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What Kind Of People Play The Lottery? (With GIFs!)

09/25/2014 11:02 EDT | Updated 06/16/2017 01:08 EDT
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So, lottery players. What makes them tick? Are there any defining characteristics about them as a whole? What are they like if they win the jackpot? And does it look anything like this?

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That’s true, for some of them. But we bet there’s a ton of things (or, like, less than ten) that you didn’t know about the average lottery player, and we’ve gathered them all here for your GIF-loving pleasure.

WARNING: The following will be extra awesome for anyone who grew up in the ‘90s. You have been warned.

They’re pretty much equally male and female!

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Who doesn’t love balance?

Most lottery players end up buying a LOTTO MAX or a 6/49 ticket.

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Because why mess with a good thing?

Half of all adult Ontarians have played the lottery in the last two months.

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Half a province is not too bad at all.

The majority of LM players have a University or Post-Graduate degree.

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Fact: Degrees and diplomas are magic.

They cover a pretty wide age range.

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And many of them give a portion the majority of their winnings to charity.

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We can’t even say anything sarcastic about that one. That’s just nice.

Finally, for everyone who celebrates their winnings like this:

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There’s someone who plans on pulling this instead:

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And that’s totally cool. Whatever works for you.

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