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$181 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot ramps up

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  I'm ready for $181 million ............:)

Ready To Win ....

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    After having a $640M Mega Millions draw not too long ago it's hard to reach the level of excitement we had this year but "finally" we have some excitement!! I'm more than happy with this drawing.

    Powerball: $181M!!

    Tiger and Michael

    "Yeah that kind of rich!"


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      After having a $640M Mega Millions draw not too long ago it's hard to reach the level of excitement we had this year but "finally" we have some excitement!! I'm more than happy with this drawing.

      Powerball: $181M!!

      Tiger and Michael

      "Yeah that kind of rich!"

      I Agree!  It has been awhile golfer! Willing to bet that cigar Jordan is puffing on, is worth more than most of us make in a week.  Yes Nod

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        The Powerball is stingy with their increments after the $100 Million Mark. Had this been Mega Millions it would have been well over $200 Million by now!

         

        I hate this new Powerball game, but I'll play my $2.00 for the chance to win anyway..lol

        Reality doth intrude.

        MEGA MILLIONS                       POWERBALL

        1/27/201212,000,0004/28/201240,000,000
        1/31/201215,000,0005/2/201250,000,000
        2/3/201223,000,0005/5/201260,000,000
        2/7/201232,000,0005/9/201270,000,000
        2/10/201241,000,0005/12/201280,000,000
        2/14/201251,000,0005/16/201290,000,000
        2/17/201261,000,0005/19/2012100,000,000
        2/21/201272,000,0005/23/2012110,000,000
        2/24/201283,000,0005/26/2012126,700,000
        2/28/201294,000,0005/30/2012144,000,000
        3/2/2012108,000,0006/2/2012158,800,000
        3/6/2012127,000,0006/6/2012179,700,000
        3/9/2012148,000,0006/9/2012211,200,000
        3/13/2012171,000,0006/13/2012241,000,000
        3/16/2012200,000,000
        3/20/2012241,000,000

        And rates were better back then.  Today, growth would be slower.

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          baton rouge
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          You better for the Next Bus!!

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            dpoly1,

            Don't forget...  you'll still owe another $12 million in federal income tax.  So net is about $80 million...  which is still very nice!!

            I have until the end of the year to mitigate the remaining 10% in Federal Taxes.

            The $92,250,000 is the amount that a Pennsylvania resident would receive from the Pennsylvania Lottery in a wire transfer after winning.

            I am more than aware of the current Federal 35% tax burden.

            Charity will help mitigate this burden.

            dpoly1 - Playing the lottery to save the jobs of those that build, transport, sell & maintain luxury items! -

             

            Eschew Poverty ........... Vote Conservative!

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              Reality doth intrude.

              MEGA MILLIONS                       POWERBALL

              1/27/201212,000,0004/28/201240,000,000
              1/31/201215,000,0005/2/201250,000,000
              2/3/201223,000,0005/5/201260,000,000
              2/7/201232,000,0005/9/201270,000,000
              2/10/201241,000,0005/12/201280,000,000
              2/14/201251,000,0005/16/201290,000,000
              2/17/201261,000,0005/19/2012100,000,000
              2/21/201272,000,0005/23/2012110,000,000
              2/24/201283,000,0005/26/2012126,700,000
              2/28/201294,000,0005/30/2012144,000,000
              3/2/2012108,000,0006/2/2012158,800,000
              3/6/2012127,000,0006/6/2012179,700,000
              3/9/2012148,000,0006/9/2012211,200,000
              3/13/2012171,000,0006/13/2012241,000,000
              3/16/2012200,000,000
              3/20/2012241,000,000

              And rates were better back then.  Today, growth would be slower.

              The MegaMillions started over at 12 million on Tuesday and only rolled over to 13 million for tonite.It usaully rolls from 12 to 15 million.

              When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it. ~Clarence Darrow

              There ought to be one day - just one - when there is open season on senators. ~Will Rogers

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                I have until the end of the year to mitigate the remaining 10% in Federal Taxes.

                The $92,250,000 is the amount that a Pennsylvania resident would receive from the Pennsylvania Lottery in a wire transfer after winning.

                I am more than aware of the current Federal 35% tax burden.

                Charity will help mitigate this burden.

                Exactly! A good tax attorney can help with that extra 10% problem.

                 

                Good luck everyone! I'm still working on getting my tickets for Saturday. White Bounce

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                  Exactly! A good tax attorney can help with that extra 10% problem.

                   

                  Good luck everyone! I'm still working on getting my tickets for Saturday. White Bounce

                  Cheers good luck to U too Ms Piaceri ..... already got my ticket

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                    I Agree!  It has been awhile golfer! Willing to bet that cigar Jordan is puffing on, is worth more than most of us make in a week.  Yes Nod

                    Hey mcginnin! Yes it's been a while. I hope all is well.

                    I've been reading all the articles and post but most of the articles made me nervous because they were all about lottery fraud or people making bad choices after winning huge amounts of money. It makes me think "be careful what you wish for".

                    But this jackpot has made me wash all my fears away again and now I'm excited!

                    I've enjoyed your post and photos too!

                    In the meantime: Come on Powerball!!!

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                      Not buying a ticket for this Powerball drawing. Already bought my Hoosier Lotto tickets though. Hopefully I'll win $14,000,000.Smile

                      Gonna win.Big Smile

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                        Hey mcginnin! Yes it's been a while. I hope all is well.

                        I've been reading all the articles and post but most of the articles made me nervous because they were all about lottery fraud or people making bad choices after winning huge amounts of money. It makes me think "be careful what you wish for".

                        But this jackpot has made me wash all my fears away again and now I'm excited!

                        I've enjoyed your post and photos too!

                        In the meantime: Come on Powerball!!!

                        powerball ticket

                        you know somebody is probably going to play those numbers now lol.  i like the first line because of the high numbers, different than all the other lines.

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                          you know somebody is probably going to play those numbers now lol.  i like the first line because of the high numbers, different than all the other lines.

                          Wow, I never thought about that HiFi! That would be something if those numbers came out LOL! Those aren't my numbers but I'd be upset if they came out and I didn't play them. Mad


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                            Hey mcginnin! Yes it's been a while. I hope all is well.

                            I've been reading all the articles and post but most of the articles made me nervous because they were all about lottery fraud or people making bad choices after winning huge amounts of money. It makes me think "be careful what you wish for".

                            But this jackpot has made me wash all my fears away again and now I'm excited!

                            I've enjoyed your post and photos too!

                            In the meantime: Come on Powerball!!!

                            powerball ticket

                            Thanks for the nice feedback golfer! Lotto fever is finally returning once more, and I'm not calling my doctor over it.  No Nod

                             

                            Now show me the money please! Good luck on this one golfer!!!  Lep

                             

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                              I really could care less about the magnitude of the jackpot.  Wake me up when my ticket matches all 6 numbers drawn..then, and only then will I get even remotelyexcited.

                              I agree. I use to get excited, but not anymore. Now, when all those numbers match, then I will put on some music and dance my ass off. Until then, I'm cool.