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Do you like the idea of their being only One winner for PB/MM jackpots?

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Posted: February 26, 2014, 2:29 pm - IP Logged

Especially when the jackpot goes into the $350million and above?
Personally: l don't mind a 2,3 way split.
Consider the following Solo winners: Gloria, Pedro, Chan in San Jose- the mystery winner in Milpitas.
What's so bad about splitting the jackpot?
Thoughts?

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    Posted: February 26, 2014, 2:47 pm - IP Logged

    I agree 100%.  The US has so much to again all around if there were more winners.  How much money do you really need?  More players would play the lottery if there were say, a 10 million dollar winner every month.  We all talk about winning the lottery, but, in reality, how many winners do we have per year?

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      I agree 100%.  The US has so much to again all around if there were more winners.  How much money do you really need?  More players would play the lottery if there were say, a 10 million dollar winner every month.  We all talk about winning the lottery, but, in reality, how many winners do we have per year?

      I like the big jackpots and I like the single winner. However, if the jackpot is super huge as in 300 - 400 million and above it would be okay to have more than one winner.  If the games only produced a 10 million dollar winner I wouldn't be as excited to play.  They call it a dollar and a dream and my dreams are bigger than 10 million.

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        Posted: February 26, 2014, 3:12 pm - IP Logged

        So you would not play for 10 million dollars?  I like the big jackpots also, but the reality is most of us will not see that jackpot win.  I will take what I can get.

        Also, with more winners, you might see your numbers come up.

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          So you would not play for 10 million dollars?  I like the big jackpots also, but the reality is most of us will not see that jackpot win.  I will take what I can get.

          Also, with more winners, you might see your numbers come up.

          Probably not on a regular basis.

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            I like the big jackpots and I like the single winner. However, if the jackpot is super huge as in 300 - 400 million and above it would be okay to have more than one winner.  If the games only produced a 10 million dollar winner I wouldn't be as excited to play.  They call it a dollar and a dream and my dreams are bigger than 10 million.

            Thanks for responding Saylogirl- but let me ask this " how have your dreams panned out thus far in bagging the jackpot ?
            There are those players who only get into the race when the jackpot rises above $200 mil, but l am willing to bet " soup for nuts" that if they won $50mil- they would not be walking around with a sad look on their faces.
            The question ultimately is " what is enough? "
            Now if your 15 bedroom, 5 garage home is in foreclosure...l think l would understand.

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              I like the big jackpots and I like the single winner. However, if the jackpot is super huge as in 300 - 400 million and above it would be okay to have more than one winner.  If the games only produced a 10 million dollar winner I wouldn't be as excited to play.  They call it a dollar and a dream and my dreams are bigger than 10 million.

              I Agree! I totally agree! a 10 million jackpot amounts to just a bit more than $3 million after taxes and while it certainly would make my life easier I don't consider that a dream. Anything over $20 million after all tax obligations are met would be considered a "dream" in my book so I would have no issues splitting a $300-400 million jackpot with 4 or 5 lucky individuals.

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                Posted: February 26, 2014, 3:23 pm - IP Logged

                LOL cool question. I dont care if Im the only winner or if I win with 5 other peorple. I JUST WANT TO WIN!!!!

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                  Thanks for responding Saylogirl- but let me ask this " how have your dreams panned out thus far in bagging the jackpot ?
                  There are those players who only get into the race when the jackpot rises above $200 mil, but l am willing to bet " soup for nuts" that if they won $50mil- they would not be walking around with a sad look on their faces.
                  The question ultimately is " what is enough? "
                  Now if your 15 bedroom, 5 garage home is in foreclosure...l think l would understand.

                  I would be happy if I walked away with 20 million after all taxes.  The 50 million jackpot would be enough for me anything over that would be "icing on the cake".

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                    I Agree! I totally agree! a 10 million jackpot amounts to just a bit more than $3 million after taxes and while it certainly would make my life easier I don't consider that a dream. Anything over $20 million after all tax obligations are met would be considered a "dream" in my book so I would have no issues splitting a $300-400 million jackpot with 4 or 5 lucky individuals.

                    I Agree! And I agree with your post!!

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                      LOL cool question. I dont care if Im the only winner or if I win with 5 other peorple. I JUST WANT TO WIN!!!!

                      Exactly.
                      I have NEVER heard someone buying a lottery ticket shout out " One Winner". It could piss off the folks inline behind him/ her.

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                        Posted: February 26, 2014, 3:41 pm - IP Logged

                        Especially when the jackpot goes into the $350million and above?
                        Personally: l don't mind a 2,3 way split.
                        Consider the following Solo winners: Gloria, Pedro, Chan in San Jose- the mystery winner in Milpitas.
                        What's so bad about splitting the jackpot?
                        Thoughts?

                        *Have a good Hump Day people.

                        Would you like the ideal if you had to share with 1 or 2 other winners?

                         

                        Ultimately I would love to be the only winner, but I wont mind sharing if its that high.

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                          I Agree! I totally agree! a 10 million jackpot amounts to just a bit more than $3 million after taxes and while it certainly would make my life easier I don't consider that a dream. Anything over $20 million after all tax obligations are met would be considered a "dream" in my book so I would have no issues splitting a $300-400 million jackpot with 4 or 5 lucky individuals.

                          Your avatar had me fooled there Drenick1,You have the " no sharing look". - Boy am l surprised!

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                            Posted: February 26, 2014, 4:40 pm - IP Logged

                            No problem with one winner on $350 Million/185 million cash......If I had to split the 185 cash three ways...61.66 Million...minus $24 million in fed taxes...leaving me roughly $37 million ??...BEAUTIFUL !!!! works for me Thumbs Up

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                              Posted: February 26, 2014, 4:45 pm - IP Logged

                              Noise-gate, here is another part of the question, "how long have some of you been playing the lottery for that big win" .  For me, it's been about 17 years, I will take what I can get.