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Biggest lottery game ever in the works?

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Posted: January 26, 2013, 11:52 am - IP Logged

...Now if only Florida WOULD join the MegaMillions first, then the MUSL can create any national lottery they want. Honestly, do they believe people wouldn't play our state lottery? I'm sure the result would just be like California, where people still actually play the state lottery too. Roll Eyes

In all seriousness though, this sounds really interesting! An actual national lottery could be something huge! Not sure if I'd want a national scratcher though. Not enough options and despite the better odds, you pretty much have to be at the right store at the right time. No trying to predict your own fateand all. 

But it would be cool if maybe they implemented a jackpot drawing game, like MM or PB, that had a dollar tier structure like a scratcher and combine the two types with different starting jackpots for each pay amount. 

So, not including 1 and 2 dollar tickets (or maybe give the option, I don't know) because of MM and PB, but like this kind of price-starting jackpot relationship:

3$ = 70MM
5$= 100MM
10$= 200 MM
20$= 400 MM

And so on and so forth. Obviously, the odds would be terrible, but this kind of game would at least give a variety of options for the player and let them assess their own risk but still provide something new and fresh to the table. That and it doesn't have to be just those prices, could have an 8 or 12$ ticket with different starting jackpots. 

I think if they did this, they could also maybe make .25$ and .50$ starting jackpots, maybe at 3MM and 6MM starting jackpots, respectively.

And for those interested in maybe those other prizes, like getting free gas for a year or 200,000 for life, there could also be adjusted ticket prices for those as well, but they probably wouldn't be instant win, like in some states that have the Win for Life drawing. 

What I'm saying is, I think the MUSL should make their idea of a national lottery to be both not only extraordinary in the increasing jackpot sizes, but also providing ample variety for all the different kinds of people who play the lottery. That way, there is literally something for everyone and greater appeal means more profit for them and bigger dreams, while foolhardy for us, yes, but also gives us these bigger jackpots. Jack-in-the-Box

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    Posted: January 26, 2013, 12:32 pm - IP Logged

    scrap both MM and PB.  I dont like the new $2 PB at all.

    Create a single national big jackpot lottery, daily, $2, 1:150m, starting $10m.  There will be more winners, but lower jackpots.  Say $100m/10 winners, $10m is pretty good.  No one needs $100m anyway.  2nd place is $1m, thus scrap NY Sweet Million and Pick10; two useless games as it is.

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      Posted: January 26, 2013, 1:07 pm - IP Logged

      scrap both MM and PB.  I dont like the new $2 PB at all.

      Create a single national big jackpot lottery, daily, $2, 1:150m, starting $10m.  There will be more winners, but lower jackpots.  Say $100m/10 winners, $10m is pretty good.  No one needs $100m anyway.  2nd place is $1m, thus scrap NY Sweet Million and Pick10; two useless games as it is.

      unfortunately they can't scrap a money maker. Powerball and Mega millions are making big money just like the old Las vegas don't think the vegas mob in vegas went away well they didn't they just have smart iphones now and busy watching porn on them. lol

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        Posted: January 26, 2013, 4:46 pm - IP Logged

        scrap both MM and PB.  I dont like the new $2 PB at all.

        Create a single national big jackpot lottery, daily, $2, 1:150m, starting $10m.  There will be more winners, but lower jackpots.  Say $100m/10 winners, $10m is pretty good.  No one needs $100m anyway.  2nd place is $1m, thus scrap NY Sweet Million and Pick10; two useless games as it is.

        "No one needs $100m anyway."

        Bang Head

        It's a free country. Neither you nor the Govt get to set limits on personal wealth or assets. NO LIMITS ON JACKPOTS PLEASE!

        Although I'd be happy with $10m, $100m would not make me any less happy, nor will it make me feel guilty for having it.

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          Posted: January 26, 2013, 4:54 pm - IP Logged

          Thers's something happening here
          What it is ain't exactly clear
          There's a man with a plan over there
          Tellin' me I got to play more

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            Posted: January 26, 2013, 5:21 pm - IP Logged

            I would be happy if they let the status quo continue and then to top that they would introduce a national raffle that would be drawn on the 1st of every month that guarantees a prize of $1M to 50 winners. Cash and not an annuity! Now that would be a real block buster. The tickets on that raffle should cost no more than $10. They would break-even by selling the first 5M tickets.

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              Posted: January 26, 2013, 5:24 pm - IP Logged

              I would be happy if they let the status quo continue and then to top that they would introduce a national raffle that would be drawn on the 1st of every month that guarantees a prize of $1M to 50 winners. Cash and not an annuity! Now that would be a real block buster. The tickets on that raffle should cost no more than $10. They would break-even by selling the first 5M tickets.

