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Idaho woman wins $390,000 lottery prize after playing same numbers for 27 years

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HoLeeKau's avatar - YheaShea
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Posted: September 21, 2016, 9:04 pm - IP Logged

I'm no math wizard but i say she did good $2.00 a draw two draws a week for 27 years.Type

We've only had Lucky for Life for a couple of years.  So I have to assume she's played those numbers on every applicable game.  27 years on both Powerball and Megamillions.  A whole bunch of years on Wild Card ($1) and Hot Lotto ($1).  And a few years on Lucky for Life ($2) and probably Weekly Grand ($2) too.

I'm not gonna do the math, but she spent a whole lot of money over the years.  I bet she still came out ahead though.  Yes Nod

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    Posted: September 21, 2016, 11:38 pm - IP Logged

    Wow, I can't even fathom this  27 year commitment! 

    I wonder if it was mentally exhausting wading through 27 years of paying for weekly chances to win a jackpot?

    Having several millions of dollars in my financial accounts means receiving several valuable services each day!

    Disney

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      Posted: September 22, 2016, 12:47 am - IP Logged

      Thu, Sep 15, 2016     01-04-16-28-29, Lucky Ball: 10?

      I Think these was her numbers, Google i typed in her name and she is all over the place. SHE'S RICH & FAMOUS NOW  Dance

      Rosemary Loveland
      Age 87 , 04/16/1929
      Boise, ID
           RELATIONSHIP: Single

      PARTY: Democrat

      SUPPORTS: Environmental Supporter

      Seems as if she been playing her Birthday pretty Kool huh.

      Let it Snow Snowman

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        Posted: September 22, 2016, 6:06 am - IP Logged

        Thu, Sep 15, 2016     01-04-16-28-29, Lucky Ball: 10?

        I Think these was her numbers, Google i typed in her name and she is all over the place. SHE'S RICH & FAMOUS NOW  Dance

        Rosemary Loveland
        Age 87 , 04/16/1929
        Boise, ID
             RELATIONSHIP: Single

        PARTY: Democrat

        SUPPORTS: Environmental Supporter

        Seems as if she been playing her Birthday pretty Kool huh.

        KOOL NO!!! Thanks YOU just gave all the KOOKOOS out their a real Good HEAD START..............

        As Music* Said What a great story to start the day off with.

        Then comes PG 2!No No

        HAPPY HOLIDAYS, BE SAFE & GOOD LUCK Y'ALL Sad Wavey

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          Posted: September 22, 2016, 8:28 am - IP Logged

          KOOL NO!!! Thanks YOU just gave all the KOOKOOS out their a real Good HEAD START..............

          As Music* Said What a great story to start the day off with.

          Then comes PG 2!No No

          Geez AI....calm down and take a chill pill.

          Anybody can do a Google search.

          CAN'T WIN IF YOU'RE NOT IN

          A DOLLAR AND A DREAM (OR $2)

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            Posted: September 22, 2016, 8:56 am - IP Logged

            Congratulations to her.  Think I'll play my birthday on all my tickets for a couple of draws--can't hurt.

            Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.-Rocky Balboa

            “Don’t let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of going after yours.” – Zig Ziglar

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              Posted: September 22, 2016, 9:17 am - IP Logged

              Wow, I can't even fathom this  27 year commitment! 

              I wonder if it was mentally exhausting wading through 27 years of paying for weekly chances to win a jackpot?

              A commitment is a promise. My Grandparents were married for 57 years. Rosemary knows what a commitment truly is. 

              Congratulations Banana

              People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it- George Bernard Shaw.

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                Posted: September 22, 2016, 12:24 pm - IP Logged

                Congratulations!

                 

                Now someone explain this lottery to me.  It started in Connecticut in 2009, and wasn't available outside New England for sometime and Idaho later on according to Wikpedia.  So my point is she may have played the same #'s, just not on this lottery the entire time.

                Personally stopped playing about a year ago in KY and Season Ticket from MA.

                 

                What is great about LFL is it is not a RNG and still drawn in Connecticut.

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                  Posted: September 22, 2016, 1:36 pm - IP Logged

                  hope she broke even ,..........lol

                  cashbuckets of cash

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                    Posted: September 22, 2016, 4:39 pm - IP Logged

                    Sometimes persisence pays off.
                    sometimes it gets you a restraining order...lol

                    restraining order   Green laugh

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                      Posted: September 22, 2016, 4:42 pm - IP Logged

                      We've only had Lucky for Life for a couple of years.  So I have to assume she's played those numbers on every applicable game.  27 years on both Powerball and Megamillions.  A whole bunch of years on Wild Card ($1) and Hot Lotto ($1).  And a few years on Lucky for Life ($2) and probably Weekly Grand ($2) too.

                      I'm not gonna do the math, but she spent a whole lot of money over the years.  I bet she still came out ahead though.  Yes Nod

                      Not sure but she don't look like the kind that would bet the Farm.

                      Let it Snow Snowman

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                        Posted: September 22, 2016, 4:44 pm - IP Logged

                        Congratulations to her.  Think I'll play my birthday on all my tickets for a couple of draws--can't hurt.

                        Good Luck Lep

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                          Posted: September 22, 2016, 7:22 pm - IP Logged

                          Good Luck Lep

                          One of the floor techs @ the hospital I work in was said to have won $50K last week.  I searched high and low for him as I spoke to him hours ago and he didn't tell me.  Said I'll find him on my way out.  I went up with a sh-t eating grin and said 'Reggie, don't you have something  to tell me?'  He said yes, I played my cell phone # 8484 and won $50K (KY pick 4 straight).  He then said he won $50K in April same scenario.  Next day @ work asked him how much he plays everyday-$72/day!

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                            Posted: September 23, 2016, 8:00 pm - IP Logged

                            She stuck with them. Nice!

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                              Posted: September 25, 2016, 9:05 am - IP Logged

                              One of the floor techs @ the hospital I work in was said to have won $50K last week.  I searched high and low for him as I spoke to him hours ago and he didn't tell me.  Said I'll find him on my way out.  I went up with a sh-t eating grin and said 'Reggie, don't you have something  to tell me?'  He said yes, I played my cell phone # 8484 and won $50K (KY pick 4 straight).  He then said he won $50K in April same scenario.  Next day @ work asked him how much he plays everyday-$72/day!

                              Tue, Aug 30, 2016     Kentucky     Pick 4 Evening     8-4-8-4
                              Thu, Apr 14, 2016     Kentucky     Pick 4 Evening     8-4-8-4
                              Tue, Dec 1, 2015     Kentucky     Pick 4 Evening     4-4-8-8
                              Tue, Feb 10, 2015     Kentucky     Pick 4 Midday     8-4-8-4

                              That's awesome! I Agree!  Dance

                              Let it Snow Snowman