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These odds are killing me!! I demand another Mega jackpot game!!

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Posted: October 14, 2009, 2:21 am - IP Logged

More and More states are adding Powerball and Mega Millions to their list of games.  The odds are going to be higher and our hopes will be ruined.  The US needs a 3rd Jackpot game!!!!  Powerball's odds are already too dang high and the Mega Millions is getting there!!

 

HELP!!!

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    Posted: October 14, 2009, 2:29 am - IP Logged

    More and More states are adding Powerball and Mega Millions to their list of games.  The odds are going to be higher and our hopes will be ruined.  The US needs a 3rd Jackpot game!!!!  Powerball's odds are already too dang high and the Mega Millions is getting there!!

     

    HELP!!!

    I agree. Make it available in every state that has a lottery.

    I'll go a step further too... Make it a daily game - a jackpot game that's played every day of the week.


                                                 
                         
                                             

     

     

     

     

                                                                                                       

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      Posted: October 14, 2009, 12:15 pm - IP Logged

      how about a 6/45 game but the balls must be in drawn order, make it 10c a game and u need to buy 10 games to play. for extra u can combo up your 6 numbers to any ordr instead.

       

      that should provide many jackpots, and could be drawn daily without going off. for a loooooooong time.

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        RJOh's avatar - chipmunk
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        Posted: October 14, 2009, 12:25 pm - IP Logged

        Most states add PowerBall and MegaMillions to draw folks in to look at their local daily games like Pick3, Pick4 and Pick5 with better odds and smaller prizes.  The choices are there for those folks who want better odds if they're willing to play for smaller prizes.

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          Posted: October 14, 2009, 12:42 pm - IP Logged

          <Moved to Jackpot Games forum>

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

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            Posted: October 14, 2009, 2:15 pm - IP Logged

            how about a 6/45 game but the balls must be in drawn order, make it 10c a game and u need to buy 10 games to play. for extra u can combo up your 6 numbers to any ordr instead.

             

            that should provide many jackpots, and could be drawn daily without going off. for a loooooooong time.

            A 6/45 game gives you a 1 in 8,145,070 chance.  However you want a 6/45 game that can only be won in the same order of the draw.  Do you know exactly what those odds would be?  They would be pretty high wouldn't it?  wouldn't each set of 6 numbers have about 36 different ways to play (box) them?

             

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              Posted: October 14, 2009, 2:39 pm - IP Logged

              A 6/45 game gives you a 1 in 8,145,070 chance.  However you want a 6/45 game that can only be won in the same order of the draw.  Do you know exactly what those odds would be?  They would be pretty high wouldn't it?  wouldn't each set of 6 numbers have about 36 different ways to play (box) them?

               

              There are 720 ways to arrange any 6 objects.

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                Posted: October 14, 2009, 4:34 pm - IP Logged

                There are 720 ways to arrange any 6 objects.

                Thanks Time*treat.

                 

                So am I wrong in saying that th odds would be astronomical based on that bases that they are talking about?  Win only if you match in drawn order

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                  Posted: October 14, 2009, 4:44 pm - IP Logged

                  Yes the odds are incredibly high for these JACKPOT games but you gotta find a way too bend the odds in your favor that's the only way too play these games use your noggin to find a strategy that increases your chances of winning.There are plenty of tools out there too help you do it use these tools along with intelligence and know how too come up with something.I'm currently working on a strategy for the Powerball because wheeling and filtering just wasn't working too expensive!!!

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                    Posted: October 14, 2009, 6:25 pm - IP Logged

                    Thanks Time*treat.

                     

                    So am I wrong in saying that th odds would be astronomical based on that bases that they are talking about?  Win only if you match in drawn order

                    @fja: You're right that a 6/45 game would be a hard game to win (especially if it had to be exact-order). It's just that the odds are even worse than you thought. Eek

                    We had a six-ball game called red-white-blue; two numbers were drawn from balls (numbered 0 to 9) of each of the three colors (can't recall if it was three machines or six). To win, you had to have the right numbers on the right colors - so if you played red #1 and they pulled blue #1, that wasn't a winning match. 

                    That game didn't last very long.
                    45 choose 6 = 8,145,060 * exact order (720) = 5,864,443,200 ~ 5.86 BillionThud

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                      Posted: October 16, 2009, 8:09 pm - IP Logged

                      how about a 6/45 game but the balls must be in drawn order, make it 10c a game and u need to buy 10 games to play. for extra u can combo up your 6 numbers to any ordr instead.

                       

                      that should provide many jackpots, and could be drawn daily without going off. for a loooooooong time.

                      Wow, what would the odds be to get all 6 in order

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                        Posted: October 16, 2009, 8:16 pm - IP Logged

                        Yes the odds are incredibly high for these JACKPOT games but you gotta find a way too bend the odds in your favor that's the only way too play these games use your noggin to find a strategy that increases your chances of winning.There are plenty of tools out there too help you do it use these tools along with intelligence and know how too come up with something.I'm currently working on a strategy for the Powerball because wheeling and filtering just wasn't working too expensive!!!

                        The truth of it all is their really isn't a strategy to win a jackpot game, If so of all the People on LP with all of these strategy how many ever won. and were talking of over a Million Dollar$ worth of picks each and every Drawing,

                         

                          I do believe you can cut ODDS on p3 and p4

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                          Posted: October 17, 2009, 1:19 am - IP Logged

                          Wow, what would the odds be to get all 6 in order

                          Yeah, wouldn't it be nice if somebody took the time to treat us to the answer?

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                            Posted: October 17, 2009, 1:42 am - IP Logged

                            Yeah, wouldn't it be nice if somebody took the time to treat us to the answer?

                            I see what you did there.  Big Grin

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                              Posted: October 17, 2009, 10:52 am - IP Logged

                              The truth of it all is their really isn't a strategy to win a jackpot game, If so of all the People on LP with all of these strategy how many ever won. and were talking of over a Million Dollar$ worth of picks each and every Drawing,

                               

                                I do believe you can cut ODDS on p3 and p4

                              Having a strategy to win a jackpot game is no guarantee that you will win a jackpot.  Just buying a ticket to have a chance of winning is a strategy.

                               * you don't need to buy more tickets, just buy a winning ticket * 
                                 
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