OK Who's In The 640M Lottery & How Ya Gonna Spend It?

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OK Who's In The 640M Lottery & How Ya Gonna Spend It?

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Already bought my 40 chances and if I win the first thing I do is spread the wealth around to all my hard-working family and friends. Retirement is next and I am sure a 53' Hatteras is in there somewhere. After that, sponsoring scholarships for those who have no other way to get to college and helping deserving schools. My one caveat is that it has to be anonymous - don't want anyone knowing its me. That may take some doing and covert operations.

You never know who's gonna win.

Oops - Sorry jeff....didn't see your thread till after I posted this one.
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k9th wrote:Already bought my 40 chances and if I win the first thing I do is spread the wealth around to all my hard-working family and friends. Retirement is next and I am sure a 53' Hatteras is in there somewhere. After that, sponsoring scholarships for those who have no other way to get to college and helping deserving schools. My one caveat is that it has to be anonymous - don't want anyone knowing its me. That may take some doing and covert operations.

You never know who's gonna win.

Oops - Sorry jeff....didn't see your thread till after I posted this one.
Well, I would certainly take care of my family and friends first. :) Then who knows, maybe buy an island somewhere and live out the rest of my life enjoying everything but politics! Of course I'd have to have a few new boats too. :wink:

So, I'm not the only one who's purchase of multiple tickets, by someone else's assumption, is a waste of money! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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"Mike Catalano, chairman of the mathematics department at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D., concedes the math is clear: The more tickets you buy, the better chances you have of winning."
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As the math shows (quoting a news story on Mega Millions lottery):

"By the numbers, you have a 1 in 175,711,536 chance of picking the winning numbers..... "

So with 40 tickets, its more like 1 in 4,375,000.


BUT : Odds of being struck by lightning, from the National Lightning Safety Institute (http://www.lightningsafety.com/nlsi_pls ... ility.html)

"Odds = 1 : 280,000 of being struck by lightning"

So... you might win, but you will have to be hit by lightning 15 times to make up for it.

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The way I always looked at it ws my odds were 50:50 - you either win or you don't.
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Re: OK Who's In The 640M Lottery & How Ya Gonna Spend It

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k9th wrote:Already bought my 40 chances and if I win the first thing I do is spread the wealth around to all my hard-working family and friends. Retirement is next and I am sure a 53' Hatteras is in there somewhere. After that, sponsoring scholarships for those who have no other way to get to college and helping deserving schools. My one caveat is that it has to be anonymous - don't want anyone knowing its me. That may take some doing and covert operations.

You never know who's gonna win.

Oops - Sorry jeff....didn't see your thread till after I posted this one.
Its ok I dont mind. I put 20$ in and it looks like i won 23$ had the mega ball# 3 darm times, looks like I won 10$ twice and 3$. It wont do very far on boat parts though.

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jefflaw35 wrote: Its ok I dont mind. I put 20$ in and it looks like i won 23$ had the mega ball# 3 darm times, looks like I won 10$ twice and 3$. It wont do very far on boat parts though.
That's still a pretty good return on your investment.
15% is a good return :) Better than the banks!
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Torcan wrote:
jefflaw35 wrote: Its ok I dont mind. I put 20$ in and it looks like i won 23$ had the mega ball# 3 darm times, looks like I won 10$ twice and 3$. It wont do very far on boat parts though.
That's still a pretty good return on your investment.
15% is a good return :) Better than the banks!
Remember, the cup is always half full, not half empty :)
As long as you come out ahead, your a winner.
I thought so too. I bought an Amp drink and a snickers bar, feeling pretty good this morning. Time to pull the old motor out! 8)

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Well , I don't buy many tickets ,but last night I bought 10 . and even though the odds were against me . I beet the odds :D :D :D :D , Not one number matched . Thats hard to do .



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One of the winning tickets was sold in Maryland. Perhaps Aaron or one of you other guys in Maryland bought it. Guess there were three winning tickets - one in Kansas & one in Illinois also.
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I hope it was someone here .
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had to call my daughter in illinois to confirm that her mother didnt win, almost thought I was gonna get out of child support early there for a minute :cry:

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jefflaw35 wrote:had to call my daughter in illinois to confirm that her mother didnt win, almost thought I was gonna get out of child support early there for a minute :cry:
I don't know that the courts would see it that way. In fact, she'd be able to get the best lawyers then :shock:
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LOL I KNOW :cry: It was a joke against myself!!! :cry: But I still had to make sure :D Beotch already gets plenty :shock: :oops:

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EX wives club has a few sayings "MORE MORE MORE " . and "YOU CAN GET BLOOD OUT OF A TURNIP JUST WATCH ME " .
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prowlersfish wrote:EX wives club has a few sayings "MORE MORE MORE " . and "YOU CAN GET BLOOD OUT OF A TURNIP JUST WATCH ME " .
:cry: :lol:

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