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Buy lottery tickets from same location or different everytime?

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Posted: May 1, 2014, 8:37 pm - IP Logged

I wouldn't say I buy at random places, I would say that I buy different places regularly. Whenever I'm out of town or something like I'll pick up a few tickets but its not like I make a habit of going to random places. Mostly just places I'm near on a regular basis.

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    Delaware
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    Posted: May 9, 2014, 3:24 am - IP Logged

    Same store since I play my own numbers so doesn't really matter.

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      Posted: May 9, 2014, 7:24 am - IP Logged

      Couple of places locally. one more than the others. When out of town I will stop at a small place that I am sure could use the money to fix the place up or share with employees.

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        Posted: May 10, 2014, 9:12 am - IP Logged

        I use to only play at 7-11 . A friend suggested playing at Liquor stores and small markets. We were playing at half  a dozen liquor stores in the area. Mostly replays.  We had better luck at 7-11. If we are on the road we will stop at a gas station or 7-11. I think we all have our lucky spots.

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          Posted: May 12, 2014, 7:26 pm - IP Logged

          There's 5 locations I buy from depending on where I am and what I'm doing. Sometimes I buy from other places, but for the most part, from this small group. I also use a lottery vending machine sometimes.

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            Posted: May 12, 2014, 9:01 pm - IP Logged

            Different stores.. variety is the spice of life..

            I Agree!

            Still use different stores.................but, when GPS came into my life>>>>>>>WOW>>>>Psyko could keep

            track of where D variety.................EXIST>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

            Yes, it was easy 2 keep stats on locations that had good HIT'$$$$$$$$$$$$$good traffic>>>>>>>>>>>

            good algorithm on D QUICKTRIX>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>$$$$$$$$$$$$ MACHINE'$>>>>>>>>>>!!!

                                                      BUT, today it doesn't MATTER

            BUTT, and their is always a BUT out DARE somewhere!!

            the algorithm @ all locations R now dumbed <DOWN<!

                                             Thinking of...

            can anyone ADD 2UR quickpick experience>>>!!!!!!!!!!

                                       ????????????????

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              Posted: May 12, 2014, 11:28 pm - IP Logged

              I buy most of my tickets from 2 places, near my home or near my work place. Occasionally when I am out of town I will play there just to see is Miss Fortune is asleep or Lady Luck happened to be visiting that town that day. We have plenty of convenient stores all over in MA.

              MGM:

              2 places near home>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

              R near my home or near my UR workplace!

              MGM>>>>>>>>>>>Psyko don't know if U play jackpot R what????????????games U play????

              but, if U play jackpot game would like 2 know U feel UR wins have done over D last-5-YEAR's?!

              QUICK Pick or U pick UR own number'################$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$!

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                Posted: May 13, 2014, 12:02 am - IP Logged

                As I've said, I normally buy mine at the same place, but earlier today I was filling up w/ gas and got my tickets for the next PB, MM and Texas lotteries. Hope it changes my luck.

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                  Posted: May 13, 2014, 12:24 am - IP Logged

                  usually at the same 7-11.  For some reason I feel when I win the ticket will come from the 7-11.

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                    Posted: May 14, 2014, 11:05 pm - IP Logged

                    l wonder why Californians can place a bet for MM up to 7:45pm on a Tuesday- yet the cut-off time to place a bet for PB is 7.00pm on Wednesdays?

                    Do any other States follow this routine- just asking?

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                      Posted: May 31, 2014, 8:51 am - IP Logged

                       For me it's always buy from different locations if you have multiple retailers in your area. The logic in this is similar to the analogy of lightning striking twice in the same place. That may be a poor comparison but that's just my opinion. 

                      It can and does happen that there have been multiple winners at the same location, but always amazed to see that there was a winning ticket in one of the varied locations that are used to purchase tickets. 

                      Instant Scratch Off tickets winners, however, seem to pop up a lot at certain retailers.   

                      How's that expression go, "Location,location, location" , to use  the real estate parlance. 

                      See Ya!

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                        Posted: May 31, 2014, 9:03 pm - IP Logged

                        Do you buy lottery tickets from same location or different everytime?

                        When I was in Tampa, I used to only buy from Sweet Bay, since that was the only place I ever won any money. But since moving to GA, it's wherever is convenient since I haven't been lucky anywhere since I got here. I know logically, it's random, so no one store is luckier than another, but hey, this is gambling and gambling on the lottery doesn't make much sense to begin with so...I go with where disappoints me the least.

                        I might wake up early and go running.  I might also wake up and win the lottery.

                        The odds are about the same.