Verlyn and Judith Adamson of Mount Horeb each claimed a $350,000 jackpot this week for having the winning numbers in the state SuperCash drawing last Saturday.
Verlyn Adamson, an accountant, said earlier in the week that he's a big fan of math puzzles. He claims he developed a formula for lottery picks, but his winnings have been small until now.
This is no big deal. I discovered a winning lottery formula years ago. In an Env-Econ exclusive I am going to give it to you for free.
Suppose you spend $10 a week on lottery tickets. Follow the simple fool-proof lottery winning steps below and I guarantee at the end of a year you will come out ahead.
Step 1: Choose a number between 1 and 100.
Step 2: Take your age, multiply by 2, add 5, multiply by 50, and subtract 365.
Step 3: Add the number from step 1 to the number from step 2
Step 4: Add 115
Step 5: Take the resulting number, write it down on a piece of paper and carefully place it in your wallet/purse.
Step 6: Drive to the nearest lottery ticket selling store.
Step 7: Walk next door to the bank, and deposit your $10.
Step 8: Drive home.
Step 9: Repeat steps 1 through 8 each week for 52 weeks.
At the end of 52 weeks you will have 'won' $520.* ** ***
*Slightly more depending on current interest rates.
***My favorite bumper sticker: The lottery--a tax on those who failed math.
****And if you followed steps 1-4 correctly, the first two digits of the number are your age, and the second two are the number you chose in step 1.