Do you play the lottery?
This is just a short survey for my own personal curiosity. No debates, bashing, etc. I just want to know two things:
1. Do you play the lottery? Yes/no. 2. What is the highest level of mathematics that you have completed? No further comments after your answers, please. 
1. No
2. Stats/Applied Math/Econ Major 
1. Yes (EuroMillions only).
2. Further Maths Alevel, plus stats as part of my degree. Informally, I've since studied statistics a little more during the online poker boom. Do say if you decide to open this up to comments (I appreciate that this in itself is a comment, but I don't think it's the sort of comment you expressly wished to avoid...). 
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Yes.
500 dollars on a 20 dollar scratch ticket. 
1) Rarely, but I'll buy a ticket on a lark if the jackpot is big.
2) Postgrad stuff past calculus. Fairly specialized using recursive methods of modeling stuff with differential equations. Statistical classes in econ/finance, mostly worked with OLS and other linear regression models, and even a little real analysis:shock:. 
Yes
But only becuase evryone at works gets in on it. I dont want to be the one guy that doesnt get in and everyone else retires. And whatever the first math class in college is. I think College Algebra it was called. 
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1. No
2. Diff equations, applied engineering math in grad school 
Yes (a few dollars a week 'falling out of my pocket' aren't a big deal)
Advanced calculus (Mechanical Engineering degree) 
1. No
2. Masters in Engineering (Calculus 4) 
1. No
2. Bachelors in Finance, don't recall the final level of classes. 
1. No
2. "A Level" Maths 
1. No.
2. Graduate level math & stats courses toward doctoral degree in electrical engineering. 
1. No.
2. No mathematics. I use a calculator. 
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Thanks for the responses everyone. Keep 'em coming.

1 Euromillions and Lotteria de Navidad in Spain
2 Bachelor in finance 
1. No (student loans are enough of a gamble)
2. Freshman calc. (Econ major) 
1: Rarely
2: ABACUS 101  Degree in EE and performing statistical results for the telephone company for over 30 years. 
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