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Don's 42nd Prediction New Play Starts: April 13, 2004 We recommend that you NOT purchase May 10, 2004  1:30 PM  From Dawn  For those of you who were persistant and continued to play my numbers even though the play ended on 5/4/04, congratulations. 689 was drawn today and it was my favorite. But it came in the wrong order for me! In answer to your questions, YES, we still need to see the 01 and IF I were playing, I'd play  "01ALLAny order." I realize it's come twice recently during the night draw, but that has no bearing on the day draw. Thanks for the kind words regarding my picks and Don's picks. Maybe someday we'll master the timing so we can hit them faster! This is not an official play  I'm only answering your questions online so you don't all have to write me to ask!!! Maybe Don has some input  how 'bout it Don? Got anything to say or a favorite? Dawn May 1, 2004  2:50 PM  From Dawn  Today's results were 997 and one of my picks was 998. I was looking for the "99" as the front pair so since it came today, I suggest we not play 998 anymore. Therefore, my favorites are down to 698, 289, 589, 410 or 140, 018, 015. If the 99 were to repeat, it should come in the split position  9x9. Like I said on April 30th, my play ends after Tuesday's draw (5/4/04) win or lose. Good luck. Dawn May 1, 2004  10:30 AM  From Don  To the lottoreport.com: In reviewing the actual drawings that took place in the day draw for the last 16 days, it is relevant that both 189 and 129 (921) arrived which were 2 of the 3 numbers provided 16 days earlier. I wanted to mention this because it always important to note that what most probability statisticians agree cannot be done is theoretically possible. When you analyze a 220 number outcome potential down to 3 which in this case were 129, 189 and 130 (see my chart for all outcomes) they only represents 1% of the numbers. So, it is important to conclude that even with a 99% chance to lose, proven statistics are vital to making an informed wager in the pick 3 game.Of course, what is also equally vital is the selection of the correct day within a proximity for value. On my last play then, you can reevaluate it, in that it took too long OR I began too early based on the statistical representation of all the graphs, charts and formulas I review. One of the detriments of this massive project I have undertaken is making the reader cognizant of how statistics can be used to make an informed evaluation. I am working on such a project and hope to make this available for readers before the conclusion of 2004. Best Regards to ALL. Don FROM DAWN: 4/30/04  8:40 AM  My picks for the Day Draw  Picking plays now is really tough. But here's my best shot. There are two very good plays remaining. I suggest playing 89 or 98 as the last two digits for 4 days only. As Don says, if they repeat, it's usually within 4 days and he's right. My favorites with the 89/98 are 698, 289, 998 and 589. The 698 is my most favorite. Next we have the 01. The 01 can come as the first two or the last two digits but because there are some other conditions that I'm looking for to accompany the 01, my favorites are shown in the order I'm playing them  they are 410 or 140, 018, and 015. Needless to say, I'm looking for the sum of 5 for the first two digits and/or the sums of 9 and 6 for all three digits. I am using the "01" to make these sums. As you know though, there are other ways to make the sums so if one comes, my number [favorite] is out! I will post the deletion though. I know that many of you have made money this week on my continuance of Don's play and for that I'm happy. But we can't keep chasing these "overdue" outcomes so my play ends after next Tuesday's (5/4/04) draw. Win or lose! Good luck to all. Dawn FROM DAWN: Updated after 4/29/04 Day Draw 1:35 PM  Well, the results today were 819 which was one of my and Don's picks. Because it came in this order, this changes my favorites but I haven't had time to figure what to play now. To add insult to injury, the "89" came too but as a split 8x9. The "89" or "98" should definitely come as the last two digits. As soon as I've had time to reevaluate, I'll post my favorites. Right now I'm thinking 698, 018 and 013. I'll post my "definite" favorites later. FROM DAWN: Updated after 4/24/04 Day Draw 1:30 PM  Well, the sum of 5 (212 = five) came in today which was one condition that I was looking for. Now we are left with 2 more conditions