JohnnyQ
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April 7th, 2016 at 3:26:41 PM permalink
Interesting. Inside Job.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/eddie-tommy-tipton-brothers-accused-of-multi-state-lottery-scheme/
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odiousgambit
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April 8th, 2016 at 2:37:45 AM permalink
Quote: article

The codes directed the computer not to randomly generate numbers, but instead to use an algorithm whose results could be predicted.



Evidently the writer doesn't know that a computer can't generate random numbers and always uses an algorithm.

Like Ron Harris, though, if you know what the algorithm is you can find out what numbers will be generated. The article suggests a special code was discovered; I don't know what they are talking about there.
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darkoz
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April 8th, 2016 at 5:43:56 AM permalink
Quote: odiousgambit

Evidently the writer doesn't know that a computer can't generate random numbers and always uses an algorithm.

Like Ron Harris, though, if you know what the algorithm is you can find out what numbers will be generated. The article suggests a special code was discovered; I don't know what they are talking about there.



The writer is probably getting his info from a police source leak and the police certainly wouldn't know how this whole thing works.

An aside: My first defense to these accusations, if what you are saying is true, is that I couldn't possibly have manipulated random numbers from the computer because they don't make any.
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AxelWolf
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April 8th, 2016 at 6:17:47 AM permalink
The way in interpreted it was that he built in a bug.
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