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New Jersey snatches the Powerball Jackpot at 40million! Lol

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Posted: March 26, 2015, 1:04 am - IP Logged

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    How do people keep winning this <snip>???

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      Posted: March 26, 2015, 1:52 am - IP Logged

      This is why i always get a ticket.

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        Posted: March 26, 2015, 3:12 am - IP Logged

        I love this game even tho I haven't won anything back this entire year, all I takes is one good hit

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          How do people keep winning this <snip>???

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          They Buy a Ticket!

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            They Buy a Ticket!

            Took the words right out of my keyboard Raven!

            CAN'T WIN IF YOU'RE NOT IN

            A DOLLAR AND A DREAM (OR $2)

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              <snip>, the states are losing money on Powerball!  Last Saturday's win in Tennessee was underfunded by $17 million, and last night's win was underfunded by $19 million!  In fact, they paid out more money to the jackpot winner than they made in sales!!  Three more guaranteed jackpot hits in a row, and PB is out of business!

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                Posted: March 26, 2015, 7:56 am - IP Logged

                This gives them reason to change the game or was it planned that way?

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                  I knew from the very beginning when they went to $2, this current format was a gamble.  After all, it usually takes seven draws without a winner for the jackpot to be fully funded under the new minimum jackpot rules.   The jackpots could have opened at $30 million (still with $10 million minimum increases), and the last two jackpot wins STILL would have been underfunded!

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                    Posted: March 26, 2015, 8:01 am - IP Logged

                    This gives them reason to change the game or was it planned that way?

                    It was planned that way! They call it Social Engineering!

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                      Posted: March 26, 2015, 8:02 am - IP Logged

                      True about the social engineering bit - PB has to let a couple of players win minimum jackpots so that people won't think it's rigged that you can't win a jackpot under $100 million LOL!

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                        Posted: March 26, 2015, 8:06 am - IP Logged

                        True about the social engineering bit - PB has to let a couple of players win minimum jackpots so that people won't think it's rigged that you can't win a jackpot under $100 million LOL!

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                          Posted: March 26, 2015, 8:11 am - IP Logged

                          True about the social engineering bit - PB has to let a couple of players win minimum jackpots so that people won't think it's rigged that you can't win a jackpot under $100 million LOL!

                          I think having a winner at the lowest jackpot amount just shows the random nature a lottery game. Like another poster said above, that's why I always buy a ticket. It's $2.

                          As far as being underfunded, I don't care. I can't control that. I can control being in the game. If I am lucky enough to win even the lowest jackpot, I can live out the rest of my life in luxurious retirement. That's worth $2 to me. I don't care if it's won every drawing.

                          CAN'T WIN IF YOU'RE NOT IN

                          A DOLLAR AND A DREAM (OR $2)

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                            Posted: March 26, 2015, 8:15 am - IP Logged

                            I am surprised the usual ones aren't having a fit about some of the posts here.  Must be because I didn't post it.  Double standards are definitely in play here.

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                              Posted: March 26, 2015, 8:25 am - IP Logged

                              I think having a winner at the lowest jackpot amount just shows the random nature a lottery game. Like another poster said above, that's why I always buy a ticket. It's $2.

                              As far as being underfunded, I don't care. I can't control that. I can control being in the game. If I am lucky enough to win even the lowest jackpot, I can live out the rest of my life in luxurious retirement. That's worth $2 to me. I don't care if it's won every drawing.

                              True $26.8 million cash (before taxes) is $26.8 million.  HOWEVER, if PB goes out of business, then nobody can win, and unless you were one of the prior winners...

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