Buying and scratching instant lottery tickets is something that almost everyone has done at some point. Some people may have something that very often. I guess for me, a bad way is to buy the food. If I had spent my extra money on instant lottery tickets over the years, I could have been rich now, not overweight. Like everyone, whether for food or gambling should do moderately, and that often is not easy to do.

Here in the state of Pennsylvania where I live, the first scratch off ticket came out in 1975 and is also a great success every year.

I have bought instant lottery tickets all the available price range in their country. Usually buy $ 1 – $ 2 tickets, but just a little to get a $ 5 – $ 10 a ticket, and once bought a $ 20 instant ticket. I do not $ 20 ticket, not even $ 1 or free ticket, so that was like my refusal of $ 20. You would think that after spending so much money, will give everyone at least FREE $ 1 ticket or something. I thought after I had the time for foolish spending and the loss of $ 20 a ticket, but good as they say, 'If you do not play, you can not win! "It was a game of luck, and I heard at that time to win. I know two people, each of which was nearly $ 20,000 of soluble tickets. So I can not say for sure, yes, some people do not earn much. "

Unlike the live lottery usually derived by choosing numbers, instant lottery is pre-determined months before his release. Tickets must be designed and printed, divided into the lottery retailers throughout the state. Most small convenience stores offer instant lotteries, as well as the large chain stores. You can usually find them an automatic multiple styles and price categories to choose the funds that are behind the counter or protected party. Instant lottery tickets sell for as low as $ 1 and up to $ 20 each in most Member States and the United States, but some tickets may be sold for more than $ 20 each.

Direct Member lottery not help fund many different programs. For example, in Pennsylvania, a lottery is used to provide funds for assistance programs in the Commonwealth of elderly residents. Ohio, in 1974, under the Lottery has provided more than 13 billion U.S. dollars of public education. Each year, lottery generates about 4 5 percent of the funding required for the Ohio public education. Missouri, approximately 27 3 cents for every dollar the benefits of the law on lotteries is used in training; 61 6 minutes to go back to the player awards, 5 cents for administrative costs and 6 1 cent goes to retailers in the form of commissions, incentives and bonuses. In all more than 93 cents for every dollar will remain in Missouri. It is different in each state, but the draw is very useful, although some problems may cause some form of gambling addictions.

Most people buy directly (scratch) tickets, and if we win nothing, you throw the tickets in the trash. Did you know that every time you lose the instant ticket to throw rubbish, you throw money Yes, there are literally hundreds of thousands of people around the world who would like to buy your tickets if you are not. I have seen the loss of tickets to sell up to $ 15 each, these were the tickets are not redeemable value. I once went to the local Convenience Store and asked if I could get a plastic bag overnight losing lottery tickets I saw was on the floor behind the counter. The staff happily gave them my ticket I got home and after checking all this, I found two that were $ 1 winners that are not redeemed, and sold the remaining losing tickets for $ 30, and the trade was only to fly them .

Where can I sell; EBay. I happened to watch one day and noticed that it was deprived of instant lottery tickets for sale on eBay auction pages. Are people selling did not win, so-called "lottery worthless" on eBay all the time. I did a search at a time when writing this article, and found over 100 different lists of auction. Who buys them wins the lottery tickets collectors.

Instant ticket collection is becoming a big thing. There are groups and individuals around the world, that love collecting lottery tickets. There are many web sites, newsgroups and forums are now only one ticket collection. In fact, even a new term or the name of the Instant lottery Collector: LOTOLOGIST, and the instant lottery ticket collecting hobby is called: LOTOLOGY. If you want to see how big this hobby is go to your favorite search engine such as Google and search for: lotologist OR lotology. And you'll find many sites collecting, selling and buying used non-winning instant lottery tickets.

One of the unique site is the "Pennsylvania Lottery Merchandise Museum '- which buy or receive gifts of Pennsylvania Lottery Goods. The museum is for all products online lottery visitors can easily see, you can visit the museum on this site:

http://www. rb59. com / fires. htm

It is simply a collection of instant lottery tickets. The software is called "Ticket Collector Professional ', you can download and run the software for free on this web site at:

http://www. rb59. com / ltcpro

Robert W. Benjamin

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Robert W. Benjamin has the field of Internet software for over 5 years, and the production of low-cost software for 25 + years. He published the first software for Amiga and C64 computer systems in the late 1970's-80.

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