Joan Ginther: Maths professor hits multi-million scratchcard lottery jackpot 4 times

Joan Ginther: Maths professor hits multi-million scratchcard lottery jackpot 4 times

She”s the maths professor who”s hit a multi-million scratchcard jackpot an astonishing FOUR times… Has this woman worked out how to win the lottery

9:18 AM on 12th August 2011

Is it luck Joan Ginther has won the Texas lottery four times but also happens to have a PhD in statistics from Stanford University in the U.S.

Is it luck Joan Ginther has won the Texas lottery four times but also happens to have a PhD in statistics from Stanford University in the U.S.

Moved on: The mathematician no longer lives in Texas, swapping it for The Strip, in Las Vegas, Nevada

Moved on: The mathematician no longer lives in Texas, swapping it for The Strip, in Las Vegas, Nevada

Brilliant: The former maths professor with a PhD from the elite Stanford University (pictured) has won the lottery three times in the past five years

Brilliant: The former maths professor with a PhD from the elite Stanford University (pictured) has won the lottery three times in the past five years

Bulk: It is claimed Ginther buys around 3,000 scratchcards a year and has total winnings of $13 million

Bulk: It is claimed Ginther buys around 3,000 scratchcards a year and has total winnings of $13 million

Big winners: Ginther is yet to get anywhere near Colin Weir and his wife Chris after winning a record 161 million in the EuroMillions Lottery last month

Big winners: Ginther is yet to get anywhere near Colin Weir and his wife Chris after winning a record 161 million in the EuroMillions Lottery last month