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Do you tip when you win? Who? How much? Why do you tip?

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Posted: December 16, 2009, 7:39 am - IP Logged

Do you tip when you win? 

Who do you tip?  How much? 

Why do you tip?  Which games?

Anytime or just during the holidays?

Thanks for your advice and comments! Coffee

 

 

 

 

there would only be two reasons for me two do this.

#1 - i get a powerball quick pick with powerplay option and hit 4 + 1 or higher

#2 - the cashier gets me to buy a scratch off ticket and I win $500 +

on reason # 1 - I might go back in and tip the cashier $500 if I won $20,000 or more or powerball

on reason # 2 - no more than $25 if the ticket was under $1000... $5000 or more I might tip $100

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    Posted: December 16, 2009, 9:31 am - IP Logged

    last dec. i hit 861 str. and 2way ,$791 just before xmas. the clerk not only would'nt put is phone down , he didn't say a word just gave me my money. i still gave him $20 bucks...later i felt he didn't deserve it . never again . anyway ..i gave my mom $100 to go to the casino and she hit for 8k,she gave all 6 of us kids and all of our spouses $300 each. moms are great! if you spread the right stuff around it will come back. good luck to all!

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      I used to tip between $10 and $20 but I stopped because a clerk told me that I was  8 cents short for an item and I had always given her tips before . In fact , I had just tipped her a 20 three days before this and yes I was a frequent customer tthat often talked to her.

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        Posted: December 16, 2009, 11:13 am - IP Logged

        I buy them from a machine, self-service, so I'll tip myself. :D

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          Posted: December 17, 2009, 12:40 am - IP Logged

          there would only be two reasons for me two do this.

          #1 - i get a powerball quick pick with powerplay option and hit 4 + 1 or higher

          #2 - the cashier gets me to buy a scratch off ticket and I win $500 +

          on reason # 1 - I might go back in and tip the cashier $500 if I won $20,000 or more or powerball

          on reason # 2 - no more than $25 if the ticket was under $1000... $5000 or more I might tip $100

          If you win big at the Lottery Station they are going to get pay too, the same as you. Whenever someone wins big they get a commission. If it is just someone that I play with everyday, I might give them a tip, I have several times. Only thing is I never won a lot of money. the most I won was $800.00 I am still waiting!!!

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            Posted: December 17, 2009, 1:07 am - IP Logged

            tip them on a scratch off, or pick 3 or 4...i think not, if they didnt give me the winning numbers then why? plus where were they when we spent money in the past and lost, why should i tip on a win they were no part of?  a jackpot then yes, just for the sake of pure excitement, :-)

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              Posted: December 17, 2009, 6:30 am - IP Logged

              I used to tip between $10 and $20 but I stopped because a clerk told me that I was  8 cents short for an item and I had always given her tips before . In fact , I had just tipped her a 20 three days before this and yes I was a frequent customer tthat often talked to her.

              What a louse! The next time you win be sure to cash in while she's there, and give her NOTHING!

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                Posted: December 17, 2009, 1:33 pm - IP Logged

                This thread is becoming quite entertaining.

                I wonder, if the shoe was on the other foot, so to speak, if roles were reversed, how many here would be saying something like,

                "That cheap b******! He asked me what scratchers were hitting and I told him, twice this week he won $200 on a $1 scratcher and never even gave me a dime!"

                Having worked in casinos, I actually saw things like this;

                Dealer, on a game:

                "The guy's a stiff. He was in $40, colored out for $600, and gave us $20, big deal."

                SAME DEALERl;

                "I went out and made a lay down last night. I had the boys on a Yo for $1 and on the line for $1"

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

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                  Posted: December 19, 2009, 6:24 am - IP Logged

                  I live in and work in a small town , so i have "tipped" for winning

                   20.00 for 500.00 win ..100.00 for a 5000.00... .. i mean some one has to share the fun also ...Cheers

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                    Posted: December 19, 2009, 8:29 am - IP Logged

                    It is my policy to give 1% on a significant win, although I often give more.

                    I gave $100 on a $10K win.

                    I gave $60 on a $1590 win.

                    Although I did give $50 on a $500 win and gave my wife half of the win. So it didn't leave me with much. I'm  not playing for $500 anyway, I want millions. :-)

                    About 90% of my 10K win went into my wife's bank account. But it went mostly for household stuff, wasn't wasted.  I have a great wife.

                    Imagine what 1% of a MM jackpot would be! That would make for one happy store clerk! 

                    However, WHEN I win Tuesdays jackpot,  90% is going into a foundation, so my share will be 7.3 mil, so the clerk will get $73,000. Still a nice payday!

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                      Posted: December 19, 2009, 9:12 am - IP Logged

                      Depends on the win relative to the buy in.

                      Usually, if I win $20 or more on a $1 ticket I'll give the clerk who sold it to me a dollar or two or a five. I've has clerks refuse it and say hey can't take it, yet other clerks in the same store did.

                      If I win $290 on a Pick 3 I give them a $20.

                      That's about as good as it has gotten so far, except for one night on Powerball- I played the same ticket I played again for the clerk. It hit 4 + 0 and paid $110. 

                      Why? I used to be in the casino business, and for luck.

                      Wow Coin!

                      I think that is a nice thing to do.  I have never thought to give the clerk a tip from my winnings- cause I guess I look at it like there was no real "service" involved.  Them just doing their jobs.  But I do tip (generously) to food servicers and such.  But you want to hear (read) something?    On the rare occasions that I win big ($50 or more)  I do tithe  10% of it to give the Lord his cut.  And no that's not a joke its just something I do.  when I win,  I will  donate BIG- like a shelter or something.  There is no better feeling than doing something for someone especially anonymously,  like youre making a  tiny  difference...no better feeling.

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                        Posted: December 20, 2009, 8:25 pm - IP Logged

                        Many of these people I see every day and although I don't get real chummy with them, we do know each other on a first name basis. Many of them I have known for over 10 years. Sometimes they get a bunch of crap from the public for little pay. Sometimes I tip them without a win.

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                          Posted: December 20, 2009, 10:36 pm - IP Logged

                          Never, I buy my tickets at a gas station where I'm usually getting a $50+ fill-up in addition to spending $10-$20 for lottery tickets.  I don't tip when I go to Wal-Mart and spend $70, why would I do it there?

                          I Agree!

                          Only if a clerk advises me to buy a ticket and it happens to be pretty big will I tip.  I've had clerks give me the wrong advice because they want to buy the ticket for themselves.  A lot of clerks keep up with which stack is a winner and which is eating up the money (regarding scratch-offs).

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                            Posted: December 24, 2009, 3:08 pm - IP Logged

                            Do you tip when you win? 

                            Who do you tip?  How much? 

                            Why do you tip?  Which games?

                            Anytime or just during the holidays?

                            Thanks for your advice and comments! Coffee

                             

                             

                             

                             

                            I've put a five into a Salvation Army tea kettle for luck before.   The retailer gets a percentage from the lottery commission when you win big and the lotteries are about the most profitable product they sell so there's really no need to tip.    They're already glad to be selling the tickets.

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                              I've put a five into a Salvation Army tea kettle for luck before.   The retailer gets a percentage from the lottery commission when you win big and the lotteries are about the most profitable product they sell so there's really no need to tip.    They're already glad to be selling the tickets.

                              It's true that the retailer gets a bonus for selling a big winner, but unless the retailer is really generous the clerks get dreck.

                              Re: Salvation Army, every day I see people who have just played lotto drop something in the kettle whil most other folks pass right on by. Says something.

                              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.