              If that was a tax free million (after all, I've already paid the stupid tax, not fair to tax me again when I win) I'd buy a ticket for every drawing.  If it was taxed, I'd need it to be a couple mil before I'd play on a regular basis.

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                Posted: January 26, 2013, 5:30 pm - IP Logged

                If that was a tax free million (after all, I've already paid the stupid tax, not fair to tax me again when I win) I'd buy a ticket for every drawing.  If it was taxed, I'd need it to be a couple mil before I'd play on a regular basis.

                haha you underestimate the power of liberals. I'm sure some of them have read your reply and had their blood pressure shoot upwards lmao

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                  Posted: January 26, 2013, 8:43 pm - IP Logged

                  scrap both MM and PB.  I dont like the new $2 PB at all.

                  Create a single national big jackpot lottery, daily, $2, 1:150m, starting $10m.  There will be more winners, but lower jackpots.  Say $100m/10 winners, $10m is pretty good.  No one needs $100m anyway.  2nd place is $1m, thus scrap NY Sweet Million and Pick10; two useless games as it is.

                  "No one needs $100m anyway."

                  You sound like you work for the government.

                  Just cuz I don't need it don't mean I don't want it.

                  And just cuz I don't need it don't mean I shouldn't have it.

                  Or should lottery prizes be determined by "what you need" after you win?

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                    Posted: January 26, 2013, 10:17 pm - IP Logged

                    scrap both MM and PB.  I dont like the new $2 PB at all.

                    Create a single national big jackpot lottery, daily, $2, 1:150m, starting $10m.  There will be more winners, but lower jackpots.  Say $100m/10 winners, $10m is pretty good.  No one needs $100m anyway.  2nd place is $1m, thus scrap NY Sweet Million and Pick10; two useless games as it is.

                    Yay!

                    Here comes Karl "POMAH" Marx to save the day.

                    "From each according to his abilities to each according to his needs...and I, POMAH, tell you what you need!"

                    Seriously, POMAH, you have no imagination and you sound selfish when you say things like that.

                    Clearly you are only considering your own situation and don't believe anyone else knows what to do with lots of money.

                    From this one post it looks like you assume that just because you cant figure out how to use the money
                    nobody else can either and thus that makes  you appear arrogant.

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                      Posted: January 26, 2013, 11:57 pm - IP Logged

                      I'd like to see another JP game played on Mondays and Thursdays.

                      I wouldn't participate in a national scratcher game, I just don't like scratchers that much.

                      That would be cool:

                      Monday - National Lotto

                      Tuesday - MegaMillions

                      Wednesay- Powerball

                      Thursday - National Lotto

                      Friday - MegaMillions

                      Saturday - Powerball

                       

                      6 days a week, 6 chances a week to hit a jackpot!!

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                        Posted: January 27, 2013, 6:12 am - IP Logged

                        maybe something similar to El Gordo Cool

                        "You have to be in it to win it!"

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                          Posted: January 27, 2013, 6:48 am - IP Logged

                          scrap both MM and PB.  I dont like the new $2 PB at all.

                          Create a single national big jackpot lottery, daily, $2, 1:150m, starting $10m.  There will be more winners, but lower jackpots.  Say $100m/10 winners, $10m is pretty good.  No one needs $100m anyway.  2nd place is $1m, thus scrap NY Sweet Million and Pick10; two useless games as it is.

                          Speak for yourself!I agree with you about the $2 Powerball but thats about all I agree with you about.

                          I need $100 million (or more) to buy all the toys that I've ever wanted and still have some left to leave to my daughter and grandson so they can buy all the toys that they always wanted.He who dies with the most toys wins!

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                            Posted: January 27, 2013, 10:18 am - IP Logged

                            That would be cool:

                            Monday - National Lotto

                            Tuesday - MegaMillions

                            Wednesay- Powerball

                            Thursday - National Lotto

                            Friday - MegaMillions

                            Saturday - Powerball

                             

                            6 days a week, 6 chances a week to hit a jackpot!!

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                              Posted: January 27, 2013, 11:31 am - IP Logged

                              That would be cool:

                              Monday - National Lotto

                              Tuesday - MegaMillions

                              Wednesay- Powerball

                              Thursday - National Lotto

                              Friday - MegaMillions

                              Saturday - Powerball

                               

                              6 days a week, 6 chances a week to hit a jackpot!!

                              Exactly! Thumbs Up