On November 3, the Stanford Math Research Center, the Stanford Mathematics Department, and the Friends of Stanford Math will present a public lecture by Professor Jordan Ellenberg (University of Wisconsin—Madison) in Cubberley Auditorium at 7:30pm. His lecture is entitled “How to Use Math to Get Rich in the Lottery*”.
* will not actually help you get rich in the lottery
For seven years, a group of students from MIT exploited a loophole in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s Cash WinFall game to win drawing after drawing, eventually pocketing more that $3 million.