Florida Lotto Win Plan
About FL Lotto Game
Florida Lotto 6/53 is a pick-6 Lotto game with high jackpot odds of one in 22,957,480. (Florida Fantasy 5 is a much better bet.) Florida Lotto began in 1988 as a 6/49 game and has been using the new 6/53 format since October 27, 1999. You choose six numbers from 1 to 53 to play and there are no bonus or powerball numbers drawn in this game. Drawings are held twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The jackpot starts at $3 million and is split for multiple winners, or rolls over if there is no winner. Florida Lotto also began a new option for the game called Florida Lotto Plus in which you can raise your bet from the Classic Lotto $1 per ticket up to $2 or $3 per ticket. The increased bet will give you a higher jackpot. A $2 bet wins you an additional $10 million to whatever the jackpot prize is, and a $3 bet wins you $25 million in addition to the jackpot. Five winning numbers pays a generous $5,000 on average.
Florida Lotto 6/53 has five ball sets, which are tracked in the Advantage Gold software. Of course, we never know before the drawing which ball set will be used. Ball sets are replaced every four years.
Florida Lotto Jackpot History
The largest Florida Lotto jackpot was $106.5 million on September 15, 1990 which was split by 5 winners. The largest single ticket won $81.6 million on March 29, 2000.
GAIL HOWARD'S LOTTERY STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU WIN Florida Lotto
Lottery numbers are randomly drawn. But randomly drawn numbers form patterns that can be tracked and used to our advantage. Having carefully analyzed all the drawings in past lotto results of more than 190 different lotto games worldwide, with histories going back as far as 1955, Gail Howard has verified the following incredibly simple rule:
That which is LEAST POSSIBLE happens LEAST OFTEN.
The key to Gail Howard's successful lotto number selection methods is playing the probabilities. If you play a pattern that occurs only five percent of the time, you can expect that pattern to lose 95 percent of the time, giving you no chance to win 95 percent of the time. So, don't buck the probabilities.
How to WIN Florida Lotto 6/53
ODD-EVEN LOTTO NUMBER TIPS
When you select your FL Lotto numbers, try to have a relatively even mix of odd and even numbers. All odd numbers or all even numbers are rarely drawn, occurring only one percent of the time. The best mix is to have 2/4, 4/2 or 3/3, which means two odd and four even, or four odd and two even, or three odd and three even. One of these three patterns will occur in 80 percent of the drawings.
HIGH-LOW LOTTO NUMBER TIPS
In a 53-number game like Florida Lotto, numbers 1 to 27 would be in the low half, and numbers 28 to 53 would be in the high half. All high numbers or all low numbers are rarely drawn, occurring only two percent of the time. The best mix is to have 2/4, 4/2 or 3/3, which means two high and four low, or four high and two low, or three high and three low. Winning number groups with these three patterns occur in 81 percent of all drawings.
LOTTERY NUMBER GROUP STRATEGIES
Look at a list of past winning lottery numbers for Florida Lotto, and you'll see, more often than not, that one or more of the number groups is not represented. For example, in the combination 5-14-17-32-38-46, there are no 20's. Tracking and studying Number Groups can help you decide which group to omit and which group to give extra heavy play.
LOTTERY GAMES SKIPPED STRATEGIES
List the number of games skipped (games out) since the last hit (win) for each of the winning numbers during the last five games. Then mark the number of times each skip occurred. If any skip from 0 to 5 did not occur, play the Lotto numbers that are out that many games. (Help working with lotto games skipped.)
LOTTO NUMBER SUM ADVICE - PLAY A BALANCED GAME®
After you choose six numbers you want to play, add them together and make sure that the sum of the six numbers adds up to somewhere between 124 and 200. Sums that fall within that range will account for over 70 percent of all lottery jackpots won.
REPEAT HITS LOTTERY TIPS
In FL Lotto 6/53, on average, one lottery number will be a repeat hit from the last drawing 53 percent of the time.
HOT NUMBER LOTTERY SECRETS
Numbers that have been out (losers) for five games or less account for about half of the winning numbers drawn in FL Lotto. Losing numbers that have been out ten games or less account for 75 percent of all the winning numbers. This tells us that hot numbers are more likely to hit, but don't forget to include at least one long shot in your group of 6.
COLD NUMBER LOTTERY SECRETS
It is difficult to know when a cold number will end a long losing streak. If you play a number every drawing because you think it is due, you could be chasing it for many months. (Number 45 in New York Lotto sat out 100 drawings before it finally hit.) Although, when a number has been out for 70 games or so, it might be worth chasing.
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After you choose the best numbers with number strategies, you can improve your odds of winning larger prizes by using lotto wheeling systems. It's simple, easy as A-B-C to wheel pick-6 lotto numbers using the Balanced Wheels in the Wheel Six Gold lottery software. You get a minimum win guarantee with every wheel!ADD TO CART
USE BALANCED WHEEL® SYSTEMS
Balanced Wheel® Systems allow you to bet a large group of numbers (more than 6), play scientific combinations of that group of numbers, and get a specific minimum win guarantee. Balanced Wheels® force all the winning numbers that are in your group to come together to give you at least one prize if some or all of the winning numbers are in your chosen group.
It's true that the more numbers you wheel, the easier it is to trap the winning numbers in your chosen group. But to get the most leverage for your money, the optimum number of numbers to wheel is not more than four or five numbers over HALF the numbers in your game, which for Florida Lotto, means you shouldn't wheel more than about 32 numbers. Otherwise, you'll be spending MORE money chasing a SMALLER guaranteed prize.
