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Balls used in the random selection of lottery tickets are
carefully checked for weight, size, weight distribution, and
uniformity. But no one subjects them to a magnetic field.
It should be possible to apply paint with a slightly higher
metal content, and then use an external magnetic field
change the odds. Also possible is a heat response to
in a certain wavelength that could make the ball somewhat
warmer and therefore slightly stickier.
||This is called cheating. tsk, tsk
||Also, I expect they look extremely closely if anyone
who has access to the draw (or their family and
||hmmm, or some of the balls could be porous and humidity would cause them to gain weight after they had been inspected...
||You don't need to have a family member or friend win, you just need to find a random willing participant to split the prize. Just send out some email to random addersses until you find someone who wants to get rich. I hear thre are lots of them.
||Heck, I bet you could get someone to participate even if you can't get the magnetic paint to work.