numbers game.A type of lottery in which a person bets that on a given day a certain series of

numbers will appear from some arbitrarily chosen source, such as stock-market indexes or the U.S. Treasury balance. • The game creates a fund from which the winner’s share is drawn and is subject to regulation as a lottery. [Cases: Lotteries 3. C.J.S. Lotteries §§ 2–7, 11.]

[Blacks Law 8th]