Real English Conversation - 70 : Lottery

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John: Have you ever played Lotto before?

Olivia: No, I've never bought a lottery ticket.

John: It's pretty easy. You just pick some numbers and hope you win the jackpot.

Olivia: What are the odds of winning?

John: They're pretty low, but you never know. Someone has to win eventually.

Olivia: I don't think I want to waste my money on it.

John: It's only a few dollars. It's worth a shot.

Olivia: I guess you're right. What do I need to do?

John: Just go to a convenience store and ask for a Lotto ticket. You can pick your own numbers or let the machine choose them for you.

Olivia: Okay, I'll give it a try.

John: There are different types of games you can play too, like Powerball or Mega Millions.

Olivia: What's the difference?

John: They have different jackpots and different ways to win. Some have better odds than others.

Olivia: I see. Which one do you usually play?

John: I like to play Powerball. The jackpots can get really huge.

Olivia: How do you know if you win?

John: You can check the numbers online or in the newspaper. They also announce the winning numbers on TV.

Olivia: That's cool. I hope I win something.

John: Good luck! If you win big, remember to share the wealth.

Olivia: Ha, we'll see about that.

Question 1:

Has Olivia ever played Lotto before?

Question 2:

What does John say about the odds of winning?

Question 3:

What does Olivia think about playing Lotto?

Question 4:

Which Lotto game does John usually play?

Question 5:

How can you check if you've won Lotto?

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