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#1 Posted on 24.12.05 0254.07
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Yesterday at work, I arrived to find that one of my co-workers had bought a little stocking tin with a scratch-off lottery ticket inside for each of us. There were a couple people who got $2 or $10-- but in a scratch-off game of blackjack, I somehow won $100!

Needless to say, I'm still giddy about that, given the fact that I never win anything. Maybe I cashed in some of my good karma I'd been building up, I don't know.

Anyone else ever win any kinda money with a lottery ticket?
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#2 Posted on 24.12.05 0311.32
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That's awesome! The most I've ever won is, like, a dollar. I never buy them for myself, but sometimes I'm given them...so I guess I'm ahead one buck.

--K

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#3 Posted on 24.12.05 0623.50
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I won $100 (Canadian!) in a scratch-n-win crossword game once. I'm still waiting for the 40 million.

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#4 Posted on 24.12.05 0814.04
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I used to pop $1 for a lotto ticket (pick six) when the total got big when it first started in Illinois maybe injn the mid-80s. One week it had gotten to 40 million, so I bought a ticket and won $52. That's about it. I aam sure I have spent that away on tossing a buck into the group buy at work from time to time since.
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#5 Posted on 24.12.05 0824.20
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The most I've won on a scratch-off is 10 bucks. I rarely buy scratch-offs, but I love buying powerball tickets. It's nice to buy one and know that you're a potential millionaire for a few days.

But as soon as I when that jackpot, I'm a ghost. I'm leaving my apartment, my job, and everything here. My roommate and my boss will have to find out what happened to me by seeing on tv.
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#6 Posted on 24.12.05 1123.33
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My work held a 50/50 draw last spring, where I won $1600 in one shot.

I was going out for my birthday that night anyway with a group of friends, so the deal was anyone from the office who wanted to turn up would get a free drink. I felt it was only fair.

Of course, I failed to pay the bill when I was carried out by my best friend, catatonic from the alcohol - and a co-worker had to cover the $300+.... He was good natured about it though when I paid him back on the Monday.
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#7 Posted on 24.12.05 1546.46
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I won $100 on a PowerBall ticket once. (I think I matched 3 of the numbers, but no PB).
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#8 Posted on 24.12.05 1632.22
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Most I've ever won on the UK lottery was 65 (4 balls in a pick 6 from 49), and then I somehow managed to repeat the feat just one week later, though only got 50 that time. That was about two years ago and I haven't got anything above the 10 prize (3 balls) since.

Our work syndicate did win about 1,200 just a few months back (5 out of 6). Trouble is, once we'd split it between all of us it was like 38 each or something.
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#9 Posted on 24.12.05 1642.30
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Three numbers plus the Powerball wins $100. I also did that once a few years ago off a ticket in Missouri.
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#10 Posted on 24.12.05 2353.02
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Biggest lottery winning's probably about $5-10. But I've won more in contests, like a free trip to Disney World when I was 10.
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#11 Posted on 25.12.05 0106.47
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I've won 50 and 40 bucks respectively on scratchers...but that's about it as far as big winnings. I don't really play the lottery though...not into it.
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#12 Posted on 25.12.05 0208.01
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The most I've won is about $75 or so through Lotto 6/49 in Ontario.
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#13 Posted on 25.12.05 0802.34
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I won $500 on a scratch off I got in my stocking when I was 10.




My parents kept the money.
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#14 Posted on 25.12.05 2243.09
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Most I ever won off of the lottery was $60 from a scratch-off ticket.
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#15 Posted on 27.12.05 0835.28
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$20 on a scratch off ticket and $16,000 in a 50/50
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#16 Posted on 27.12.05 0858.56
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We just got the lottery in Oklahoma earlier this year. Powerball starts in 2006.

But I have won a few free tickets, $2, and $17 on one dollar scratch off tickets.
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#17 Posted on 31.12.05 1644.04
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Won 10 bucks once or twice on 649, same on Super 7 (a few $2 and free tickets on each respectively, of course)... 5 bucks on Keno one time (hate on the keno). Best ever on a scratch ticket for me was $5, got $10 on Nevadas once (those stupid pull open tickets).

Best ever: about $125 on a 50/50 draw when I was in college.

My old boss won $125 000 on Keno once, bought at his store so he also got the seller's prize.
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#18 Posted on 2.1.06 1502.35
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I hit 4 of 6 numbers in the Florida Lotto a few months ago and it paid $112.00
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#19 Posted on 5.2.06 1510.13
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I rarely play but I usually break even on the scratchers and I've never won one of the big lotto. I'm waiting on that better chance of lighting to hit me before I win something like that.
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