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Posted: December 14, 2012, 11:45 pm - IP Logged

Wanna test your lottery knowledge against your fellow LP members?? I'll start us off....I'll ask a question and who ever answers it correctly then that person asks a question...Ready....ok

1. What state had the first legal lottery and what year?

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    New Hampshire, 1964.

    What was Powerball first known as?

    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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      Lotto*America.

      Pass.

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        What was Mega Millions first known as?

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          What was Mega Millions first known as?

          The big Game??......What percentage of lottery winners go broke within 5 years?.........

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            The big Game??......What percentage of lottery winners go broke within 5 years?.........

            33% go broke w/in 5 yrs.

            what year did CA. start their lottery ?

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

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              33% go broke w/in 5 yrs.

              what year did CA. start their lottery ?

              November 6, 1984.

               

              How many winners,or rather how many tickets have won the Power Ball JACKPOT in Florida?

              *Obviously I say Tickets because one ticket can mean 28 individual beings*

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                4, According to Powerball.us

                What state has had the most PB jackpot winners?

                (This may be a surprise to some here)

                Wink

                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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                  4, According to Powerball.us

                  What state has had the most PB jackpot winners?

                  (This may be a surprise to some here)

                  Wink

                   Its Indiana, no?

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                     Its Indiana, no?

                    Indiana it is w/ 19,

                    Jersey is way below w/2

                     

                    When was Jersey's 1st ticket sold and who bought it ?  hint: person of power.

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

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                      Indiana it is w/ 19,

                      Jersey is way below w/2

                       

                      When was Jersey's 1st ticket sold and who bought it ?  hint: person of power.

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                        Posted: December 17, 2012, 1:58 pm - IP Logged

                        Wanna test your lottery knowledge against your fellow LP members?? I'll start us off....I'll ask a question and who ever answers it correctly then that person asks a question...Ready....ok

                        1. What state had the first legal lottery and what year?

                        Lame game

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                          Lame game

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                          Well don't post then......Just keep your fingers to yourself.....LOL


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                            Indiana it is w/ 19,

                            Jersey is way below w/2

                             

                            When was Jersey's 1st ticket sold and who bought it ?  hint: person of power.

                            Gov. W.T Cahill.......Dec.16. 1970...

                            When did South Carolina get the lottery and what is it's largest jackpot won since it's establishment.......


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                              Posted: December 17, 2012, 4:03 pm - IP Logged

                              New Hampshire, 1964.

                              What was Powerball first known as?

                              I bore witness to that historical occasion.

                              There was a strange eerie glow around the first lottery headquarters in Concord, NH.