A ‘lucky’ statistician

Posted: 27th July 2012 by seanmathmodelguy in Blog
She was called the luckiest woman in the world.  But now that luck is being called into question by some who think that winning the lottery four times is more than just a coincidental spell of good fortune.
Joan R. Ginther, 63, from Texas, won multiple million dollar payouts each time.

First, she won $5.4 million, then a decade later, she won $2million, then two years later $3million and in the summer of 2010, she hit a $10million jackpot.  The odds of this has been calculated at one in eighteen septillion and luck like this could only come once every quadrillion years.

There may have been intervention involved but I don’t think it was divine.

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