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Would you support Powerball ticket cost to increase to $3 dollars?

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Posted: September 14, 2015, 5:53 pm - IP Logged

I think that instead of decreasing the odds of winning to 1 in 292M they just should have increased the ticket price to $3 dollars and increase the odds of winning. I would buy more Powerball tickets than. Would you do the same?

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    Posted: September 14, 2015, 5:57 pm - IP Logged

    For me, no, it is hard enough to support PB at the 2.00 price per play.

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      Posted: September 14, 2015, 6:03 pm - IP Logged

      Type  I'd quit playing all together ...... no lottery ticket is worth more then a buck or two

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        Posted: September 14, 2015, 6:08 pm - IP Logged

        I Agree!

        And Amen !

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          Posted: September 14, 2015, 6:25 pm - IP Logged

          No way!

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            Posted: September 14, 2015, 7:54 pm - IP Logged

            I would pay more for tickets like $3 for powerball and another $1 for powerplay because I don't play but one line for powerball any ways.  So I would be willing to spend the extra money since I only buy one line of ticket.  Saying that though I hardly win in a years time I might have less than 6 wins from powerball so the majority of the time my tickets loss.  So it is not a money making decision to buy just one line but I usually like to keep my powerball money spent under $100 a month.  So if I spent $5 a draw it still gives me money to play mega millions too.-weshar75

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              Posted: September 14, 2015, 9:19 pm - IP Logged

              I think that instead of decreasing the odds of winning to 1 in 292M they just should have increased the ticket price to $3 dollars and increase the odds of winning. I would buy more Powerball tickets than. Would you do the same?

              How is going from 175M to 292M a decrease in odds?

              It's also interesting that two of our self proclaimed lotto experts didn't spot it.

              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: September 15, 2015, 12:33 am - IP Logged

                How is going from 175M to 292M a decrease in odds?

                It's also interesting that two of our self proclaimed lotto experts didn't spot it.

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                  Posted: September 15, 2015, 4:12 am - IP Logged

                  3$ per ticket = no.  higher odds of winning = still not playing for 3$ a pop.

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                    Posted: September 15, 2015, 9:51 am - IP Logged

                    No

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                      Posted: September 15, 2015, 10:20 am - IP Logged

                      Go right ahead.

                      We don't play it at $2.00 now.

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                        Posted: September 15, 2015, 10:22 am - IP Logged

                        I hate PB.....unless the JP is up my desire to grab one ticket is way down.

                        $3 a ticket is too much. 175m or 292m odds is crazy. If you gotta play to win,

                        I'm playing something else.

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                          Posted: September 15, 2015, 10:55 am - IP Logged

                          I would pay more for tickets like $3 for powerball and another $1 for powerplay because I don't play but one line for powerball any ways.  So I would be willing to spend the extra money since I only buy one line of ticket.  Saying that though I hardly win in a years time I might have less than 6 wins from powerball so the majority of the time my tickets loss.  So it is not a money making decision to buy just one line but I usually like to keep my powerball money spent under $100 a month.  So if I spent $5 a draw it still gives me money to play mega millions too.-weshar75

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                          Just curious, if you're willing to pay $4 for one ticket, why wouldn't you be playing 2 tickets for $4 now to double your chances of winning?

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                            Posted: September 15, 2015, 11:02 am - IP Logged

                            if $3 is good, why not bite the bullet , and go str8 to $5 a ticket,  thaat would be great!  maybe someone could win before the sun goes out.

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                              Posted: September 15, 2015, 11:28 am - IP Logged

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