How much have TFW users won playing the Lotto?

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  1. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Just curious because last time the Mega Millions was at some HUGE amount, the girlfriend and her coworkers tried to convince me to pitch in 20 bucks. I said no because i'd rather get something worth 20 bucks, like Home slice or a Dan's Burger:thumbs2: . Needless to say, they think i'm a jerk now but whatever, they sure didn't win either lol

    Anyhow, so my grand total is....
    62 bucks over 10 years

    AND that first 60 came when I was underaged so my Grandmother took it from me lol!!

    For me, I've hit maybe 2 numbers on the Mega Millions and altogether... 62 bucks on Scratch offs. Now, if you subtract the money i've wasted in lotto tickets that number quickly becomes a negative so lets not count that


    Chrisr291 62 Dollars (Scratch offs)
    Omegatron 4 Dollars (Scratch off)
    blumpy2000 5 Dollars (Scratch off) Mom doesn't count lol
    IACON 500 (Scratch off) Nice!
    Dragonclaw 1700 Dollars
    Murasame 50 euro= 61.09 US Dollars
    spikex 50 Dollars
    Boo 460? Dollars
    Doug 15 Dollars
    Omnius 231 Dollars (I think?)

    Grand Total= 3088 So far. Not bad


    UPDATE

    Cheetatron 50
    Sage o' G-fruit 3
    Tommybg2003 78
    ToSte 2000
    Ops_was_a_truck 5
    Tfgraveyard Million<------- buying everyone a toy with his parents money
    Darkwing48 1831
    doomboy536 14.67
    moreprimeland 10,000 (Rich BRo)
    Autobot-Girl 85 (breaking the law)
    Tkemert20 30 (Bro)
    ORIO 1050
    optronix72 10
    cryotek 2000

    TOTAL as of Thursday June 3rd 1,020,244.67
    I have to be honest.... didn't expect to see any big time winners lol. You guys seriously beat the odds.


    Here is a web site everyone could use if they wanted to calculate their chances of winning.
    http://webmath.com/lottery.html

    For the Mega Millions, wow I haven't played in a very long time but you choose 5 numbers between 1-56 and 1 number between 1-46.
    Based on those numbers, my chances of winning the lotto are

    lol, I think I like these Odds better

    So congratulations to everyone winning something because these are some seriously bad odds
     
  2. Hiraga

    Hiraga BILL BILL BILL BILL BILL

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    I know it doesn't count, but my teacher won $30,000 in March.
     
  3. Omegatron

    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    I had to get change for a $20, and the local gas station wouldn't give me change without a purchase. I bought a one dollar scratch off ticket, and won $4. Only time I've ever played.
     
  4. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    My mom won $79 bucks in the Cali Lotto using MY numbers when I was around 10-12, of which I received $10.

    I did scratchers right after turning 18 for a while. I quickly found that I'm not lucky, so I havent' done them for years. I have a lifetime record winnings of around 5 bucks.
     
  5. dragontron88

    dragontron88 Your new Lord, & Master

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    I had a $100 powerball ticket a few months back.
     
  6. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I don't see it as winning anything until I'm up more than I'm in...and that hasn't happened yet :p 
     
  7. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    I once won $500 on a scratch ticket if that counts, but usually I don't win $&!t...
     
  8. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    The 4th time I played Lotto, I won 50 Euro :D 
     
  9. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    I won $1700 a few years ago.
     
  10. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Gave up on those things, to addictive. Only win just enough to keep me going back for more.
    Rarely even break even.
     
  11. spikex

    spikex Nightbird is my bitch

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    I won fifty bones a few year ago then I didn't win squat for a year so I gave the lotto up. An extra couple million is a nice thought though.
     
  12. Boo

    Boo Addicted to candy canes.

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    On two different occasions I won $200 on a scratch-off lotto ticket. Other than that just a bunch of $2, $5, $20 dollar winners in between a whole lot of losers.

    In fact, this reminds me. I have three separate $2 winners that can be cashed in... have them somewhere around here.
     
  13. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    Had a very strange run of luck on the UK lottery a couple of years back - I kept winning £10, on no less than twelve consecutive draws! Only the odd £10 (3 numbers out of 6) since though. Highest win was £56 about 14 years ago.
     
  14. Doug

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    I've won $5 three times over the past four years on the Florida Lottery. I hit three numbers out of six. If you get three numbers, you will win $4 to $5. If you get four numbers, you will win around $50. If you get five numbers, you will win around $4,000 to $5,000.

    I never play the scratch-offs.
     
  15. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    Not sure maybe broke even if i am lucky.
     
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    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    I won a smoked turkey in a raffle once.
     
  18. Gort

    Gort Klaatu barada nikto TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nothing. I refuse to pay the math tax.
     
  19. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    None.

    Considering I can't even win big at a casino, what makes me think that I could ever win big at the lottery?

    Besides, I'm perfectly fine wasting my money buying TFs.
     
  20. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I won £100 on a fruit machine.
    When I was younger, I always used to request the lucky numbers for the lottery. Won £10 most weeks :D 
     

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