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Topic closed. 5 replies. Last post 12 years ago by JimmySand9.

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United States
Member #1826
July 11, 2003
2645 Posts
Posted: June 18, 2005, 3:43 am - IP Logged

One size fits all here. It's three different games, with three different prize pools. But they all share the same winning numbers and play slip. Each game and entry into one prize pool costs one dollar. Or enter all three pools with the same selection for $3. Pick 6 from 49.

Big Easy

For the player who's wants to ditch the longshot and go for bigger smaller prizes. The "Big Easy" game gives more money to the Match 3, 4, and 5 winners. But should you win the jackpot in the "Big Easy" game, you get it in one lump sum.

Pool %
Est. Prize
Match 6
Min. $400,000 Cash
Match 5
Match 4
Match 3


For the player that likes big jackpots, but doesn't want to sacrifice the lower tier prizes. In other words, it's more of a traditional prize pool.

Prize %
Est. Prize
Match 6
Min. $2,000,000 Annuity
Match 5
Match 4
Match 3

Winner Take All

For the player whos only concerned about the jackpot. All money from this prize pool goes to the jackpot. There are no lower prizes. Expect a $5,000,000 min. annuity jackpot. 

Other Info

When buying into a certain prize pool, 50% of your dollar goes to the prize pool you bought into only. If you buy a Big Easy ticket, none of your money will go to the Classic or Winner Take All pools.

Annuities paid over 30 years. 

Cash option available for annuity jackpots. 

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    United States
    Member #7853
    October 15, 2004
    11338 Posts
    Posted: June 18, 2005, 3:57 am - IP Logged

    i don't know how you do it but these games just keep getting better and better,can't wait to see the next one!Party

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      North Dakota
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      Member #13397
      April 5, 2005
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      Posted: June 18, 2005, 5:30 am - IP Logged

      That would be so awesome.  How many drawings a week are we talking about?  (By the way have you ever thought about sending these ideas out?)

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

        United States
        Member #379
        June 5, 2002
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        Posted: June 18, 2005, 11:56 am - IP Logged

        In 1985, but only for several weeks, NY had Lotto 40, Lotto 44, and Lotto 48 (each game was weekly). All three were annuity-only, all paid back only 38%-40%. All three had lower-tier prizes.

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          Posted: June 18, 2005, 12:05 pm - IP Logged

          Unfortunately, by dividing the player base into three separate games, the jackpot pool is diluted so much that the increments would be too small, and sometimes the jackpot may not increase at all.  Also, I don't think the diluted prize pool could support three jackpot wins of those sizes, all on the same evening.

          From a creative standpoint it may be interesting, but from the lottery's standpoint it may be unworkable.


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            United States
            Member #1826
            July 11, 2003
            2645 Posts
            Posted: July 18, 2005, 2:42 pm - IP Logged

            The good thing about this game is that you can increase your stakes for an extra dollar or two. You can enter all three prize pools at once if you want. I think this might be my flagship game. Also, now that I think about it, the Big Easy should probably start at $800,000 30-year annuity value (with a cash option). That would make signs a lot less confusing.

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