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Mega Millions #12936440 10/17/18 06:06 PM
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The lottery is now at $900 million and by the next drawing could be $1 billion. Cash value will between $500 and $600 million. Odds of winning are 1 in 302 million.

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Re: Mega Millions [Re: TR176] #12936453 10/17/18 06:14 PM
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Statistically, youíre more likely to be eaten whole by a great white shark. Not bitten...eaten whole. And some people have never even seen an ocean.

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Some idiot always wins. Why not this one?



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The pot odds are actually about right. 600 million/ 302 Million, right about 2 bucks. Statistically it's actually worth it to buy a ticket. (Where this logic falls apart a bit is that there can be more than one winner). In any case, from a purely mathematical point of view, this is about as close to "making sense" as you'll see in playing the lottery.


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I hit 3 out of six digits last night, my retirement plan is working. Woot.

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Originally Posted By: Jpurdue
The pot odds are actually about right. 600 million/ 302 Million, right about 2 bucks. Statistically it's actually worth it to buy a ticket. (Where this logic falls apart a bit is that there can be more than one winner). In any case, from a purely mathematical point of view, this is about as close to "making sense" as you'll see in playing the lottery.


I guess the odds are determined by the finite number of combination available. Since most people by generated numbers and if they sell 600 million tickets the odds are the same number being generated twice would double and the wild card is that someone could actually select the numbers. I think I read that the largest pot ever was 1.6 Billion.

Everything aforementioned above is pure goobledegook.

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Re: Mega Millions [Re: TR176] #12936565 10/17/18 07:50 PM
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Is this the official mega millions thread? Or is curtís the official?

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Re: Mega Millions [Re: TR176] #12936606 10/17/18 08:25 PM
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Re: Mega Millions [Re: TR176] #12936642 10/17/18 09:05 PM
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This one is because the numbers and odds were included the original is just a lazy attempt at PC. laugh

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Me and some buddies bought $280 worth of tickets last night. Won $12. Let it ride!


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Just bought 15 lines.. Cashed a little on the last drawing, had the Power ball and 2 numbers. woot






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I would keep 40 million, and give the rest away. I'll have the greatest prize pack giveaway ever. It'll be huge.

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If I win I an going to start a PAC called RickS for HIllary.


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