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is mega millons gravity or air

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Posted: January 22, 2006, 10:47 am - IP Logged

is the mega millions game a gravity machine or an air type lottery machine? 

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    Posted: January 22, 2006, 2:08 pm - IP Logged

    Mega Millions is drawn with a gravity pick machine. You can usually tell a gravity pick machine because it has those big arms spinning the balls around. Balls are selected by dropping into a hole in the drum, hence the name "gravity pick".

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      Posted: January 22, 2006, 3:20 pm - IP Logged

      You can find the actual draw videos by clicking on the USA Mega graphic on the left side of this page, then follow the links to the Mega Millions Past draws, then click on any drawing.

       

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        Posted: January 22, 2006, 3:57 pm - IP Logged

        THANKS!!  now all i have to do is think like a gravity machineI Agree!

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          Posted: January 22, 2006, 4:04 pm - IP Logged

          THANKS!!  now all i have to do is think like a gravity machineI Agree!

          LOL Yes Nod Something we all try to do!

          I've had lots of luck with the Abbreviated 2 if 5 of 56 wheel, so if you ever get tired of thinking like a gravity machine, maybe give that one a try.  Good luck!

           

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            Posted: January 23, 2006, 6:25 pm - IP Logged

            Todd, how come MM is a gravity machine? What's the difference between MM and CA SLP machines?

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              Posted: January 23, 2006, 7:56 pm - IP Logged

              It's a gravity machine because the balls fall out of the bottom of the machine, rather than getting blown out of the top of the machine by air.  Gravity machines use hard rubber balls, and blown air machines use light ping pong balls.

               

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                Posted: January 25, 2006, 6:10 pm - IP Logged

                Todd, your answer to me did also answer my question for the CA SLP ball machine thread.

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                  Posted: January 25, 2006, 6:57 pm - IP Logged

                  Super Lotto Plus (and Powerball for that matter) uses a special kind of Gravity Pick machine called a Halogen. Instead of spinning paddles, it uses a fast moving turntable to mix the numbers. And when the ball finds the hole, it is pushed up by a rod as opposed to simply being dropped on the display rack.

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