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What Are The Chances?

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LottoMomma's avatar - strawberry
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Posted: January 25, 2014, 2:30 am - IP Logged

You know I read the article about the little guy who lived in the assisted living home that had won the lottery from a scratch off ticket, from a game he played and chased til he won.. think it was some ticket where you win so much for life and he took the cash option.

What do you think the chances are?  He bought only that game, all the time from the same store (so they said) for months I think it was, til he won the jackpot ticket... what's the chance that that store would end up with the winning jackpot ticket and he got it.. after months there had to be several different rolls ya think?  Finally he got the winning ticket off one of those rolls?   What are the odds.. think he was destined to win or what?

Think that could happen to one of us if we persued it like that?? 

 

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    Posted: January 25, 2014, 2:36 am - IP Logged

    You know I read the article about the little guy who lived in the assisted living home that had won the lottery from a scratch off ticket, from a game he played and chased til he won.. think it was some ticket where you win so much for life and he took the cash option.

    What do you think the chances are?  He bought only that game, all the time from the same store (so they said) for months I think it was, til he won the jackpot ticket... what's the chance that that store would end up with the winning jackpot ticket and he got it.. after months there had to be several different rolls ya think?  Finally he got the winning ticket off one of those rolls?   What are the odds.. think he was destined to win or what?

    Think that could happen to one of us if we persued it like that?? 

     

    LottoMomma

    What a drama Queen.Green laugh

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      Posted: January 25, 2014, 2:38 am - IP Logged

      Probably not, but you never know.  Even though he played a lot, he got very lucky.

      In California, the odds of winning the $1 Lucky for Life, with very similar top prize is 1 in 6,000,000.  Those tickets are top heavy too, so your return will not be as good as other games in their respective $ category.

        LottoMomma's avatar - strawberry
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        Posted: January 25, 2014, 2:42 am - IP Logged

        WOW.. I like that.. I never been called a DRAMA QUEEN before!

         

        LMHurray!


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          Posted: January 25, 2014, 2:56 am - IP Logged

          WOW.. I like that.. I never been called a DRAMA QUEEN before!

           

          LMHurray!

          Didn't mean to make you feel bad. My bad.

            LottoMomma's avatar - strawberry
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            Posted: January 25, 2014, 3:04 am - IP Logged

            You didn't.. all if fair in LOVE and WAR! LOL

            I am just tickled I finally got someone sparring with me!

             

            LM

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              Posted: January 25, 2014, 3:06 am - IP Logged

              OMG.. I can't tell you how much I chased that "CASH FOR LIFE" in Michigan.. and never won more than $20 I don't think.. you're right I hear those "lifetime win" tickets have alot lower payouts then your other scratchers.

               

              LM

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                Posted: January 25, 2014, 9:52 am - IP Logged

                "from a game he played and chased til he won.. think it was some ticket where you win so much for life and he took the cash option."

                There are plenty of people who do what that guy from FL who won L4L did and have never won anything worth speaking about. You have to remember that only the exceptions become news. Even something as simple as chasing a pick 3 number 582 boxed can be very trying. Patience & luck Thumbs Up

                That money's gone fo ever