Luck of the Draw [television]
CBC-TV's The Fifth Estate will be broadcasting a documentary entitled "Luck of the Draw" on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 @ 9PM.
It's a gamble that most of us have taken at one point or another: bought a ticket at a corner store and hoped that when those little white balls stop spinning we will be the newest lottery winner. Most of us remain disappointed in the results. But what if you did win the lottery? And what if you never found out?A fifth estate investigation has uncovered new statistics about how often clerks or retailers are winning. A prominent statistician talks about the chances of this happening as often as it does. The results may astonish you.