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View Poll Results: Most Lottery/Gambling Winnings
$1 - $100 24 39.34%
$101 - $1,000 10 16.39%
$1,001 - $10,000 14 22.95%
$10,001 - $25,000 1 1.64%
Higher than $25,000 5 8.20%
I never won anything 7 11.48%
Voters: 61. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-08-2007, 08:19 PM
Location: The 12th State
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Originally Posted by SmokyMtnGal View Post
Yes, all of this info is tracked and available.
pssst..... I got a dollar

care to divulge this information

I need to build me a mcmansion on a mcwimpie size lot like everyone else
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Old 08-09-2007, 06:52 AM
Location: Under the SUNNY WARM SUN ....
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Let's get READY!!!
Georgia lottery = $105M for Friday night drawing.

I'll even drive over there
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Old 08-10-2007, 04:00 AM
Location: Oak Park, IL
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I don't play anymore. I hit 5-6 numbers in Illinois lottery about 17.5 years ago, and figure I will never win another pot. Yes it hurt, but the $3395.00 was a band aid that came in handy.
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Old 08-10-2007, 07:56 PM
Location: NC
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I'm gonna win the lotto tomorrow. I've convinced myself I will. I think I'm gonna drive down to my native SC and go rub the head of that person who won $400,000 in a recent drawing...but this was the second big win. He won $1 million back in 2005. I can't even win $10 from Powerball.

Even scratch offs give me bad luck. But then I think about that woman from PA on that Lottery Curse special on E! She won 2 of the 5 $1 million from a scratch off game. I may have won $20 from scratch offs. Just enough for a full tank of gas *rolls eyes*
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Old 12-13-2007, 01:58 PM
Location: Arizona, The American Southwest
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Default Lottery/Gambling Winnings

What's the most you've ever won gambling or playing a lottery?

Back in 1991, when I used to play the lottery, a ticket, which had numbers I selected, matched 5 of the numbers that were drawn, and the prize was around $1,300. That was the good news, the bad news was, I had to share it with 20 other people who were in the lottery pool at the office.

The most I've ever won by myself was $100, when I matched 4 of the numbers in the Power Ball Lottery, that was in 1999, just before I stopped playing, since it's a form of gambling.

How about you?
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Old 12-13-2007, 02:09 PM
Location: I'm not lost, I'm exploring!
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I can't vote!!! I won a free coke. Where's that option, hmmm?
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Old 12-13-2007, 02:11 PM
Location: Lots of sun and palm trees with occasional hurricane :)
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I l u v gambling but I hate to lose so I don't do it very much. I'm over those days when I was willing to lose up to $100. After I lost $500 crossing a hotel lobby in Vegas one year, I thought I would die, and I was there for a week. This was on my way to the elevators, just checking in to the hotel. What was I going to do all week?????
I was at a conference so some of my time was gambless then I played tourist and in left over time, I played poker machines for a quarter. Ended up almost recouping!

But anyhow......I was on a cruise in September. I have to go back on that ship!

With about the first $4.00 in a quarter machine, on the first day, I hit that machine's jackpot. A whole $400.00. Then on a different machine $200 and $100. Kept playing all 5 days and still went home with $700 of the winnings.

Lottery..... don't play it much. Only when it's big and if I remember.

I do remember one time in NY when I was playing this Win 4 combination. It was a Friday and I had been playing those 4 numbers for 3 straight weeks ($1.00 each day). I was playing it straight. That Friday I decided I had had enough and wasted enough money and didn't play it.

You know what happened next right? I lost $6,000. It came out that night- straight!
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Old 12-13-2007, 02:18 PM
Location: Marion, IN
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I once won $1500 from a dollar slot machine in Vegas. I was kicking myself for not maxing out the bet...........

I have won a few hundred dollars here and there at the race track, and a few dollars here & there at the dog track. *disclaimer* I am an animal massage therapist, and my work takes me to the track from time to time.
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Old 12-13-2007, 02:25 PM
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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Thumbs up Try the Salvation Army's Red Pot first!

I’m continuing my “pre-payments” on the “winning” ticket that I’ll get soon.

I think it was about $50 or so on the Az lotto and every once in a while I’ll get a buck for having the powerball number. wow,,,,, don’t know what I’m going to do with all of that?

The best I’ve done was at a “church raffle” I picked up $50 and only spent $5 to get it.

For those who like to save money, I’m willing to sell off my collection of old lottery tickets. The numbers continue to be good one and they’ve never come in yet. I will to let “all” of these special tickets go for half price. DM me if you’re interested and I’ll provide details. I don’t want to see CD forums becoming a place where gambling junkies hang out making deals over the internet.
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Old 12-13-2007, 02:27 PM
Location: California
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After you win that $100,you need to just run and don't look back
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