* Source Code first verified at https://etherscan.io on Saturday, February 10, 2018
 (UTC) */

pragma solidity ^0.4.19;
 * This is a distributed lottery that chooses random addresses as lucky addresses. If these
 * participate, they get the jackpot: 7 times the price of their bet.
 * Of course one address can only win once. The owner regularly reseeds the secret
 * seed of the contract (based on which the lucky addresses are chosen), so if you did not win,
 * just wait for a reseed and try again!
 * Jackpot chance:   1 in 8
 * Ticket price: Anything larger than (or equal to) 0.1 ETH
 * Jackpot size: 7 times the ticket price
 * HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Just send any amount greater than (or equal to) 0.1 ETH to the contract's address
 * Keep in mind that your address can only win once
 * If the contract doesn't have enough ETH to pay the jackpot, it sends the whole balance.

contract OpenAddressLottery{
    struct SeedComponents{
        uint component1;
        uint component2;
        uint component3;
        uint component4;
    address owner; //address of the owner
    uint private secretSeed; //seed used to calculate number of an address
    uint private lastReseed; //last reseed - used to automatically reseed the contract every 1000 blocks
    uint LuckyNumber = 7; //if the number of an address equals 7, it wins
    mapping (address => bool) winner; //keeping track of addresses that have already won
    function OpenAddressLottery() {
        owner = msg.sender;
        reseed(SeedComponents((uint)(block.coinbase), block.difficulty, block.gaslimit, block.timestamp)); //generate a quality random seed
    function participate() payable {
        if(msg.value<0.1 ether)
            return; //verify ticket price
        // make sure he hasn't won already
        require(winner[msg.sender] == false);
        if(luckyNumberOfAddress(msg.sender) == LuckyNumber){ //check if it equals 7
            winner[msg.sender] = true; // every address can only win once
            uint win=msg.value*7; //win = 7 times the ticket price
            if(win>this.balance) //if the balance isnt sufficient...
                win=this.balance; //...send everything we've got
        if(block.number-lastReseed>1000) //reseed if needed
            reseed(SeedComponents((uint)(block.coinbase), block.difficulty, block.gaslimit, block.timestamp)); //generate a quality random seed
    function luckyNumberOfAddress(address addr) constant returns(uint n){
        // calculate the number of current address - 1 in 8 chance
        n = uint(keccak256(uint(addr), secretSeed)[0]) % 8;
    function reseed(SeedComponents components) internal {
        secretSeed = uint256(keccak256(
        )); //hash the incoming parameters and use the hash to (re)initialize the seed
        lastReseed = block.number;
    function kill() {
    function forceReseed() { //reseed initiated by the owner - for testing purposes
        SeedComponents s;
        s.component1 = uint(msg.sender);
        s.component2 = uint256(block.blockhash(block.number - 1));
        s.component3 = block.difficulty*(uint)(block.coinbase);
        s.component4 = tx.gasprice * 7;
        reseed(s); //reseed
    function () payable { //if someone sends money without any function call, just assume he wanted to participate
        if(msg.value>=0.1 ether && msg.sender!=owner) //owner can't participate, he can only fund the jackpot


in this honeypot, player get ether when luckynumber =7,

and player's luckynumber is calculated by modulo 8.

uint LuckyNumber = 7;

The LuckyNumber is hardcode, so owner can't modifying this value. how this honeypot works?


On reseed the function modifies the lucky number by overwriting it wit the current block timestamp (component4) which will never match modulo 8. Similar in forceReseed it's the gasPrice * 7, which also never can match

EDIT: Only forceReseed overwrites the lucky number sorry

  • still have question. [forceReseed - SeedComponents s] is only work on calculating uint256(keccak256 function. i mean, there is no reference of luckynumber, except uint LuckyNumber = 7; – sang oh May 20 '19 at 9:07

It hashes the address of the player, which ensures randomness.

It then takes the last byte of the result modulo 8, which ensures a winning-probability of 1/8.


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