David Copperfield goes over to the dark side

Gordon Mohr gojomo@usa.net
Mon, 15 Oct 2001 11:12:25 -0700

> Until now, David Copperfield has always seemed
> straightforward that his illusions are, well,
> illusions.
> http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20011014/re/people_germany_copperfield_dc_1.html

Wait, didn't Copperfield already "win the lottery" when he
married Claudia Schiffer? 

But seriously:

I would want to know the following facts that are missing 
from the story:

  - Was there any news coverage when he locked away the 
  - Was the prediction specifically for the October 13
    German lottery?
  - How many other "sealed by a notary, under constant
    watch" predictions does he have out there?

My first guess is that he's made a few thousand such 
predictions, non-specific about date and lottery, over the

Whenever any lottery is drawn, he checks to see if it 
matches anything in his silent stockpile of predictions.
If so, he schedules a press event for the opening of
the right box.

- Gordon