$1,000,000 Money Ball

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Description

Historical data for the $1,000,000 Money Ball game. Game Play: pick five numbers 1 - 35, the Lottery then selects five numbered balls. If the Gold Million Dollar Money Ball is drawn before all five numbers have been selected, the top prize jumps to $1,000,000. Note: This game was discontinued 8/29/15.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 100 rows and 7 variables:

date

date of draw

moneyball

money ball result: yes or no

N1

1st number in order

N2

2nd number in order

N3

3rd number in order

N4

4th number in order

N5

5th number in order

Source

https://www.valottery.com

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## probability of drawing money ball before first 5 balls
(1/36) + (1/35) + (1/34) + (1/33) + (1/32)
## observed money ball results
prop.table(table(money.ball$moneyball))
## simulate money ball draws before first 5 draws
set.seed(123)
mean(replicate(1000, any(sample(c(1:35,"mb"),5)=="mb")))