Richard Lustig Exposed — Is He Worth Believing?

Who Is Richard Lustig?

Richard Lustig Review

One of the most famous lottery players of all time, most likely the most famous one is Richard Lustig. His name echoes in the presence of passionate lottery players who have at least an idea of who he is. However, besides that Mr. Lustig is a famous lottery player, nobody knows who he is in fact, at least not in details. His story is shrouded in mystery. Today, I’m going to try and give you a clear image of who he is, what does he do, what he has done and where he is now. He is a living legend, but what kind of legend? It’s time to bust some myths about him!

Richard Lustig Before He Became Famous

Not much is known about Richard Lustig before he won his 1st lottery prize back in 1993. As far as I know and other people who are keen on the lottery, he definitely is special. However, he got most of his fortune as a writer. Despite winning more than a million dollars in lottery prizes, he created his wealth by working hard.

In 1993, he won $10,000 from a scratch-off ticket. This modest prize gave him an idea of how to turn his passion into a fortune. For the whole 4 years, Richard didn’t win any significant lottery prize. Despite being called a record-breaking lottery winner, I tend to disagree with this title. After all, his method is somewhat inconsistent and expensive.

How It All Started – The Beginning of the Legend

After winning a little over $13,000 in August 1997, Winning 2 trips in June 2000 and October 2001, he realized that he needs to pick up the pace. It didn’t take him that much longer he won his biggest lottery prize the following year, staggering $842,152. This is how it all begun. After being interviewed by reporters who spread the word that he has already won the lottery a few times, without putting a number in this information, he became a star. People who have looked into his biography will realize that he’s not a lottery god; he’s just a player who spends a lot on the lottery.

Regardless, Richard Lustig did what others couldn’t, he got rich with the help of lottery, not by playing the lottery.

It’s Not about Quantity, It’s About Quality – Record Breaking Lottery Winner, OR IS HE?

You and I witnessed the biggest Powerball jackpot. That’s a record-breaking lottery prize, an event which will be retold for a long time. Richard Lustig, the self-proclaimed lottery expert, has a high success rate. However, he didn’t win a record-breaking amount of money playing the lottery; he won the lottery the most times. Who knows how many lottery players there are who haven’t been in the spotlight? Players who have repelled the attention of the media, but Richard wanted more of it, in other words, he enjoyed it.

Richard was rich by this point, but he still didn’t reach the $1,000,000 threshold. After years of playing and investing all of his cash into the lottery, he still wasn’t a lottery millionaire. This changed in August 2010 with a close to $100k win in the Florida Fantasy 5. 3 out of 7 lottery wins are in the Florida Fantasy 5.

There were rumors that Richard had spent most of his $800k prize on lottery tickets. He soon realized that the lottery is becoming unsustainable, at least for his ambitions. Like I said earlier, he is one special guy.

Creator of the “Learn How to Increase Your Chances of Winning the Lottery” Book

Richard Lustig realized that he was meant to be a great lottery player and that he could earn some serious money with the fame he got. The only problem was he still didn’t have a way to monetize his popularity and his lottery experience. Thanks to the internet and his serious lottery experience, he was able to create a “guide,” a book on how players can improve their chances of winning the lottery and eventually win. It was and still is a huge hit. Over the years, people forgot how he got where he currently is. New lottery players blindly believe him. It’s not that there isn’t useful information in his guide, but you can find this information for free.

To me, Richard is a shady fellow that has found a way to monetize on the lottery without even playing it anymore.

In my estimates, Richard has earned three or four times as much money as he has won in the lottery. In total, Richard Lustig has won $1,052,205 by 2010, after which he goes off the radar. He is fully dedicated to the marketing of this book. Is that a real lottery player? Such fame, such popularity, success and he goes off of the radar.

What Is Richard Lustig Doing Now?

At the moment, the uncrowned king of the lottery is going around the country teaching people about his universal lottery method. He’s coaching players via one on one phone calls, which can be costly. A few months ago, he tried to reach out a wider audience by becoming a public speaker. However, after checking thoroughly, these efforts didn’t breed success.

People still admire him and try to get in touch with him, but he doesn’t think he should meet these fulfill these wishes. In other words, he lives off of his former glory. No information relates him to another lottery win, nor is he part of any news headlines.

As I like to say, if his method was working as he describes it, lottery operators will bankrupt. A lottery would become this boring game in which everyone wins. If it were that easy to win, nobody would play it; nobody would operate lotteries.

