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Time to change Powerball

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Posted: March 6, 2005, 12:58 am - IP Logged

 

 Do you think they will change Powerball?

 5/53 and 1/49...?

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    Morrison, IL
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    Posted: March 6, 2005, 1:34 am - IP Logged

    That would raise the odds to 1 in 140,614,565 .  I would still play even if they did that.

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      Posted: March 6, 2005, 1:58 am - IP Logged

      Well I thought I would never say that powerball would have a hard time getting out of the teens and beyond twenty plus.  But dang it all to heck the F-ing thing is so now I will have to start playing every drawing.  Welcome to the new smaller jackpot winner era so long big jackpots I miss you.

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        Posted: March 6, 2005, 2:36 am - IP Logged

        They need to change something around. I'd gladly pay $2 per ticket if it would double the minimum jackpot.

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          Posted: March 6, 2005, 2:54 am - IP Logged

          something is seriously wrong with powerball. they really need to change the matrix.

          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: March 6, 2005, 12:51 pm - IP Logged

              Before they do that, they need to get more states so they can justify raising the minimum jackpot as well!

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              Posted: March 6, 2005, 1:51 pm - IP Logged

              they already got more states.

              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: March 6, 2005, 4:35 pm - IP Logged

                  Which ones?  Oklahoma and North Carolina?

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                  Posted: March 6, 2005, 9:26 pm - IP Logged

                  300,143,242 Powerball tickets have been sold since the low jackpot run began on 12/11/04.  Normally you would expect it to have been hit 2 or 3 times by now (300m/120m).  Being hit 7 times is a statistical blip that is well within the range of probability.  It's just unfortunate that it's happening to Powerball when Mega is on such a tear with Texas and Cali.


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                    Posted: March 7, 2005, 9:39 am - IP Logged

                    Somebody said Powerball will be changing in July.

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                      Posted: March 9, 2005, 12:50 am - IP Logged

                      I don't see why PB needs to change.  More people are becoming millionaires and I like that.  It somehow makes me think I have a better chance of winning and that low jackpots are able to be won.  I'll gladly take a $12 million ANNUITY.  :-)


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                        Posted: March 9, 2005, 3:24 pm - IP Logged

                        $12 million lump sum is a lot better

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                          Posted: March 9, 2005, 5:54 pm - IP Logged

                            I agree


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                            Posted: March 9, 2005, 6:21 pm - IP Logged

                            You know it's time to change PB again when a "winner" chooses the 30 payments instead of                      lump sum...how about making the annuity 40 payments?