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Big Jackpot Lotteries are a scam

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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:36 AM
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The mega millions powerball and mega money jackpots are a sham and rigged so certain people will win. I'm concinced of it. That is either already wealthy people or old granny with a foot in The grave ever wins. Or people in witness protection. This is true it's such a vile thing to do to give people false hope. This is a new thing though compliments of Obummer.. I'm sure a few muslim radicals will win too. This was implimented with his i r s scandal.
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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:37 AM
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You just found out that lottery guys are not generously giving from the bottom of their heart million of dollars, but it's actually to fund key private (or even higher) sectors?

It's been known for years... in fact, since modern lottery was invented.



S&F for putting it out there.


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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:44 AM
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You're convinced of it? That's proof enough for me.

Seriously, what brought you to this conclusion? Do you think that little ball-machine is rigged or something? I don't see how there's any inside knowledge that someone could benefit from.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:49 AM
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Is that a serious question with all the shenanigans Obully has pulled? You don't think he has that power? I got one word for you then... Benghazi.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:52 AM
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Originally posted by killuminati2012
Do you think that little ball-machine is rigged or something?

Do you think they're not? With millions or even billions of dollars at stake?



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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:54 AM
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I doubt these are rigged.

The odds play it themself. There are 10s of millions of possible combinations. The odds of winning are astronomically low.

Anybody who understands statistics, knows that playing a lottery is quite a waste of money. The odds are so low to win. Paying for a chance of being one in hundreds of millions is pretty much pointless.

I remember a study about how much people waste on playing lotteries. On average a low-income person spends nearly 9% of their yearly salary on lottery tickets... Some less, some more, but the average of 9% says a lot about one´s intelligence.

I have bought sometimes ticket for fun, when the jackpot is very high, although you cant be dissappointed in that case that you did not win, as the odds are so low. Its like being disappointed in Texas Holdem, when you dont get Royal Flush at flop... And the odds of getting royal flush at flop are higher than the odds of winning a jackpot


Here the lotteries are government owned non-profit organisations. Every cent of profits goes to charities and the salaries of worker are kept quite low. The CEO of the company get around 80k $ a year (63k€), which is not that much, considering that millions are given to charities. Most of the sports clubs for kids and scholarships are taken from these earnings, so even when I lose, its like giving the money to charity.
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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:55 AM
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I'm convinced that doesn't mean you have to be. I'm just disgusted with this sham of a country and fake government who isn't at all about protecting citizens and only about protecting corporations and their money.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:57 AM
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What wealthy people play the lottery??? And I always see winners claiming prizes who look like total hicks, so I don't understand why you believe it's always the wealthy and dying elderly...



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 09:58 AM
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It wouldn't be that hard to get certain balls to pop out of that machine. All it takes is a little added weight here, and little less weight there, and BAM. It's not impossible that the lottery is all a facade.


Thinking outside the box is a good start though.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 10:02 AM
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How about this? 'You all give me money, and maybe I'll give one of you some of it. Maybe. '

Of course it's a scam, always has been.
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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 10:04 AM
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So let me get this right; you think state lottery is the Governments way to pay out to people in Witness Protection Scheme? as far as i know there is some considerable publicity that goes with a lottery win. the odds are so infinitesimally small that they dont need to rig it. how is it giving false hope when someone does win it? i dont think there are people relying on a lottery win to survive but it does change lives for better or worse when people win. my view is that they should have smaller jackpots and bigger smaller prizes.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 10:15 AM
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Lottery is a scam period. There was even a movie about it in the 80s showing it was a scam and the public still dont believe it lol. Go ahead and spend your hard earn money on that dream



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 10:35 AM
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No need to be rigged as the saying goes...The House Always wins...



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 10:37 AM
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Most games are complete rip-offs. Back in the last century I helped develop online fantasy sports gaming programs. The odds of winning any one event may have been "acceptable" given the point spreads - but payouts required 6 of 10 wins or better on any given week. In two years they never paid out a dime.

ganjoa



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 10:41 AM
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Look at some of the complete morons and ignorant fools who win? That removes all doubt of rigged results to me. If they were rigged, we'd need to see about firing whomever got that job. They REALLY suck at it.

Now it's rigged in terms of the windfall of taxes and redistribution of monies from the retail outlet to the city to the state and then feds. Another MASSIVE tax called something 'fun' and people actually stand in line and pay, just to pay. It's quite a scam to behold in that way.

I don't think outcome is rigged though. Again, there have been too many complete, total MORONS win it and then waste it away or get their dumb butts robbed for half or more because carrying tens of thousands like pocket change suddenly seems just fine to them.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 11:20 AM
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Someone seems upset they didn't win.


I didn't even bother buying a ticket, thought about it but I'd rather spend my money elsewhere. I also don't believe any of that money goes to education like they say. I've worked in the school system and my mother still does, that money is NOT going to the schools...yea it's probably going to the suits in charges pockets and that is as far as it goes. If it was going to schools parents and teachers wouldn't have to buy basic school supplies that back in the day were SUPPLIED by the school! Also they wouldnt be cutting lunches out and doing all kinds of cut backs if that money was really going to the schools like they claim.

I have never been a lottery player. I'll be just fine without it. Honestly I think Biggie Smalls had it right "mo money mo problems." I don't need that.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 11:25 AM
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Well this is a new one to me! Obama has rigged the lottery.



For those keeping score: He is now a gay socialist muslim terrorist from Kenya with no birth certificate and HE RIGS THE LOTTERY.

Seriously, the dude is a failure as a president, but good lord....



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 01:00 PM
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Lottery is a scam period. There was even a movie about it in the 80s showing it was a scam and the public still dont believe it lol. Go ahead and spend your hard earn money on that dream


The only "scam" about the lotto is that it is contributing money to whatever reason was given to the voters when approving it. Sure, they may earn 18 million for schools that year, but what they don't say is that the state school budget was cut 20 million when they got the lotto (net loss of 2 million).

We have a case down here where a lotto winner was whacked by his girlfriend, and she's going to jail for murder. People do actually win of course. Whether elderly or not, doesn't matter, as everyone with half a brain takes the lump sum. Do you actually trust the lotto to still be able to pay you 20 years down the road? Especially with things like the fiscal cliff, etc.? No, you talk half now as a sure thing.



posted on May, 20 2013 @ 02:49 PM
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Lotteries and Casinos were never intended to produce a large multitude of big winners or winners in general. They are built and designed to benefit the "house" (or "state lottery comm.)...with only occasional big winners for "legitimacy".

Both are always favored against any real winning....except a minute few.

Thats why its called "gambling".

Thanks for playing.....!!

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posted on May, 20 2013 @ 03:53 PM
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They are a scam and i want to win one!



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