The lottery is a form of gambling where you play for money by picking numbers at random. It is illegal in some countries but legal in others, and some governments encourage it. Some even have a national or state lottery. Regardless of the legal status, it is a form of gambling that has a lot of different rules.
Probability of correctly guessing the first of the five white balls
Unless you have a knack for lottery math, you might not be able to estimate the odds of correctly guessing the first of the five lottery white balls. While you may be able to estimate the odds of guessing one out of the five numbers, you can’t be sure that you’ll actually win. The odds are against you.