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Sweet Million or MM or PB?

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Posted: March 31, 2013, 7:13 pm - IP Logged

I'm in NY state and have option to play sweet million. If I want to play for a shot at 1 million ( due to relatively low odds as the draw is from the less overall numbers), would you play a Sweet million or PB or MM?

Mega million and PB you have to hit 5 numbers from set of 60 I believe, where as in Sweet Million, you have to hit 6 numbers out of 40.

My preference is towards less odds (higher probability) of winning 1 million as opposed to gigantic prize.

 

1 million is good enough for me!!!

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    Posted: March 31, 2013, 7:21 pm - IP Logged

    i would play all Smiley

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      Posted: March 31, 2013, 7:27 pm - IP Logged

      Depends on your budget, if you can afford to play all three then go for it if not play the game with the better odds Sweet Millions.

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        Posted: March 31, 2013, 7:32 pm - IP Logged

        I'm in NY state and have option to play sweet million. If I want to play for a shot at 1 million ( due to relatively low odds as the draw is from the less overall numbers), would you play a Sweet million or PB or MM?

        Mega million and PB you have to hit 5 numbers from set of 60 I believe, where as in Sweet Million, you have to hit 6 numbers out of 40.

        My preference is towards less odds (higher probability) of winning 1 million as opposed to gigantic prize.

         

        1 million is good enough for me!!!

        I have a similar choice in Ohio with Classic Lotto.  PB is at $40M/$25.1 and MM is at $34M/$25.1 with 175M to 1 odds and CL is at $31.8M/$15.9 with 14M to 1 odds.

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          Posted: March 31, 2013, 8:22 pm - IP Logged

          I'm in NY state and have option to play sweet million. If I want to play for a shot at 1 million ( due to relatively low odds as the draw is from the less overall numbers), would you play a Sweet million or PB or MM?

          Mega million and PB you have to hit 5 numbers from set of 60 I believe, where as in Sweet Million, you have to hit 6 numbers out of 40.

          My preference is towards less odds (higher probability) of winning 1 million as opposed to gigantic prize.

           

          1 million is good enough for me!!!

          Yeah go for it...oh wait how much are the tickets??

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            Posted: April 1, 2013, 12:56 am - IP Logged

            A 6/40 game is certainly going to be more likely for you to to hit than a 5/59 + 1 or a 5/56 + 1 game, but that being the case, is the average hit on Sweet Million a solo winner or is it usually split?

            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: April 1, 2013, 4:24 am - IP Logged

              A 6/40 game is certainly going to be more likely for you to to hit than a 5/59 + 1 or a 5/56 + 1 game, but that being the case, is the average hit on Sweet Million a solo winner or is it usually split?

              Sweet Million is fairly unique for a jackpot game in that the top prize is NOT split.  That is, if multiple people win, they each walk away with a million dollars.  There is a limit, though; I think it goes pari-mutuel if there are more than 5 jackpot winners for a single draw.  However, that "problem" has never surfaced; I believe the most they've had at once is two winners.

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                Posted: April 1, 2013, 12:36 pm - IP Logged

                If I was in the US I would just take a stab at PB and MM, I don't like to spend too much.  I would still wait for both of them to be up to 100M each due to taxes in the states.

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                  Posted: April 1, 2013, 5:05 pm - IP Logged

                  mediabrat,

                  Thanks for the info. That is unique!

                  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: April 1, 2013, 6:29 pm - IP Logged

                    mediabrat,

                    Thanks for the info. That is unique!

                    What's even more unique about it is this; Of the two drawings when there were multiple top prize Sweet Million winners, in one of those drawings, one player played the same line TWICE, and therefore won 2 million dollars.  Funny thing is, they bought one ticket in one store, and a second ticket in a different store located on the very same street.  Even though it happened about 50 miles from the town I live in, I've never been able to find out if the person did that on purpose, or if it was simply a very fortunate accident. (meaning they accidentally used the same playslip in two different stores.)

                    I'm in the "it was done on purpose" camp.  And I learned from it too. In the time since it happened, I've played the same line twice on one playslip on more than one occasion.  That makes one line kind of expensive, but no more so than a one line PB ticket.  And it could be done up to 5 times on one playslip, therefore the player could win 5 million dollars.

                    About playing the lottery --  You will lose more than you win. Until you hit a jackpot.  Then everything changes!