9 Jun 2024

Marc Wilson: The psychology of buying lotto tickets

From Sunday Morning, 8:30 am on 9 June 2024

Would you be more likely to buy a Lotto ticket for a $50 million draw or a ticket where you had ten chances to win $5 million – or even 25 chances to win $2 million? 

Dr Marc Wilson, our resident psychologist, joins Jim to discuss.  

Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham-Farrelly