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Old Mar 29th 2012, 12:43 pm
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Who fancies their chances at winning $500,000,000 in the MegaMillions draw then?

I'll probably get $5 worth of tickets. Even though I am not expecting to win, the odds do increase when you actually buy a ticket!
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 12:49 pm
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Who fancies their chances at winning $500,000,000 in the MegaMillions draw then?

I'll probably get $5 worth of tickets. Even though I am not expecting to win, the odds do increase when you actually buy a ticket!
Yup we'll buy about $5 worth too. It's worth a try at least
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 1:30 pm
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Thats just an obscene amount to win.

Count me in for 10$ worth of tickets
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 1:53 pm
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You wouldn't catch ME falling for that.. I'm in this queue for cigarettes, yes, that's it!!!
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 2:04 pm
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You wouldn't catch ME falling for that.. I'm in this queue for cigarettes, yes, that's it!!!
Are you sure that's all?
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Four of us bought 40 tickets. That's $10 I'll never see again...
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 2:54 pm
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Can someone tell me where/how to play - used to do UK lottery but have never done it over here - don't want to look like a noob!!

And may the odds be forever in your favour....
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 3:13 pm
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Originally Posted by ChocolateBabz View Post
Can someone tell me where/how to play - used to do UK lottery but have never done it over here - don't want to look like a noob!!

And may the odds be forever in your favour....
Go to a gas station and ask for easy picks on that lottery.
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 3:27 pm
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Originally Posted by ChocolateBabz View Post
Can someone tell me where/how to play - used to do UK lottery but have never done it over here - don't want to look like a noob!!

And may the odds be forever in your favour....
Most gas stations or grocery stores sell tickets. If you haven't specific numbers that you want to choose, just say $5 on Megamilions Quickpicks for 5 lines of numbers, the machine will choose the 5 numbers and the megaball for each line, then they may ask if you want to play the megaplier which is 2, 3 or 4 which is another $1 per line which multiplies whatever you may win (not if you win the jackpot though).

Good luck everyone!
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I was going to buy tickets a couple of days ago, but wondered if you had to be a citizen to claim, are residents allowed?
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Any legal resident is allowed. In fact, I think you can buy tickets if you're a visitor, as long as it's all above board!

Just don't try to leave the country with half a billion dollars!
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 3:47 pm
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Originally Posted by N1cky View Post
I was going to buy tickets a couple of days ago, but wondered if you had to be a citizen to claim, are residents allowed?
Anyone over 18 - I remember reading about an illegal immigrant from Guatemala in Houston a few weeks ago who was allowed to claim his $750k.
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... "What would you do if you won?" - Run for President.

the odds are what now, 175M:1 ?!?!
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Old Mar 29th 2012, 4:40 pm
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Jackpot is now $540 Million! I think at least 50 people should win it as it is far too much money for one person to handle!
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Originally Posted by Guindalf View Post
Any legal resident is allowed. In fact, I think you can buy tickets if you're a visitor, as long as it's all above board!

Just don't try to leave the country with half a billion dollars!
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Anyone over 18 - I remember reading about an illegal immigrant from Guatemala in Houston a few weeks ago who was allowed to claim his $750k.
Thanks

I seem to remember seeing something on the news last year about Canadians coming across to buy tickets
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