that I expect to see real soon. One is "01 anything" but 013 (same as Don suggested)  plus 018 & 019 are my favorites now. The second condition is "89" or "98" as the last two digits with anything. My favorites are 189 & 289 BUT if I were ya'll, I'd play anything but that because I always loose! Please realize that Don predicted the "12"  it just didn't come in before he ceased his play and he expected it to come in a combination type number (not double digits) and it probably will still come in the way he thought. FROM DAWN: Updated after 4/23/04 Day Draw  I won't be posting updates like Don does with my first, and probably last, published play until its time to stop. I felt that I needed to post this message because "047" was drawn today and I suggested "014." I will still be playing "014" even though the "04" was drawn. When you see an "01 anything"  cease playing my numbers and if you see where the sum of all 3 digits equals five, cease playing. For today, I played the sum of five and the sum of eleven but I didn't post my picks for the sum of eleven which were 812 and 074. Both 812 and 074 have never been drawn and still haven't. I lost even though my "condition" came in  074 when added, equals eleven. Good luck. Dawn FROM DAWN 4/23/04  Prior to Day draw  For whatever it is worth to ya'll, even though Don's play (4/23/04 posting below) is a cease play, I will continue to play 013, 014, 012, 289, 230, 005. This is coming from me and not Don. The pair "01" is an excellent play for the day draw  Don had it pegged right  you'll see! Dawn April 23, 2004  8:25 PM  From Don  CEASE PLAY: To the lottoreport.com: If you read this column often you probably surmise that the emergence of the number 341 met all the criteria I explained in the daily columns about this play. My favorite selections of 129 and 189 and 130 were then INCORRECT. April 21, 2004  10:00 PM  From Don  Update to Day Play: To the lottoreport.com: I read an article in the Wall Street Journal today about a money manager who managed billions of dollars and he talked about his successes and failures based on his fundamental stock picking techniques. April 20, 2004  10:00 PM  From Don  Update to Day Play: To the lottoreport.com: Although indicators have gone beyond my expectations in days played I believe the number or numbers mentioned represent great opportunity. Don April 20, 2004  9:00 AM  From Don  Update to Day Play: To the lottoreport.com: I recommend the players proceed with the tactics mentioned in the April 18th column. The numbers mentioned are excellent speculations. Don April 18, 2004  10:30 PM  From Don  Update to Day Play: To the lottoreport.com: The play on the day game began on Tuesday, April 13th. So, five numbers have been drawn so far and they are 987094003799 and 932. The main indicator, the digit 1 in a number having three digit number did not arrive as many of the other indicators did such as the 98 pair, the 0 in the first position, the pair group 03 but not the 12, and finally the digit 2 without the 1 but with deficient digit 3 in the form of 932. April 17, 2004  10:00 AM  From Don  Update To Original DAY Play  To the lottoreport.com: The same number or numbers mentioned are still excellent plays on day 5 of a 7 day play. Don April 16, 2004  10:20 AM  From Don  Update To Original DAY Play  To the lottoreport.com: Play the same number or numbers as outlined for yesterday. DonApril 15, 2004  8:15 PM  From Don  Update To Original DAY Play  What to do next is pending  To the lottoreport.com: First, I cannot relate to you how disappointed I am. As many of you know, today's result was 003. I do quite of bit of study and thinking about these picks before I present them and after the picks I spend even more time doing a critical assessment. That is one of the reasons I prefer to give the reasons for my selections and statistical validations of some kind because I know there are very hard earned dollars are at work. It would seem then, that I did not evaluate the statistics properly. You might ask, why not play the 89all and the 03all and the 12all. In retrospect, a $30 investment for 3 days would have yielded $80 the first day and $160 the third day for $240 on an investment of $90. However, in this case, I didn't suggest that for one simple reason. The 1 is the play and it is a excellent one. Statistically it is better and even though, if you're like me and holding several 130 combo tickets, it hurts. Remember that this is only our third day of