Thursday, May 27, 2004

You've got to be in to win

Every time I make sarcastic remarks about how the odds of winning lotto are practically the same if I don't buy a ticket, some smart-arse reminds me that (as Lotto's latest advertising campaign puts it) "you've got to be in to win".

Hah! What do they know? According to a piece of email I've just received from a "Mr Antonio Gomez, Vice President", I've just won 850,000 Euros in a Spanish lottery - without ever having entered...