How To: Organize an office lottery pool

Organize an office lottery pool

Tired of always playing and never winning the lottery? Increase your chance of success by joining an office lottery pool.
You Will Need
* Organizational skills
* A computer with spreadsheet software
* Co-workers
* A copy machine

Step 1: Get organized
Organize a spreadsheet with lottery drawing dates and payment schedules.

Step 2: Type formal agreement
Type a concise formal agreement, including drawing dates, money due dates, and a payout schedule. Include the people responsible for checking numbers, collecting money, distributing winnings, and buying tickets.

Step 3: Recruit members
Recruit members to join the lottery pool and add their names to the spreadsheet. Update the spreadsheet immediately after payment is received.

Step 4: Determine how to pick numbers
Take turns with pool members selecting numbers.

Step 5: Post spreadsheet
Post the updated spreadsheet a day before the drawing, always in the same place.

Make sure all members check the spreadsheet for accuracy and sign off the day before the drawing.Make sure all members check the spreadsheet for accuracy and sign off the day before the drawing.

Step 6: Make copies of tickets
Make copies of the tickets and distribute them to all pool members.

Fact: Members of lottery clubs or pools win 40% of all lotteries.

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