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Old 03-30-2012, 11:32 PM   #91 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by WilD View Post
If the odds are 176,000,000 to 1 and the jackpot is now 640,000,000... What stops someone from just buying all possible 176,000,000 numbers? Seems like a decent return on investment....

I'm not sure if that's how they calculated the odds and am too lazy to do the math on my own, but it seems like that is an interesting idea...
Wild,This payout is big enough to do just that,and I believe they said you would still net roughly 117 million...the catch..
If you take 5 seconds to fill in each combination on cards you will need 28 years.
You would exhaust the countries supply of Play cards,as well as the special paper,and ink for the machines..
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