He set up an official company, Pacific Financial Resources, and under it also developed a trust called the International Lotto Fund.
He also invented an automation system, with printers and computers using the algorithm to fill out tickets automatically using every combination of numbers.
So he came up with an unlikely solution - winning the lottery.
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But Mr Mandel still had an audacious plan B up his sleeve.Once the family was settled in Australia, Mr Mandel realised that in some draws, the total cost of buying a ticket to play every possible combination was much lower than the grand jackpot prize.During the 1980s, the syndicate waited until a jackpot grew to be bigger than the total combinations, before snapping up thousands of tickets.The syndicate won the lot, along with a further US900,000 in secondary prizes.Eddie Tipton, Mr Mandel eventually won the lottery 14 times without breaking a single law."Trimming my beard is a lottery: There is always the possibility that I'll cut myself, get an infection in my blood and die - but I do it anyway.But his lotto racket was just getting started - and unlike notorious US lotto scammer.Along with a group of friends, he bought huge amounts of tickets using all the possible combinations and ended up taking out the top prize - worth over A26,000.The group won 12 lotteries and won hundreds holdem odd calc of thousands of smaller prizes across Australia and the.Bumzu, dino (seventeen), Mingyu 4 more, arranged By, anchor.
The maths whiz spent his spare time poring over probability papers penned by mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci - and after years of painstaking research, he devised a "number-picking algorithm" which drew on a method he called "combinatorial condensation".
He persuaded thousands of investors to pour cash into the fund, raising millions in the process.
But while working as an insurance agent by day, Mr Mandel persuaded a pool of investors to put their cash together to build a lotto syndicate.