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Posted: April 1, 2005, 10:46 pm - IP Logged

that way the lottery will still be able to make a profit on the game.

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    Posted: April 6, 2005, 9:50 am - IP Logged

    The only way a state can lose money on scratch offs is if they print too many high-end winners.

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      Posted: April 7, 2005, 1:28 am - IP Logged

      not always. in theory, a state could print all the winners big winners, but print out so many tickets that regardless, they are making a profit. PA does second printings of tickets that don't sell too well, as well as the big sellers. think about how many "win for life" games PA has put out.

      I've redone my website.  Go to www.dr-ew.com.  I kept a lot of the old stuff, and I've added some new stuff.  Look for more new stuff in the coming weeks.

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        Posted: April 7, 2005, 7:06 pm - IP Logged
        Quote: Originally posted by DoctorEw220 on March 29, 2005


        i would pool it too, and $30 scratch-offs should have a guarenteed prize of $15.



        Yes

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          Posted: April 22, 2005, 3:54 pm - IP Logged

          That would be a 50% return right there.

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            Posted: April 28, 2005, 4:39 pm - IP Logged

            do they have 50 dollar scratchers?

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              Posted: May 24, 2005, 7:28 am - IP Logged

              Well, in mi they have $10 tickets with a $1 Million dollar prize, but the catch is that its paid in an annunity...the gall of them and then there is the $20 ticket and if you win one of the 1000 prizes of $1000 you are entered in for the grand prize of $2 million ...as you can see I am in noooo hurry to buy either of these tickets..they are such a lucrative scam , at least for the state of michigan. I won't hardly buy the instant tickets..once in a while. Here they are by design...mostly small winners...very few big or moderate winners..just not worth the money....just buy a quick pick of any game would be better than the instant game.

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                Posted: June 7, 2005, 11:13 am - IP Logged

                Doesn't Michigan have a cash option on its annuity tickets?

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                  Posted: June 7, 2005, 11:16 pm - IP Logged

                  Louisiana has a $10 scratch off ticket called $1,000,000 spectacular.  It has odds of winning something of 1:3.03.  Maximum prize on a scratch off is $200,000 and losing tickets can enter in a second chance drawing of $1,000,000.

                  The highest price I've seen in Louisiana is $10.  They did once have a $10 scratch off that had a guaranteed winning price of $5.  I thought that was just a gimmick to dress up a $5 ticket.

                  http://www.lalottery.com

                   

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                    Posted: June 13, 2005, 12:45 pm - IP Logged

                    I buy $10 tickets maybe once a week.  I usually win on them.  (Most I've won is $40).  If we had $20 tickets I would play if the odds were good and if the top prize was good.  For TN we have enough players they could go to $2 million annuity or $1 million in a $20 ticket.  They could go $500,000 on a $10 ticket.

                    Note: There is a $5 ticket here with a min top prize of $1 million.  It's annuity though.  Win for Life.  You get $52,000 a year for the rest of your life. 

                    How are you going to win if you don't play?