a 7 day expectation. So, I want to think about what to do now and what is the absolute best play for us now. I'll get back to you with that. Don From Dawn  I will post Don's next message whenever I get it  whether it be later tonight or tomorrow morning. I will try to have it posted by 10 am. April 14, 2004  8:20 PM  From Don  Update To Original DAY Play That Started Tuesday  The correct outcome today was 094. That number was in my 64 number profile as I explained yesterday. So, I only see value in the numbers 120 and 130 as of now. A number with the digit "1" and containing three different digits has now become an outstanding speculation on what will become the third day of play. I do like 189, 129, 123, 128 as well. April 13, 2004  8:20 PM  From Don  Update To Original DAY Play That Started Today  To the lottoreport.com: If you read yesterdays column, you know I selected 4 numbers. The result of today's draw was 98 no not 1  but 7  for 987. The good news is we still have a play because only TWO of my important indicators hit, that being the 89 and the number having three different digits. It is now important to focus on what remains, how solid it is, and an expectation of occurrence. First, there are 64 numbers at an outstanding moment statistically. Those are numbers having three different digits with the lowest digit 0 and 1. For example, 237 would NOT be one of them as it has no low digit of 1 or 0. There are 36 numbers with the 0 and 28 with the 1 for a total of 64. Reducing a pool of 220 outcomes down to 64 is great but in this game we can't win with that many.So, I will be selecting within the 64 as the primary pool but they will also have other factors that make the numbers I select absolutely fabulous. My expectation for the 64 number pool is 5 days. My expectation for the key indicator of 1 in the number is 7 days. If the 1 arrives WITH THE ZERO all potential plays will be gone. If either arrives (a number with a zero but no 1 OR a number with a 1 and no 0 we will be alive on the other) So, my number selections are still, 189 (it could repeat) 129, 103, 320, 120. I am also adding 123 due to the position of the 3. (By the way did you notice how many times the last digit 3 arrived in the third position after I talked about it on my last play?) Anyway, I am very excited about the opportunity to do well on this one. We had very big odds against us but I think we have a great chance for success. Don Original Play Starts April 13, 2004  Message Posted April 12, 2004  9:40 PM  From Don  To the lottoreport.com: I think that everything is already going our way on this one. I chose to wait and that turned out great as 5 double digits arrived which is somewhat of a rare event in itself. But now it is time to play the DAY pick 3 game and that is one thing I am very sure about. I hope by now, you have printed the chart I provided some time ago. It shows all the outcomes that are possible in the pick 3 game. By reviewing it, I am sure you will conclude this is a very tough game! So, since I prefer numbers with a 12 or 03 in them, I recommend 129 and 103 and 320. There is one other number, 189, that I cannot discount due to the digit 1 and the pair 89 being in a particular statistical relationship. So, there you have it for the DAY game beginning 4/13/2004. I elimated 216 outcomes and arrived at 129, 320, 103, 189. Thus, you only have a 216 to 1 chance for success. Keep reading for updates because I am sure there will be some. Don April 9, 2004  11:30 PM  From Don Revised 4/10/04  To the lottoreport.com: We are looking very good after the occurrence of a third double digit AND the fact that we are waiting for opportunity which at this moment seems very good! Will continue to advise and since tomorrow is the last day of the draw week, I expect to have something From Dawn: I'm going to Austin for a Commissioners meeting Monday morning so Don has decided to start the play on Tuesday rather then Monday. April 8, 2004  7:50 PM  From Don  After the Day Draw  2nd posting today. The emergence of another double digit provided little insight into what we will be playing. However, it was a good decision to WAIT. Keep watching for updates. Don April 8, 2004  10:50 AM  From Don  Just comments. The occurrence of the double digit in the day draw did not give me enough information to make a good conclusion for the next play. Keep reading lottoreport.com for updates. Don April 7, 2004  10:15 AM  From Don  Just comments about the next potential