Originally Posted by Grizz
The representative you see on TV are not the ones who see the draw. The members who see the draw and the media are held in the room with no cell phones until after the broadcast. The people you see on TV, like Casey this year, don't know the result.
I much prefer seeing the envelope approach afterwards than having to have a spreadsheet of possible lottery ball combos to track as they come up.
why would you have to track the lottery ball combos?
a lottery is something too simple to make complicated. i understand that they want the suspense of a count down, but why would anything need to be tracked?
1st gets 250 balls
2nd gets 199 balls
3rd gets 156 balls
whoever draws first wins, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th. the odds are there.
did i misunderstand you there?
i'm more than curious if there's a definitely explanation on how they do it. i know at the lottery they mention 14 balls being placed into the lottery machine, but that doesn't make sense. moremilk doesn't know what he's talking about, and you're saying something completely different.