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Posted: March 19, 2006, 8:18 am - IP Logged

Mass. lottery website winning odds for mega milloins

 

 5+1--1 in 175,711.536

 5+0--1 in 3,904.000

 4+1-- 1 in 689,065

 4+0--1 in 15,313

 3+1--1 in  13,781

 3+0--1 in 306

 2+1--1 in 844

 1+1--1 in141

 0+1--1 in 75

    ok these must be odds for running in and buying 1 QP or somthing Clown  how can the odds be 1 in 75 for a 0+1  when we all know its a 46 to 1 shot?

  wonder what odds are when buying 2 or 3 -10 number small  wheels ?

 

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    Posted: March 19, 2006, 8:43 am - IP Logged

    Because those are the odds of having ZERO white balls plus the mega ball.  1 in 46 does not account for 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 White balls plus the Mega ball.

    The odds listed are correct.

     

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      Posted: March 19, 2006, 8:50 am - IP Logged

      lol ok thks fer clearin that up!    3miil to 1--- 200 mill to 1 -- 10k to 1  its all the same to me

                                                WHEN ITS YOUR TURN ITS YOUR TURN!!!Patriot

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        lol ok thks fer clearin that up!    3miil to 1--- 200 mill to 1 -- 10k to 1  its all the same to me

        WHEN ITS YOUR TURN ITS YOUR TURN!!!Patriot

        it does NOT have to be "all the same" to you IF you are willing to learn something:


        56!
        -----------
        5!(56-5)!
        ---------------- x 46 = 74.8 : 1
        51!
        -----------
        5!(51-5)!

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          Posted: March 19, 2006, 10:07 pm - IP Logged

          sixteen zillion diffrent systems 

          after running 18 systems and hot/cold avg numbers than do the lottery shuffle and play the numbers next to EM!!Troll

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            Posted: March 19, 2006, 10:14 pm - IP Logged

            Mass. lottery website winning odds for mega milloins

             

             5+1--1 in 175,711.536

             5+0--1 in 3,904.000

             4+1-- 1 in 689,065

             4+0--1 in 15,313

             3+1--1 in  13,781

             3+0--1 in 306

             2+1--1 in 844

             1+1--1 in141

             0+1--1 in 75

                ok these must be odds for running in and buying 1 QP or somthing Clown  how can the odds be 1 in 75 for a 0+1  when we all know its a 46 to 1 shot?

              wonder what odds are when buying 2 or 3 -10 number small  wheels ?

             

            NO NO!  They are trying to tell you that if you play all 46 Mega Balls that there is a 29 out of 75 chance that they will decide not to pay you your $2 (He  He)

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              Posted: March 20, 2006, 10:55 am - IP Logged

              hmmm  still a 46 to 1 shot no matter how its put  46 numbers 1 of em is comin makes it a 46-1    not counting the other 5  that is Group Hug    NOTHIN MORE EXCITING than coming close in this game  ,  other than hittin it  than again i would'nt know how it feels to hit mm beyond 150 bucksType

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                Posted: March 21, 2006, 5:52 pm - IP Logged

                From my site:

                Formula for Total Possibilities - ((56!/51!)/(5!)x(46)) = 175,711,536.

                5/561/46FormulaPossibilitiesOdds - 1::PayoutTotal PayoutPayout Pct
                51((5!/0!)/(5!))x((51!/51!)/(0!))1175,711,536.0010,000,000 +10,000,000 +5.69% +
                50((5!/0!)/(5!))x((51!/51!)/(0!))x45453,904,700.80250,00011,250,0006.40%
                41((5!/1!)/(4!))x((51!/50!)/(1!))255689,064.8510,0002,550,0001.45%
                40((5!/1!)/(4!))x((51!/50!)/(1!))x4511,47515,312.551501,721,2500.98%
                31((5!/2!)/(3!))x((51!/49!)/(2!))12,75013,781.301501,912,5001.09%
                30((5!/2!)/(3!))x((51!/49!)/(2!))x45573,750306.2574,016,2502.29%
                21((5!/3!)/(2!))x((51!/48!)/(3!))208,250843.75102,082,5001.19%
                20((5!/3!)/(2!))x((51!/48!)/(3!))x459,371,25018.75000.00%
                11((5!/4!)/(1!))x((51!/47!)/(4!))1,249,500140.6333,748,5002.13%
                10((5!/4!)/(1!))x((51!/47!)/(4!))x4556,227,5003.13000.00%
                01((5!/5!)/(0!))x((51!/46!)/(5!))2,349,06074.8024,698,1202.67%
                00((5!/5!)/(0!))x((51!/46!)/(5!))x45105,707,7001.66000.00%
                Total Winners4,405,08639.89 41,979,120 +23.89% +

                 

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                  Posted: March 21, 2006, 6:55 pm - IP Logged

                  lol