So basically you think he lied? Not saying you're wrong, maybe he did lie but I'm deciding to believe him on this one.
Of course he lied. It was all misdirection.
Think about it for 2 minutes. The process is entirely random. How does getting people together and averaging out their lottery picks lead to getting all 6 numbers? Come on, Mark, don't be so gullible. He's brilliant at what he does and, like he says, he is always honest about being dishonest.