THE BEST WAY TO WHEEL ALL THE LOTTO NUMBERS IN YOUR GAME
Any one wheeling system that covers ALL the numbers in the game is too spread out, making the win guarantee not worth the wager. There are smart ways to wheel all the numbers in Florida Lotto by using Trap-by-Overlap and other wheeling strategies in the Lottery Master Guide.
Most of Gail Howard's lottery winners used a Balanced Wheel® in addition to her number selection methods. You can use a FREE interactive Balanced Wheel® System that won multiple jackpots.
Save Money by Knowing Lotto Numbers to Avoid
Lotto players who select their numbers thoughtlessly or foolishly are destined to lose even before the drawing takes place. By knowing which Florida Lotto number combinations and patterns to avoid, you'll have an advantage over such players—and save money, too.
AVOID NUMBER COMBINATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN DRAWN BEFORE
Many players like to bet the numbers that have won someone else a big jackpot, and by doing so, they are almost guaranteed NOT to win one themselves. In FL Lotto 6/53, with two drawings a week, a set of 6 numbers has a chance of being drawn once every 220,745 years!!! Don't play previous winning combinations!
AVOID BETTING SIX CONSECUTIVE LOTTO NUMBERS
Six consecutive numbers have never been drawn in any state or international lotto game. Even five consecutive numbers is a very rare occurrence that, in most Lotto games, has never happened once.
AVOID BETTING ONE LOTTO NUMBER GROUP
Never choose all six lotto numbers on a ticket from one number group, such as all single digits, or all teens, or all 20's, etc. All six winning numbers drawn from one group is highly unlikely, especially when there are many number groups like there are in FL Lotto with 53 total numbers.
AVOID THE LOTTO COMBINATION 1-2-3-4-5-6
The most popular set of numbers most often played is: 1-2-3-4-5-6. Thousands of tickets are bought with this combination every drawing. The selection is too far out of balance to come up in a random drawing.
AVOID PATTERN BETTING
Pattern betting is an even more popular method of marking bet slips. Patterns of numbers marked in a row to make a straight line, either across the bet slip vertically or diagonally get heavy play—which means sharing the prize with others if the numbers are drawn as winners. Other designs such as patterns of initials or numbers or crosses also get heavy play.
AVOID NUMBER MULTIPLES
Other popular combinations that get heavy play are the number multiples, especially 5-10-15-20-25-30 and 7-14-21-28-35-42.
AVOID ALL SAME LAST DIGITS
Many people like to play same last digits, such as 3-13-23-33-43, or all digits that end in seven, or some other favorite lucky lottery number. Winning sets of numbers with no more than ONE repeated last digit represent nearly 90 percent of all drawings, so it is smart to avoid too many repeated last digits.
AVOID LOW NUMBER COMBINATIONS
The majority of Lotto players like to play the calendar numbers, such as birth dates and anniversaries—and their children's ages, so the most heavily played numbers are 1 through 31. Lotto 6/53 has 53 numbers. If you play only the calendar numbers, you might be sharing your jackpot with dozens of other winners. It's not to say that you shouldn't play your personal numbers if you feel these lucky numbers are good to play. But Gail Howard recommends that you include a couple of high numbers so you win a prize that's worth something.
DON'T BOTHER WITH LOTTO QUICK PICKS
Quick Picks are used by many people. If the majority of tickets sold are Quick Picks, then it makes sense that the majority of jackpots won should be won with Quick Picks. However, when you see the actual statistics, you'll find that you have a better chance of winning by picking numbers randomly out of a hat than by using Quick Picks.
Lottery Pools and Lottery Syndicates
POOL YOUR WAY TO LOTTO RICHES
Several of the 107 Lotto jackpots won with Gail Howard's lottery systems were won by groups of people who pooled their money. Sharing the ticket cost with others stretches your Lotto budget. By playing with a group, you can afford to buy more lottery tickets—and play larger wheeling systems—than you could (or should) by yourself. Draw up an agreement and have the members of your pool sign it.
How to Get Lucky in Florida Lotto
CASH IN ON THE LUCK OF OTHERS
When you form a Lotto pool, your group is also pooling its aggregate luck. A jackpot could happen because of the luck just one member brings to your pool. Select your partners carefully. Share your luck with winners, not losers. Avoid negative people. Not only are they unlucky, but they dampen enthusiasm and drain energy from others. You want to enhance your own luck, not dilute its strength. One quick way to tell winners from losers is simply to ask them: "Do you think you are a lucky person?" Many people quickly admit, "I'm unlucky. I never win anything." They won't bring good luck to your group either.
CASH IN ON A POSITIVE ATTITUDE
No one should play games of chance out of desperation because they need the winnings. The needy have a greater fear of losing the hard-earned money they gamble with. It is just one of life's dirty tricks that the very fear of losing blocks the winning forces. Thoughts are charged with energy, especially when triggered by emotion. Fear attracts exactly that which one fears. A strong desire for a goal that is charged with positive energy, attracts a positive response, especially when every effort is made to attain that goal.
Win with Lotto Software and Books
See all Smart Luck lottery software and lotto books or the full lottery product guide and list of best Florida lottery software and books to use for Florida Lotto. Also see the references on the right side of this page: products to use for Florida Lotto, many articles for more info on understanding lottery strategy and the concepts of lotto wheeling, links to our free wheels for Florida Lotto, and more!
The Right Lotto Numbers to Bet
You've free lotto tips to help you play the game smarter and win the lottery, taken from Gail Howard's lotto book, Lottery Master Guide. This is just a sample, and the book explains all of Gail Howard's successful methods of number selection in great detail with examples of patterns shown throughout. It is a great starting place for any lotto player.ADD TO CART
Advantage Gold software makes all the charts for this game, to automate the process of choosing the best numbers to play.ADD TO CART
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