Why not? The payout seems pretty bad.

I ran the numbers for two games, the payout for each was 67%. I.e. if you win an average of $2 for each $3 ticket. It’s easy to find online scratch cards which payout over 90%, that’s lots more.

My math is not thorough. I’ve not done every game. It’s not been peer reviewed. Please let me know of any correction to the math in the comments below.

Facebook makes me less social

Ironically, Facebook means I spend less time with friends. Time spent having friends over for dinner is replaced by time spend scrolling through feeds. Time invested making holiday plans in replaced with time lost replying to inflammatory posts.

The time I’ve spent of Facebook is simply time taken from my…

Alex

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