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Posted: April 6, 2012, 8:37 pm - IP Logged

Sorry, probably a dumb question but I want to be 100% sure instead of 99%.

If I play the same 5 white ball numbers multiple times on Mega Millions and hit all five but miss the megaball, do I win $250,00.00 or $250,000.00 times the number of times I played the same white balls on a ticket?

And is the same true for Power Ball, except it would be 1 mil per play, of course.

I know you win multiple times on the smaller winnings, but again, just checking before I win...lol

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    Posted: April 6, 2012, 9:01 pm - IP Logged

    Sorry, probably a dumb question but I want to be 100% sure instead of 99%.

    If I play the same 5 white ball numbers multiple times on Mega Millions and hit all five but miss the megaball, do I win $250,00.00 or $250,000.00 times the number of times I played the same white balls on a ticket?

    And is the same true for Power Ball, except it would be 1 mil per play, of course.

    I know you win multiple times on the smaller winnings, but again, just checking before I win...lol

    only dumb question is one not asked and I think 5 whites R $ 250k

    welcome to the LP .... just remember we reserve the right to pick on newbies

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      Posted: April 6, 2012, 9:10 pm - IP Logged

      Sorry, probably a dumb question but I want to be 100% sure instead of 99%.

      If I play the same 5 white ball numbers multiple times on Mega Millions and hit all five but miss the megaball, do I win $250,00.00 or $250,000.00 times the number of times I played the same white balls on a ticket?

      And is the same true for Power Ball, except it would be 1 mil per play, of course.

      I know you win multiple times on the smaller winnings, but again, just checking before I win...lol

      You should get the $250K for each line that has the matching 5 white balls.

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        Posted: April 6, 2012, 9:36 pm - IP Logged

        Sorry, probably a dumb question but I want to be 100% sure instead of 99%.

        If I play the same 5 white ball numbers multiple times on Mega Millions and hit all five but miss the megaball, do I win $250,00.00 or $250,000.00 times the number of times I played the same white balls on a ticket?

        And is the same true for Power Ball, except it would be 1 mil per play, of course.

        I know you win multiple times on the smaller winnings, but again, just checking before I win...lol

        My high school geometry teacher once told me "There are no dumb questions, only dumb students."

        Then he raised one eyebrow and stared at me for about a minute without saying a word.


                                                     
                             
                                                 

         

         

         

         

                                                                                                           

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          Posted: April 6, 2012, 10:15 pm - IP Logged

          My high school geometry teacher once told me "There are no dumb questions, only dumb students."

          Then he raised one eyebrow and stared at me for about a minute without saying a word.

          and even so i think you could shoot a good game on a green felt table, why is that ?

          Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds    -- Charles Mackay  LL.D.

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            Posted: April 6, 2012, 11:21 pm - IP Logged

            Welcome to the LP okplayer.......Thumbs Up

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              Posted: April 7, 2012, 1:37 am - IP Logged

              My high school geometry teacher once told me "There are no dumb questions, only dumb students."

              Then he raised one eyebrow and stared at me for about a minute without saying a word.

              LOL

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                Posted: April 7, 2012, 1:55 am - IP Logged

                and even so i think you could shoot a good game on a green felt table, why is that ?

                I  had  a  good  friend  one  time  that  was  a  real  good  pool  shot

                 

                He   was  so  good  that  he  thought  he  couldnt  be  beat

                 

                Then  he walked in a bar one nite  on  a  slow  nite and  only  the  owner  was  there

                 

                They  got  to  betting  on  games of pool  him and the owner

                 

                The   owner   beat  my  friend  three  games in a roll........ using only a  mop  handle  and  he  only  had  one  arm

                 

                My   friend  never  did  shoot  pool  too   much  after  that  anymore

                 

                He swore to me it was a true story.......dont  know  if  it  was  or  not.........but   it  sure  was  funny     Smile

                 

                He  passed  away  at   55........he  was  a  natural  born   comedian

                 

                I  am  sure  God  took  him..........because  He  needed  some  laughs

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                  Posted: April 7, 2012, 2:39 am - IP Logged

                  Sorry, probably a dumb question but I want to be 100% sure instead of 99%.

                  If I play the same 5 white ball numbers multiple times on Mega Millions and hit all five but miss the megaball, do I win $250,00.00 or $250,000.00 times the number of times I played the same white balls on a ticket?

                  And is the same true for Power Ball, except it would be 1 mil per play, of course.

                  I know you win multiple times on the smaller winnings, but again, just checking before I win...lol

                  Not  a   dumb   question   at   all

                   

                  You  will  win  the   250,000    for    "   each    "    separate   ticket  you  have  the   5  of  5  on

                   

                  Buy  the  megaplier  for  an   extra  dollar   (  2.00  total  )  and  hit  the  5  of  5  and  win  a  guaranteed     One  million    (  for  each  ticket  you  do  that  on )

                   

                  Same  holds    true   for   Powerball

                   

                  It  happened  recently  in  Powerball    on  multiple   tickets   by  two  veterans  if  I  remember correct

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                    Posted: April 7, 2012, 2:47 am - IP Logged

                    it depends on who wins the jackpot, whether its usuefull to have mutiple lines with the same numbers.

                    for instance if you dhared the jackpot with 3 other like the recent MM draw, and had bought 2 x the same  winning numbers , you would receive half the jackpot, while the other 2 guys would only get 1/4 eac.

                    instead of 1/3's ea if you only had 1 ticket

                    if you had bought 5 , then your share would be 5/7 and theirs 1/7 each.

