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How To Be Creative In Picking Random Lotto Numbers

Last Updated: Thursday 6th April 2017, 11:28 am

As Lotto and EuroMillions players look forward to this weekend’s draws and the chance to win some astonishing prizes, many will be considering how to pick their numbers and whether or not to stick with their favourite line. A random selection may be the favoured method for lots of participants, but what is the best way to go about it and could you use a big event like the Grand National to help you be creative with your choices?

The main advantage for a random pick is the speed and convenience, and you can use any of the National Lottery Number Generators to create new lines in an instant for Lotto, EuroMillions, Thunderball or the Health Lottery. If the numbers are not quite to your liking, you can just click again to find a selection that suits you.

There are various other methods you could adopt to select a random line of numbers, like flicking through a book and stopping on different pages, the number of which you add to your selection, or noting down car registration plates. You might also like to take inspiration from something like the Grand National, which will take place on Saturday and is bursting with numbers.

The big race was first held in 1839, the horses run for just over four miles and jump over 30 fences. One lap of the Aintree course consists of 16 fences, and the first 14 are jumped twice before the grandstand finish on the second lap. Lotto players could also look at the odds of the horses and pick a few out at random, or go on previous winners. Rule The World, a 33-1 shot, won last year’s Grand National, while Many Clouds defied a price of 25-1 to win in 2015.

Each and every line of numbers has an identical chance of winning the jackpot, so it just comes down to individual preference for how a player likes to select their line. The good thing about picking random numbers rather than using any sort of sequence is that there aren’t likely to be many other players with the same combination, so there is less of a chance of having to share a big prize.

The Lotto jackpot for Saturday stands at £13.5 million, while a mighty £65 million is up for grabs on Friday’s EuroMillions. You can choose your numbers online now, or visit any authorised retailer, and you could just be celebrating like a Grand National winner by the end of the weekend. Good luck!

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