DAY play  A dilemma! To the lottoreport.com: I am studying the DAY game and looking for opportunity. There is a suitable play but it is very convoluted as to what to play and when it might come in. The pairs "03" and "12" are proportionate, however, the digits 1, 0, 7 and 9, IN THAT ORDER, seem favorable. Putting the elements together means that 130, 120, 370, 390, 127 and 129 seem to be outstanding speculations. However, the juxtaposition of the 1 and 0 is extremely close. So, the pair "12" is more favorable as to having the correct digit yet the pair "03" is more favorable as to the potential day. Right now, I am leaning towards 120 because it has the 1 and the 0 digit, and has the "12" in it. 127 and 129 also have some of the mentioned elements. I think the best thing to do is WAIT until the picture becomes clearer. What would I like to see happen while I am NOT playing? I would like to see the 7 and 9 arrive in a three different digit number or possibly 790 arrive which would make any number with a 1 in it an outstanding speculation. Keep reading lottoreport.com as something seems to be always happening in the game lately. Don April 6, 2004  10:30 AM  From Don  Next play ended before it started! Day play on horizon though: To the lottoreport.com: The opportunity to play the pick 3 night game has ended with the number 049. As you can discern from my previous comments, the criteria arrived on the exact day originally anticipated. The digit in the DAY game to watch now is the 1. We should have some great opportunity again soon and more importantly, we will know how to take advantage of it. I hope you will continue to read lottoreport.com for upcoming plays. As I have repeatedly advised, only play the game when statistics are in proper alignment. Don April 4, 2004  10:45 PM  From Don  Next play postponed one more day: To the lottoreport.com: The emergence of the number 000 has delayed the proposed play one day. Thus, there will be no play until Tuesday at the earliest. The proposed play is described in detail further down the column. Don April 3, 2004  12:45 PM  From Don  Comments and notice of possible next play: To the lottoreport.com: I continue to study the pick 3 game intensely as success often provides that motivation. It was great to see my statistics confirmed in yesterdays outcome of 453 in the DAY game. If you did not read my previous column about tactics let me explain in case we get past tonight. The digit 4 will be in the number. So, you could play 4xy, x4y, or xy4. This encompasses all the positions or gives you a 100% chance of success of selecting the 4 in the proper position. x or y cannot be 4 and x cannot be y. Let's say you select 2 to go with 4 closely followed by 8. You may place 2 as x or y. So, you now have 42y or 24y or 2y4. We have 9 outcomes possible as x. So, that is 9 to 1. And remember that y could be 2 as opposed to x. So, that potential is 18 to 1. Now to finish the number, or select y suppose we choose 8. Thus, 428 and 248 and 284. The actual odds against us are 997 to 1 because there are 1000 outcomes and we have 3. However, based on my theory, the odds to you are 18 times 8 choices of y or 144 to 1 which are very high but much lower than the return of 500 to 1. There are a number of tactics available to the player using a multiplicity of digits as x or y remembering that the digit 4 is a primary indicator.

Don's 41st Play (3rd in 2004)
Don's 40th Play (2nd in 2004)
Don's 38th & 39th Predictions
Don's Imaginary Play, About His Chart
Don's 37th Prediction (12th in 2003)
Don's 36th Prediction, (11th in 2003), notice
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Don's 34th & 35th Prediciton
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Don's 33rd Prediction (8th in 2003)
Dons's 32nd Prediction (7th in 2003)
Don's 31st Prediction (6th in 2003)
Don's 30th Prediction (5th in 2003)
Don's 29th Prediction (4th in 2003)
Don's 28th Prediction (3rd in 2003)
Don's 27th Prediction (2nd in 2003)
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Don's 26th Prediction (1st in 2003)
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Don's 24th Prediction
Just Don's Comments & Thoughts
Don's 22nd & 23rd Prediction
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Don's 12th & 13th Predictions
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Don's 8th & 9th Prediction
Don's 5th, 6th, & 7th Predictions
Don's 4th Prediction
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