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FRENCH LOTTERY.
The Royal Lottery of France is composed of 90 numbers, five of which, separately drawn in successive sorties, constitute its decision, and de­termine the fortune of all adventurers.
There are seven different methods whereby money may be staked, vis. on either of the fol­lowing five simple chances, or on either of the tw7o chances determine investigated below.
1st. Par Extrait—on a single number ; which occuring among the five numbers drawn, entitles the player to 15 times the amount of his stake.
2d. Par Extrait determine-—on a single num­ber ; the particular sortie in which it will be drawn being also determined. Here, the chosen number occurring in the order indicated, the player receives 70 times the amount of his stake.
3d. Par Ambe—on two numbers; both which occurring among the five numbers drawn entitle the player to 270 times the amount of his stake.
4th. Par Ambe determine—on two numbers; the particular sortie in which each will appear being also determined. Here, the two chosen numbers, each occurring in the order respectively indicated to each, entitle the player to 5100 times the value of his stake.
5th. Par Terne—on three numbers : all which occurring among the five numbers drawn, entitle the player to 5500 times the amount of his stake.
6th. Par Que terne—on four numbers ; all which occurring among the five numbers drawn, entitle the player to 75000 times the amount of his stake.
And 7th. Par Quine—on five numbers ; which being all drawn, entitled the player to 1000000 times the value of his venture; but this last me thod has been abolished.
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