Sunday, November 13, 2011

Thousands Tried to Cash in on 11/11/11 Luck

On Friday  November 11, 2011, or 11/11/11, the lottery industry experienced an influx of bets leading to huge lottery sales. Citizens wanted to try their luck on the combination of 1′s, hoping that the once in a century event would bring them good fortune.  Many players, however, found that the number has been sold out.
According to Carolyn Hapeman, spokesperson for the New York Lottery, the 1-1-1-1 tickets for the Nov. 11 had draw sold out a week before.Some lotteries have a cap on sales of certain number combinations. The New York Win4 caps sales for any number combination at $5 million. 


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