Lotteries - Do You Play? (1 Viewer)

Do You Play Lotteries?

  • Always/Often - One of these days I'll get lucky

    Votes: 16 22.2%
  • Only for Mega Jackpots - Only over 100 million

    Votes: 32 44.4%
  • Never - Fool's Game, Waste of Money. Those few who win usually end up wishing they hadn't

    Votes: 24 33.3%

  • Total voters
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Optimus Prime

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Do you play the lotteries?

I don't, I never have other a maybe 3 or 4 scratch offs
 
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If it reaches close to 70-80 million, then I am going to Florida and playing the lottery. If it goes over $100 million, I would go every day if I could. but it does that rarely in Florida nowadays. Back in the 90's it was like all the time, people were coming in from places like Michigan and Ohio to Gulf shores and Orange Beach so they could drive a short ride to Florida to buy tickets, it was remarkable and crazy. It just does not happen anymore in the Florida lottery. It would be nice if It did though
 

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If Powerball gets over 50 million I usually buy a ticket (if I'm in a store with a machine and notice the jackpot).
 

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Heck yeah I play, im poor, and I wanna be new money.

Besides, here, it indirectly helps the school system

/lame excuse to play.
 
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Yes, you can't win if you don't play. Imagine cecking the ticket and realizing you've just won 100+ million dollars! It'd be an amazing feeling. Then I'd change my phone # of course.
 

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I play the Powerball maybe once every 3-4 months. If I win any cash at all, I usually put a little back in to get another ticket. No real rhyme or reason of when I play, though.
 

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Rarely.

For those that do play, there is no reason, and I repeat, no reason to buy more than $1. Statistics.
 

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Somebody's got to pay the stupidity tax.

Thanks for helping the schools, suckas.
 

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I buy three Power Ball tickets twice a week. Every week. Someday I'll have my dream house on the beach in Key Largo. :ezbill:

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Somebody's got to pay the stupidity tax.
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agreed.

scratch-offs are the ghey. I give them at Christmas.

Powerball, only if I am in the store and the sign says over 200 mil.
 

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I have never played the lottery. I do admire what it has done for our schools though. We have been able to stay in the bottom of nearly every category in education. Go lottery!
 

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I do on big jackpots just for fun. Five quick picks 3-4 times per year is no skin off my back and it's always fun for the 30 or so minutes of day dreaming what would happen if I won it gives me.
 

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I don't think there's any problem with playing as long as you realize just how ridiculous the odds are. I only buy a ticket when the jackpot gets over like 250 mil, which is ridiculous because the difference in my standard of living for winning 250 million would be no different than 10 million, but there you have it.

I lose a heck of a lot more every year in Blackjack.
 

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Its a lot more fun to bet on sports and horse racing and such. Mostly becuase you win about half the time.
 

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