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Not a Lotto hope with less chance of winning

Just when I was thinking that this FF/FG governmental system could sink no further into the gutter, it comes up with a plan to make more money by decreasing the chances of anybody winning the Lotto.

Around the world, failed governments have always encouraged seemingly private lottery gambling in order to make the poorest people believe that there was hope.

After a while they always get carried away by their own greed and try to maximise profits rather than the hope.

Any normal person anywhere would be happy winning €2m and only the insane would want to decrease their chances of winning anything.

Every person I have discussed it with would prefer the regularly increased first prize to be distributed amongst the pathetic lower prizes to make them actually worth winning.

With this ludicrous decision, our glorious leader has certainly become Enda The Line.

Richard Barton


Co Wicklow


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