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i don't get it.

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Posted: September 18, 2008, 6:19 pm - IP Logged

last night the mega millions jackpot was more money..now it's 12 million yet nobody won the jackpot.

 

Why did it go down?

 

 

and also, what is a powerball and does every state have it? ive only played super lotto and mega millions.

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    Posted: September 18, 2008, 6:36 pm - IP Logged

    On Sep 12. last Friday, it was $12 million and din't get hit.

    On Sep 16, Tuesday, it was $15 million and there was one winner in Ohio.

    Now it's back to $12 million.

    Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any.

    Lep

    There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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      Posted: September 18, 2008, 10:12 pm - IP Logged

      <Moved to Jackpot Games forum>

      Please post in the appropriate forum ... thank you.

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        Posted: September 18, 2008, 11:48 pm - IP Logged

        Considering the high odds Megamillions hasn't had a really large jackpot since Febuary. I think the only large jackpot left this year will be the Euromillions bouns drawing on 9.26.08. After that I doubt any pot will break $170 million in cash until next year.

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          Posted: September 19, 2008, 9:31 am - IP Logged

          Powerbally is only 2 no-winner draws away from 170 million...

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            Posted: September 19, 2008, 3:05 pm - IP Logged

            Powerbally is only 2 no-winner draws away from 170 million...

            I believe dvdiva is talking about actuall cash value and not the annuity value.  Right now the cash option is 78 million dollars. 

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