A Lotto specialist reveals seven strategies to increase your odds of winning the jackpot.

Sandra Grauschopf, a tens-of-thousands-dollar winner, shared her tips.

She remarked in a recent post that while most "advice" doesn't work, a handful "truly work."

Before betting, examine the lottery's odds.

Powerball and Mega Millions have fixed chances of winning, although many pick very similar numbers.

Play the games that give lesser payouts but better chances.

Joining a lottery pool and buying many tickets alongside...

...numerous persons can improve your odds without breaking the bank. 

Individuals have lost large since they didn't double-check their tickets

Many lotteries give losers a second shot.

You can obtain 2nd chance by filling out and mailing the ticket's return form.

Check a lost or lost ticket.  Its owner may have committed an error or deemed a few dollars unimportant.

Sign your jackpot ticket even before you know.  This proves ownership if stolen or lost.

You might as well improve your chances by selecting the rare numbers.

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