  1. Well I truly wished I would have read all this I’m not a thinker I have alot going on and saw all his advertisements and got a little extra cash and saw 60 day guaranteed or your money back so I bought the program and his something to do with secrets lol just to try because I never ever play so I’m gonna go for big wins for a few months and if I don’t win something then I will let y’all know and I will be finished with Lottery forever! I take that back Once years ago when I started working at a convenience store I started realizing when the scratch offs we’re going to hit or so I thought well I spent half my check on scratch offs n didn’t win then the next customer literally won like 500 after I spent either 75 or 150 I said I wasn’t ever going to play again but here I am again getting suckered for 150 but I did not by the book in my defense

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  2. Not saying it is Lustig, but some people are more blessed than others

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  3. I think I will earn my millions the good old fashioned way, serving people and being entrepreneurial.
    Dr A Patterson
    Staten Island NY

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  4. He is a great scam artist preying on gullible people that believe and hope to be the next big winner?

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  5. I totally agree with Joann.. She was reading my mind.. If his method is so good why hasn’t he won 50 million, 100 million, 400 million.. Something much bigger than 1 million… Also, he claims to have over 1m in winnings but remember 1 of his wins were over 800k.. That means his other 6 wins were not all that big.. Now don’t get me wrong this is a lot of money but not so much money where I would call him anything but a typical “lucky” lottery player.. I certainly would not pay any money for a book or anything else…

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  6. I Purchased Richard Lustig’s booklet which cost me $47.00 AU inc postage

    Was expecting some type of mathematical wheeling of numbers, instead, I got a booklet of useless idioms-such as don’t spend more than you can afford, you gotta be in it to win it.

    This booklet tells you nothing, absolutely nothing that most people don’t already know.
    There is ‘NO METHOD’ offered in this, as I said useless idioms.

    Save your money for the lotto tickets, anything you want to know about this piece of crap booklet I will tell you or quote you from his booklet for free.

    I am so disappointed that I wasted my money & wasted 10 minutes reading it-yep its a small booklet
    Julie Allen (Australia)

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    • thank you I almost bit the hook just another scam pops 64 liberty ky

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  7. I’ve been tracking the PA. Lottery for some 15 years using my own system & methods. I’ve looked at probably 25 different systems like Mr. Lustig’s and taken the best of each system to create my own. I simulate playing the different lottery games to see how I would have done if I played for real. I have found most of my success would have been playing the PA. Game “Cash for Life”. Numerous wins that would have covered all my costs of playing. In 2016 I would have hit the 2nd prize jackpot of $52,000 for life and in 2017 I would have hit the 1st prize jackpot of $365,000 a year for life. The cost to play my system is $220 buying 110 tickets each time I would play. I know what your thinking, so why don’t I play and only simulate! Well, It’s called $CASH FLOW$ which as a family with medical bills, I simply do not have the cash flow at this time.

    I would like to learn more about Mr. Lustig’s program and methods to see if it would help me further refine my program. Without buying it. Thank You, Bill H.

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  8. I thought right off the bat that this guy was a scam artist. Anyone one who has a brain would realize that, if everyone wins that uses his system then our jackpots wouldn’t reach the amounts they get to. Everyone would be using the numbers that his program supplies you with and there would be multiple winners for every jackpot. It’s amazing what people will do to scam people out of their hard earned money!

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    • It’s not like he won $400 million. He won 1 million with 3 different lottos and that was probably before taxes. If it were that easy, that successful and hundreds of winners from reading his winning secrets, that book would fly off the shelves and require reserved issue to obtain. You can’t blame a guy for looking to increase his winning and solidify his financial future. Something we all strive for. People weren’t strong-armed into purchasing the book.

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  9. THANKS! For Dashing my Dreams! Ha- Thank you REALLY for what seems like a true take on someone who is, like many others, trying to advantage of those of us who pray that we get the “right numbers” only to be disappointed. I know TWO people who won big: 10k & 100k, but after the 30%+ in taxes, they basically only got back what they put in over the prior years (Get in their vehicles and see the floor board covered in unwinning scratchers, tics, etc). One friend here in Carlsbad, New Mexico was excited to pay off her bills with the $66,000 (AFTER TAX)…I would be interested to know how much she spent, day after day, year after year, before “getting lucky”- probably could have paid those bills with what she spent before finally getting “lucky”.

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