill effects. The opinions expressed in Newsmaxhealth.com and Newsmax.com do not necessarily reflect those of Newsmax Media. Please note that this advice is generic and not specific to any individual. You should consult with your doctor before undertaking any medical or nutritional course of action.

Keeping you up to speed on Lifestyle, health, and money-saving tips
 
 
Get me on Fast Features
Keeping you up to speed on Lifestyle, health, and money-saving tips
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved