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One winner in $260 million Powerball jackpot

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Posted: June 14, 2014, 1:25 am - IP Logged

Unbelievable. They must be scratching their heads at the lotto head quarters.

Yup.  Yes Nod

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    Posted: June 14, 2014, 7:17 am - IP Logged

    Mega Millions had a winner tonight too. Both games reset in the same week. What a bummer. It'll be a while before we see big numbers in either game. *sigh*

    I got my tickets for tonight's Powerball drawing. I'll gladly settle for the base $40 million annuity or $14.1 million cash after 39.6% federal taxes.

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      Posted: June 14, 2014, 7:28 am - IP Logged

      Mega Millions had a winner tonight too. Both games reset in the same week. What a bummer. It'll be a while before we see big numbers in either game. *sigh*

      I agree when they both get hit it is a bummer!  Darn!  Congratulations to the lucky ones!

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        Posted: June 14, 2014, 8:58 am - IP Logged

        I agree when they both get hit it is a bummer!  Darn!  Congratulations to the lucky ones!

        Mega millions and Powerball small prizes are too hard to win. Small wins keep you in the game. They need to change the matrices again. I would quit playing any lottery game, where I can't win small prizes to keep me playing. The starting jackpot levels are not doing any good, it takes forever to reach $200 million.

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          Posted: June 14, 2014, 9:02 am - IP Logged

          You're probably right. Last wednesday was the first time our work pool played in months.

          Mega millions and Powerball starting jackpots are too low relative to the odds of winning. Lottery players are not stupid, they are not playing like they used to because of it.

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            Posted: June 14, 2014, 12:41 pm - IP Logged

            I got my tickets for tonight's Powerball drawing. I'll gladly settle for the base $40 million annuity or $14.1 million cash after 39.6% federal taxes.

            I don't want to rain on your parade, but Chris is gunna want 10.8% also.

            Just the same I agree and would gladly settle for that net,

            or even the 7 mils. net from the state's pic6 game.

            Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds    -- Charles Mackay  LL.D.

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              Posted: June 15, 2014, 1:14 pm - IP Logged

              Wishing we could get a powerball winner in north carolina

              4 year drought here... Anyways congrats to the winner

              Purchase the Ferrari California I always wanted

              Save your money to play in a winning state.

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                Posted: June 15, 2014, 1:15 pm - IP Logged

                The dragon lady, is about to make an entrance, and claim responsibility, for making it happen.

                Why not? The Dragon Lady picks the lottery winners. LOL

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                  Posted: June 15, 2014, 1:17 pm - IP Logged

                  SEE

                  It is fixed!

                  Tennessee always wins!

                  Ooooooooooops LOL

                  Congrats to the winner! Cheers

                  When are you going to win a lottery jackpot Buddy? Everybody at lottery post wants you to win.

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                    Posted: June 15, 2014, 1:21 pm - IP Logged

                    Thanks everybody but Knoxville is the Wild Wild West from where I'm at back up in here.

                    It was probably some New York City Banker who came down to foreclose on some widow's houses or something like that.

                    You will win a lottery jackpot soon.Todd and the lottery post community will be very happy for you. Go and buy some tickets.

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                      Posted: June 15, 2014, 1:22 pm - IP Logged

                      I don't want to rain on your parade, but Chris is gunna want 10.8% also.

                      Just the same I agree and would gladly settle for that net,

                      or even the 7 mils. net from the state's pic6 game.

                      I thought that lottery winnings were tax free in New Jersey.


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                        Posted: June 16, 2014, 10:31 pm - IP Logged

                        i can't believe four long draining years.Roll Eyes

                        outlandish imo.

                        NC state make so much en revenue,

                        mi father say down there/but give back so little.

                        NJ had multiple,i love that,since i am in nyc/nj tri-state.

                        4 years is way too long,I hope your going to win next time.

                         

                        Adios!

                        Noche.

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                          Posted: June 17, 2014, 1:01 am - IP Logged

                          i can't believe four long draining years.Roll Eyes

                          outlandish imo.

                          NC state make so much en revenue,

                          mi father say down there/but give back so little.

                          NJ had multiple,i love that,since i am in nyc/nj tri-state.

                          4 years is way too long,I hope your going to win next time.

                           

                          Adios!

                          Noche.

                          NC has a great cash 5 that sometimes grows close to 1mill.

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                            Posted: June 21, 2014, 1:29 pm - IP Logged

                            Save your money to play in a winning state.

                            Cheers I do believe the Motor City or just Michigan in general will be the next big MM and or PB winning state.

                            You can do anything if you put your mind into it. The sky is the limit! Cool

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                              Posted: June 21, 2014, 7:08 pm - IP Logged

                              I thought that lottery winnings were tax free in New Jersey.

                              No, 10.8% the highest in the country.

                              Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds    -- Charles Mackay  LL.D.