May 30, 2013 – No, dogs can’t actually win the lottery, but one Illinois woman will be letting her dog Toby pick all her numbers after his choices won her $100,000 on Illinois’ Lucky Day Lotto.
“I was bored with my regular Lottery numbers, so I wrote numbers on little cards and scattered them on the floor,” Elizabeth Borek said. “Whichever numbers my dog Toby touched, I picked up and I played those numbers.”
Toby, a 12-year-old Shih Tzu, picked the numbers 14, 18, 23, 34, and 35 for Borek, a regular Lucky Day Lotto player who says she’s only ever won $10 on the game in the past.
Borek said she plans to keep playing Lucky Day, and after her lucky dog beat odds of 1 in 575,757 , she says she’ll let Toby pick her numbers for her again.
Lucky Day Lotto is a jackpot draw game with drawings every day of the week. Jackpots start at $100,000, and it costs only $1 to play a set of five numbers.
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