Admit it. Just like everyone else in the world, you would love to win the lottery. Think of that huge fortune and how it would turn your life around. All of your fantasies, all of your dreams, everything would come true overnight. Well, don’t start planning how to spend your lottery winnings just yet. First you have to win the jackpot and in order to do that, you need to play the game.

Right from the start we’ll admit that the odds are stacked against you. The odds of winning the American Powerball jackpot, for example, are quite intimidating – 1:292,201,338. Still, winning the Powerball jackpot is possible. Someone always wins, so why shouldn’t you take a chance?

To win the Powerball lottery, you need to know how to play Powerball when purchasing your tickets online at theLotter, the leading ticket purchasing service, or at the retail shop on the corner near your home. Lucky for you, we’ve prepared a list of tips if you’re serious about winning the lottery.

Play frequently. If you are an occasional lottery player, or if you would only consider buying tickets if the lottery jackpots are huge, your chances of winning won’t be all that great. Instead, play regularly, but responsibly, by setting aside a small budget for lottery tickets. You could take out a subscription so that you would never miss a draw, or purchase a multi-draw package. It goes without saying that the more lines you play, the greater your chances of winning. But, only purchase what you can afford.

Be creative when choosing your numbers. Unfortunately, we can’t give you the winning numbers for the next lottery draw, but we can give you some advice. Make your selection based on numbers which you think are the least popular. Choosing unpopular numbers certainly can’t guarantee you a jackpot win, but they could ensure that no other player will share the jackpot when you do.

Boost your odds by joining a lottery syndicate. Yes, you could win a huge lottery jackpot on your own, but you could improve your odds of that happening if you join others in group play. A lottery syndicate purchases a huge quantity of lines giving you an even greater chance to win the jackpot. Of course when you do, you will have to share it. Winning the lottery is the goal and being part of a syndicate may just make this happen. The National Lottery has compiled statistics which show that syndicates win one out of every five top lottery prizes. The next big lottery winner could be your syndicate!

Consider which lottery to play. The biggest jackpots are offered by the American lotteries and everybody seems attracted to Powerball and Mega Millions. Europe has two major lotteries that frequently offer high jackpots, so you may consider buying tickets for EuroMillions or EuroJackpot. It should be noted that the bigger the jackpot prizes, the more difficult it is to win them. Therefore, try playing smaller lotteries, as the jackpot odds are more favourable. There is no shortage of lotteries to play, including daily lotteries with draws at all hours of the day.

Trust your gut. All of the above advice is fine and dandy, but it just might not work for you. When you purchase your lottery tickets, you may have a sudden, unexplainable urge to select certain numbers. Perhaps you’re getting subliminal messages telling you what numbers to play. Maybe the best thing is to act on these impulses. You won’t be the first jackpot winner to say that your numbers came to you in a dream.

These tips should serving as a starting point for your lottery play. Don’t go overboard. Spend only what you can afford to spend. Playing the lottery may just make your wildest dreams come true, so good luck!