                     

                    if you won the jackpot on your  own., then there would be no benefit to the multiple tickets.  excet maybe you could hand them out to loved ones, and fellow LP forum mebers. ;)

                     

                    as to you original question lol,  each line of numbers is eligble to 1 prize. you are betting on 1 set of numbers  to win for $1 , each $1 bet entitles you to 1 sshare of the winning prize.

                    so betting say $10 on the same numbers is 10x shares of any prize, jackpot, $250k whatever.

                    2014 = -1016; 2015= -1409; 2016 JAN = -106; FEB= -81; MAR= -131; APR= - 87: MAY= -91; JUN= -39; JUL=-134; AUG= -124; SEP = -123; OCT= -84  NOV=- 73 TOT= -3498

                    keno historic = -2291 ; 2015= -603; 2016= JAN=-32, FEB= +12 , MAR= -86, APR = -77. MAY= -48, JUN= -29, JUL=-71; AUG = -52; SEPT= -43; OCT = +56 NOV = -33 TOT= -3297

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                      Posted: April 7, 2012, 3:53 am - IP Logged

                      ok player-I think most of the people who answered have it correct, however I think if there are other people who also win the 250,000 second prize that you would not have to split that, I think it only applies to the jackpot, example, say you played

                      05,12,13,24,44, 28
                      and played that 3 times

                      then say the draw was

                      05,12,13,24,44, but ball was 22

                      you would win 250,000 times however many times you played it, even if other people also won that, in addition I believe you would win 1 million with pb, however lets say in the above instance that you won the jack pot but 5 other people won as well and the jackpot was 71 million, you would split that 6 ways....

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                        Posted: April 7, 2012, 8:29 am - IP Logged

                        My high school geometry teacher once told me "There are no dumb questions, only dumb students."

                        Then he raised one eyebrow and stared at me for about a minute without saying a word.

                        SmashBig Grin

                        ...so I find my lottery earnings much useful......because spendable !!ROFL

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                          Posted: April 7, 2012, 8:39 am - IP Logged

                          oh hell yeah i didnt make that clear ,

                          2014 = -1016; 2015= -1409; 2016 JAN = -106; FEB= -81; MAR= -131; APR= - 87: MAY= -91; JUN= -39; JUL=-134; AUG= -124; SEP = -123; OCT= -84  NOV=- 73 TOT= -3498

                          keno historic = -2291 ; 2015= -603; 2016= JAN=-32, FEB= +12 , MAR= -86, APR = -77. MAY= -48, JUN= -29, JUL=-71; AUG = -52; SEPT= -43; OCT = +56 NOV = -33 TOT= -3297

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                            Posted: April 7, 2012, 8:48 am - IP Logged

                            ok player-I think most of the people who answered have it correct, however I think if there are other people who also win the 250,000 second prize that you would not have to split that, I think it only applies to the jackpot, example, say you played

                            05,12,13,24,44, 28
                            and played that 3 times

                            then say the draw was

                            05,12,13,24,44, but ball was 22

                            you would win 250,000 times however many times you played it, even if other people also won that, in addition I believe you would win 1 million with pb, however lets say in the above instance that you won the jack pot but 5 other people won as well and the jackpot was 71 million, you would split that 6 ways....

                            lol  we are  both messing up a little.

                             

                            i dont see how hew would win 1 mill with power ball if his was 28 and the drawn pb was 22.

                            then you say

                            however lets say in the above instance that you won the jack pot but 5 other people won as well and the jackpot was 71 million, you would split that 6 ways....


                            i assume you mean he had entered the 3 tickets with 28 as pb, and 28 was also drawn meaning he had 3 winning lines .  the share with 5 other people would mean 8 shares, 3 /8 to you and 1/8 for the other 5 guys

                             

                            i think the term for this sort of payout is pari mutuel, and the jackpot is pari mutial, ie split amongst winners, and the rest of the prizes are not, ie ea winner gets that amount. like just the powerball = $4 or what ever. it aint split between 200 000 players

                            2014 = -1016; 2015= -1409; 2016 JAN = -106; FEB= -81; MAR= -131; APR= - 87: MAY= -91; JUN= -39; JUL=-134; AUG= -124; SEP = -123; OCT= -84  NOV=- 73 TOT= -3498

                            keno historic = -2291 ; 2015= -603; 2016= JAN=-32, FEB= +12 , MAR= -86, APR = -77. MAY= -48, JUN= -29, JUL=-71; AUG = -52; SEPT= -43; OCT = +56 NOV = -33 TOT= -3297

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                              Posted: April 7, 2012, 10:49 am - IP Logged

                              My high school geometry teacher once told me "There are no dumb questions, only dumb students."

                              Then he raised one eyebrow and stared at me for about a minute without saying a word.

                              I thought that you were the lottery post wizard. Aren't you?

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