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$37 million Lotto TEXAS winner 6/7

Topic closed. 3 replies. Last post 14 years ago by CASH Only.

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United States
Member #379
June 5, 2002
11296 Posts
Posted: June 8, 2003, 12:50 am - IP Logged

I am happy to tell you that (TX requires the choice when you PLAY) the first winner of Lotto Texas since the format change selected "CVO".

    United States
    Member #1424
    April 25, 2003
    696 Posts
    Posted: June 8, 2003, 8:29 pm - IP Logged

    Well, that means I won't have to play Texas Lotto again until sometime in August.


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      Chief Bottle Washer
      New Jersey
      United States
      Member #1
      May 31, 2000
      23275 Posts
      Posted: June 8, 2003, 8:44 pm - IP Logged

      I'm sticking with my opinion: Texas should NEVER have gone with the bonus-ball format, and should have stuck with a 1/59 like NY (without the 40% prize return and annuity selection problems).  States like NJ are good models for lottery games.


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        United States
        Member #379
        June 5, 2002
        11296 Posts
        Posted: June 9, 2003, 12:37 am - IP Logged

        I think you meant 6/59 ($1 per play.) The two drum format IMO should not be tried unless you're going to pay EVERYBODY who matches only the bonus ball.

        Lotto Texas has a 52% prize return. TX is the same as NY in requiring the choice when you PLAY.