Lottery Tickets are a great white elephant gift, especially if you forgot to get a gift and need to pick up something on the way to the party. In a gift exchange game, people will tend to hold on to lottery tickets. After all, how would they feel if they traded them for a lawn gnome and they turned out to be big winners? Come to think of it, how would you feel if you had a million dollar lotto ticket in your hand, but chose to give it to someone else for a game?