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Thread: Estimated jackpot $356 million

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    KungFu Fighter AtomicDumpling's Avatar
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    Re: Estimated jackpot $356 million

    Quote Originally Posted by GAC View Post
    Yeah, but how many years would it have taken him to fill out the tickets?
    ... and how many years would it have taken to sort through all 175 million tickets to find the winner?

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    Re: Estimated jackpot $356 million

    I won just enough Friday to pay for my 18 holes of golf today.
    "In my day you had musicians who experimented with drugs. Now it's druggies experimenting with music" - Alfred G Clark (circa 1972)

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    Waitin til next year bucksfan2's Avatar
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    Re: Estimated jackpot $356 million

    Quote Originally Posted by AtomicDumpling View Post
    If he had bought all 175 million possible combinations he would have made a profit.
    Saw a 60 minutes years ago on an investment group who tried to buy up all the tickets. They got around 80% of the tickets and ended up winning. I forget how high the jackpot would have to be for a realistic chance to make a profit because of the chance of multiple winners.

    On GMA they said an estimated $5 was spend for every person in America. What about a special lottery with the proceeds going to the national debt???!?!?!?!

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