"Ten years after a group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students and a professor famously took Las Vegas casinos to the cleaners counting cards, a new gambling scandal has arisen that involves MIT: a researcher and a group of students scammed the Massachussets Lottery."
"The math whizzes were looking for a unique school
project when a couple of them figured out that it would only take about
$100,000 in tickets to guarantee success in the Cash WinFall game. When
the jackpot rose to $2 million or more, group members bought in and
shared in the prize money. By 2005, the group had earned about $8
million in winnings, reported the Boston Globe."
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