I wish you a good day when I look at the account settings, my login number is missing Jackpot ID: n/a
This ID number is assigned at the end of a jackpot period in which you have participated. Today is the end of the current period, so you should now see a Jackpot ID number assigned to your account. Soon we will move on to the drawing phase and you can look at your range of Entry Numbers. If the number that is drawn falls into your range, you win the prize.
You can read more about "How the prize winner is chosen" on the main Volunteer page.
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Where can I find the number that came up?
How do you know when a prize is coming?
Hi MAKArte,The gauge tells you when a prize is coming (like now, as it's on 100%). As for the numbers, this is the procedure:
How the prize winner is chosen
When Charity Engine announces a prize draw, the List of Entries is published and a date for the draw chosen in advance.
The List of Entries shows each user's unique ID number and how many prize draw entries they have in total. Everyone can verify their own place on the list and the block of numbers assigned to their entries. Any mistakes must be reported within 48 hours, then the list is final.
The total number of entries is expected to be a 9 or 10 digit number, so we choose one randomly by combining the last digits of the following stock market closing prices on the pre-chosen date:
Tokyo (Nikkei 225), Hong Kong (Hang Seng), Mumbai (Sensex), Frankfurt (DAX), and finally New York (Dow Jones). Each is in a different time zone, so the winning number is revealed one digit at a time over the course of the day.
The prize winning number is chosen right-to-left, or 'smallest first'. If the last stock market chooses a number that is too high for the final digit, we cycle around the stock markets again until a valid number is chosen. Human hands are never involved.
Last digits of stock market closing prices are completely random and mathematically impossible to predict or tamper with in any way. That's why we use them for Charity Engine.