As the Powerball and Florida Lotto jackpots continue to grow, perhaps it's time to ask yourself if you're a "dabbler," an "upscale gamer," a "thrill-seeking dreamer," a "conflicted player" or a "concerned follower?"
Note the Powerball is expected to be at $175 million for Wednesday; the Florida Lotto at $49 million
The Orlando Sentinel's Gary Taylor breaks down the types of players, based on interviews the the lottery's marketing research firm. He found that there are five basic types of players. There also are "prohibitionists," about 13 percent of the population that never plays.
Webcasts of Florida Lottery drawings are available on the Lottery's Web site at flalottery.com. You may also sign up for SMS text alerts of the winning numbers by sending the keyword LOTTO to 23539.