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Posted: December 30, 2007, 8:02 pm - IP Logged

Would you think that a whole pack of $10 scratch-off would contain only one ticket winner?

I witnessed that today at work.. Sad but true..

This was TN, Big Money Maker...  Which should be called the World's Biggest Money Waster.

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    Posted: December 30, 2007, 8:09 pm - IP Logged

    that really is bad .....how many tickets were in the pack?

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      Posted: December 30, 2007, 8:39 pm - IP Logged

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        Posted: December 30, 2007, 8:41 pm - IP Logged

        Would you think that a whole pack of $10 scratch-off would contain only one ticket winner?

        I witnessed that today at work.. Sad but true..

        This was TN, Big Money Maker...  Which should be called the World's Biggest Money Waster.

        That's pretty grim. But yet another reason that I seldom buy a scratcher, and then only as a lark for a buck.  Even the overall odds of winning a prize (as listed on the back of the tickets) are horrible for the amount you can get.  And that doesn't consider the "crap shoot" of how many winning tickets may be in a roll of tickets.

        Other than taking "a shot at it" once in awhile, scratchers are a lousy way to go.  If I'm going to give away my money, I'd rather do it with better odds, or at least with a slim chance at a decent amount of potential payback.

        I don't know that I would blame TN for what you witnessed.  I'll bet it can happen in any state with scratchers. 

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          Posted: December 30, 2007, 9:11 pm - IP Logged

          That's pretty grim. But yet another reason that I seldom buy a scratcher, and then only as a lark for a buck.  Even the overall odds of winning a prize (as listed on the back of the tickets) are horrible for the amount you can get.  And that doesn't consider the "crap shoot" of how many winning tickets may be in a roll of tickets.

          Other than taking "a shot at it" once in awhile, scratchers are a lousy way to go.  If I'm going to give away my money, I'd rather do it with better odds, or at least with a slim chance at a decent amount of potential payback.

          I don't know that I would blame TN for what you witnessed.  I'll bet it can happen in any state with scratchers. 

          I bet it does.

          One lady pulled 30 $2 Jumbos today... all on same roll and got nothing. We couldn't believe it so we double/triple checked her tickets.. Sure enough.. No winners in 20 tickets back to back...

          Next one pulled was for a ticket...

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            Posted: December 30, 2007, 9:30 pm - IP Logged

            I bet it does.

            One lady pulled 30 $2 Jumbos today... all on same roll and got nothing. We couldn't believe it so we double/triple checked her tickets.. Sure enough.. No winners in 20 tickets back to back...

            Next one pulled was for a ticket...

            That's just so sad No Nod that's why I just hate the way they put on display the big hit tickets (500.00 and up) by hanging them up in the lottery stores here in Ohio enticing people to spend there hard earned money.... they should just say odds are one in a billion that you will see a hit like that.... it's all a racket...

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              Posted: December 30, 2007, 9:42 pm - IP Logged

              That's just so sad No Nod that's why I just hate the way they put on display the big hit tickets (500.00 and up) by hanging them up in the lottery stores here in Ohio enticing people to spend there hard earned money.... they should just say odds are one in a billion that you will see a hit like that.... it's all a racket...

              It is a sucker's game.

              They can get you hooked.

              I felt sorry for all those people today losing money like they did..

              I know one lady went through $400 before throwing her hands up and giving up. She could have had better luck in a casino somewhere.. or more relaxing time on a short vacation somewhere...

              Cussing Face Makes me mad.

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