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What Happens If There Are Multiple Winners?

Topic closed. 17 replies. Last post 11 months ago by Romancandle.

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Posted: January 10, 2016, 10:25 pm - IP Logged

Let's say there are 40 winner at the current jackpot of 487 million post federal taxes or about 12 mil a winner. I think people would be disgusted.

The super large jackpot helps the lottery but it sure doesnt do much for the people playing it.

I'd be OK w that, if I was 1 of the 40.

Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds    -- Charles Mackay  LL.D.

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    Posted: January 10, 2016, 10:34 pm - IP Logged

    Let's say there are 40 winner at the current jackpot of 487 million post federal taxes or about 12 mil a winner. I think people would be disgusted.

    The super large jackpot helps the lottery but it sure doesnt do much for the people playing it.

    I would love to see forty winners from CA ,NY,& FL. Boy would that would cause some anarchy in the lotto world.

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      Posted: January 10, 2016, 10:37 pm - IP Logged

      I would love to see forty winners from CA ,NY,& FL. Boy would that would cause some anarchy in the lotto world.

      44... one winner in each participating state Thumbs Up

      Nobody would wonder about that one...

      -RC