• Buying enough Mega Millions tickets to cover every possible combination sounds like a surefire way to win - but there are 3 major problems with that plan

    27 days ago - By Chron

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    The Mega Millions jackpot is up to $1.6 billion.
    The jackpot is so massive, at least before taxes, that it would theoretically be profitable to buy enough tickets to cover every one of the 302,575,350 possible combinations of Mega Millions numbers.
    There are, however, serious logistical problems with such a scheme, and there's a risk of splitting the jackpot and losing money, especially if someone else tries the same thing.
    At the time of this writing, the headline Mega Millions jackpot is up to $1.6 billion, and the lump sum cash grand prize is estimated at $904 million.
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  • Despite Previous Winnings, Californians Chances For Winning The Mega Millions Jackpot Are Not Higher

    27 days ago - By Forbes

    Past lottery winnings do not affect future winnings.
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  • Buying enough Mega Millions tickets to cover every possible combination sounds like a surefire way to win - but there are 3 major problems with that plan

    Buying enough Mega Millions tickets to cover every possible combination sounds like a surefire way to win - but there are 3 major problems with that plan

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Mega Millions jackpot is up to $1.6 billion.
    The jackpot is so massive, at least before taxes, that it would theoretically be profitable to buy enough tickets to cover every one of the 302,575,350 possible combinations of Mega Millions numbers.
    There are, however, serious logistical problems with such a scheme, and there's a risk of splitting the jackpot and losing money, especially if someone else tries the same thing.
    At the time of this writing, the headline Mega Millions jackpot is up to $1.6 billion, and the lump sum cash grand prize is estimated at $904 million.
    In a Mega...
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