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Dear Prof Steve

Can Lottery be manufactured in both paper ticket and Metallic Coin similar to currency available in both paper notes and Metallic Coin?.

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Prashant

Answer
Hello Prashant,

I don't play the lottery, but it seems to me there would be a difficult problem. Isn't each ticket different? Having a long number that you choose? That would require that each dispensing machine stamp your number on it. A significant complication for the vending machine manufacturer.

Cheers,
Steve

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