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joplin
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Posted: October 13, 2007, 2:50 pm - IP Logged

I've been thinking, what if the power ball was to pick a number for every million offered.  So if there was a 15 million jackpot, they would draw 15 numbers.  Instead of one there could be dozens, and if the pot continued to grow as many as a hundred or more winning a million.

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    nashville
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    Posted: October 13, 2007, 6:27 pm - IP Logged

    I've been thinking, what if the power ball was to pick a number for every million offered.  So if there was a 15 million jackpot, they would draw 15 numbers.  Instead of one there could be dozens, and if the pot continued to grow as many as a hundred or more winning a million.

    if 4 people had the same number they would end up with $250,000 before taxes unless they want the annuity to break it down even more. so the people seeking millions with one ticket would not like those new odds.

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      joplin
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      Posted: October 13, 2007, 7:33 pm - IP Logged

      Your right, that could happen.  I know there are those who will not play until it gets over 80 million and for some thats not enough.  The thing is, that for most of us, a million dollars would be a "god sent."   Instead of making one very rich man, you could possibly make many confortable.

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        Posted: October 13, 2007, 10:05 pm - IP Logged

        They could just stop the game all together and sell about the same number of tickets as with your scheme. If you want a game with odds of about 1 in 10 million and prizes that are small, there are already plenty of choices.