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The Math Whiz Who Won The Lottery 14 Times
- Bronson Arcuri
- Benjamin Naddaff-Hafrey
In the 1950s, Stefan Mandel won the Romanian lottery twice.
And then he took his winnings, packed his bags and settled in Australia, where he won the lottery 12 more times. Yeah, you read that correctly: 12.
So how did this math whiz beat the system?
Listen to the original Planet Money podcast episode here! Subscribe to our video series here — and, while you’re at it, subscribe to our podcast.Buying a lottery ticket is a bad deal. The odds are against you, even with a giant pot. But one guy figured out how to flip the odds in his favor … 14 times. ]]>