Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@. Skimlinks & other affiliated links are turned on

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • FrugalButFun
    • By FrugalButFun 21st Oct 19, 9:28 PM
    • 1Posts
    • 0Thanks
    FrugalButFun
    Best lottery to win 100,000
    • #1
    • 21st Oct 19, 9:28 PM
    Best lottery to win 100,000 21st Oct 19 at 9:28 PM
    Hello. I've just been trying to find which lottery game has the best chances of winning 100,000? Going for hundreds of millions seems pointless: the odds are tiny. At least going for a smaller amount could be life changing with a remote chance of winning.
Page 1
    • xLuckyxAshxWinsx
    • By xLuckyxAshxWinsx 23rd Oct 19, 11:26 AM
    • 3,129 Posts
    • 210,134 Thanks
    xLuckyxAshxWinsx
    • #2
    • 23rd Oct 19, 11:26 AM
    • #2
    • 23rd Oct 19, 11:26 AM
    This is a money saving site so you're not going to get glowing references for paid for lotteries.

    However this does look a bit like a spam set up post (apologies if i'm wrong)

    Most on here would suggest you stick to the free lotteries/comps
    e.g pickmypostcode in the hope that you win money for nothing

    Ash xxx
    • mjm3346
    • By mjm3346 23rd Oct 19, 3:33 PM
    • 41,416 Posts
    • 326,369 Thanks
    mjm3346
    • #3
    • 23rd Oct 19, 3:33 PM
    • #3
    • 23rd Oct 19, 3:33 PM
    As suggested free sites are best but also lotto sites usually give the worst return for the actual odds on significant prizes both because the returns are usually skewed in favour of pretty meaningless small prizes and they pay chunks of money to charity.

    As to the Hotpicks advice run a mile from it and I would never trust a site that recommends it

    Hotpicks odds are 834,398 to 1 which pays 350,000 (prize below that is only 13,000)

    A 1 bet on the 49's could return up to 160,000 (most sites pay 150,000) and I believe the odds are under 318,00 to 1
    Last edited by mjm3346; 23-10-2019 at 3:35 PM.
    Internet goodness 27209
    • wdywuk
    • By wdywuk 23rd Oct 19, 3:55 PM
    • 3,879 Posts
    • 136,383 Thanks
    wdywuk
    • #4
    • 23rd Oct 19, 3:55 PM
    • #4
    • 23rd Oct 19, 3:55 PM
    I suggest you try betting sites which give a higher return on top prizes than lotteries or matches the jackpot prizes.

    In either case its still a long shot. Ur better off becoming a metal detective and finding a hoard of loot.
    • hwg3141
    • By hwg3141 23rd Oct 19, 10:23 PM
    • 115 Posts
    • 3,909 Thanks
    hwg3141
    • #5
    • 23rd Oct 19, 10:23 PM
    • #5
    • 23rd Oct 19, 10:23 PM
    There are plenty of competitions in the forum that have decent prizes :-)
    Latest wins:
    02/11/2019: 25 Amazon Voucher
    29/10/2019: 50 Haribo Bundle
    16/09/2019: 50 Amazon Voucher
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

17Posts Today

4,036Users online

Martin's Twitter