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Topic closed. 1 reply. Last post 11 years ago by RJOh.

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mount vernon, new york
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Posted: September 18, 2005, 2:12 pm - IP Logged

Does anyone know the probability of random selection of quick pick numbers making a mistake?  I've got a ticket that has the same number twice, once as a megaball number.  How does this affect your chances of winning? 

    RJOh's avatar - chipmunk
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    Posted: September 18, 2005, 3:10 pm - IP Logged

    It's not unusual for the mega number to be the same as one of the other 5 numbers, there have even been winning combinations where the mega ball had the some number as one the other 5 balls, they're from two different groups of numbers.  If you don't like QPs you do have the opinion of making out a ticket.

    RJOh

    P.S.  The chances of that happening is 1:46

     * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
       
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