Spend more to earn more? In the secret of scratch card games
EXCLUSIVE – What chances do you really have of winning by buying these tickets? For what potential gain?Figure Data reveals the result of tens of millions of simulations. Fortune is at hand… Or not!
“100% of winners tried their luck“. Such was for a long time the magic and implacable formula, put forward by the Française des jeux (FDJ), which still holds the monopoly on scratch games in France, in its advertisements. The probability of winning by buying a simple ticket in his favorite tobacconist is however much lower.
No place is left to chance in the development of the operator’s scratch games. To really understand the logic at work, Le Figaro has launched tens of millions of simulations and reveals the result of its analysis of the differences between the 34 tickets published by the FDJ.