Hi, I have a lottery question. Here in the philippines we have a lottery where you pick 3 numbers. The numbers are between 1 -9 in 3 columns. So you can pick 111 327 999 etc. you must get the numbers in exact order to win. What are the odds of winning?
Hello, Eric and welcome back to Just Answer.The odds of winning the lottery in the Philippines are 1 in 28,989,675, but this number is XXXXX depending on how many tickets are sold.
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Eric,I can help you with this information. Based on there being three numbers, each from 1-9 "with replacement" (meaning they are each drawn separately, so a particular number being drawn on the first digit has no affect on the second) is 729:1. I noticed that you didn't include - as one of the possible numbers. These odds are based on only 1-9. If you include 0, the odds would be 1000:1. The calculation for the odds:9*9*9=729There are 729 possible combinations of those three digits. Since exact order is required, each combination represents a distinct outcome.
If the Pick 3 you are referring to is the Suertres Lotto, the number can include digits from 0-9, so for example 000 is a valid number. In that case, the odds are 1000:1
The payout of Suertres Lotto is 450:1 - for every Php10.00 played, the winners receive Php4,500
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