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So, Has anyone ever hit a big winner on Instant Scratcher lottery tickets?

Old 02-26-05, 11:27 PM
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So, Has anyone ever hit a big winner on Instant Scratcher lottery tickets?

I was just wondering. The most i've ever won was 50 dollars like 10 years ago on a 1 dollar scratcher. Now I'm happy as hell if i win 2 dollars on a 1 dollar ticket. So i'm just wondering how everyones luck is. I had some guy come into my store the other night and stay scratching lotter tickets for 5 hours. He lost probably 700 dollars plus. So has anyone ever come ahead by a good margin? Or do you just think they are more or less a rip off like i do.
Old 02-26-05, 11:54 PM
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One of my co-workers won $1000 on one of the $20 scratch-offs.
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I also worked in a liquor/deli/lottery store for about a year, and I can tell you that there should be a limit on some people. I mean they will stand there and try to occupy your time for around half an hour just buying and rebuying scratchoffs. And all the while they just keep saying "fucking ripoff pieces of shit, I'm never going to play these things again. Give me two more."
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I once picked one up in the parking lot to throw away and noticed that one spot wasn't scratched off. Lo and behold, when I scratched it off, it was a $50 winner. I think I spent it on a box of trading cards.
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Yeah, a friend of mine one $100 on one, so I hit him.
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I won $300 on one once. Only bought it because I was 15 (and at the store where everyone knew they'd sell you cigs, lottery tickets, and adult mags without checking ID ) and had a couple of dollars doing nothing in my pocket.
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nothing more than 5 bucks, but one of my former colleagues won 5 grand.
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anyone??? fine, i'll do it.... take the lump sum
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I won $200 last week. Ive won that amount a few times. Ive won $100 a lot.
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My wife's aunt's son (my cousin-in-law?) won $25K a couple years back. He was 18 at the time.
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wow, great replies. I'm glad someone is winning, because it sure as hell isn't me
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I worked at McDs when I was in high school. Every once in a while, the owner/manager would buy a strip of tickets and give each of us one. I won $20 once. That's about as lucky as I get in gambling.

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If by "big" you mean $3 then yes, I've won big.
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Originally Posted by SunMonkey
My wife's aunt's son (my cousin-in-law?) won $25K a couple years back. He was 18 at the time.
I'm sure he made some good choies with that money...I know at 18 I'd make some fun choices.

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I've won $100 before also.
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My friends dad bought lottery tickets for his employees for Christmas.


One of the ladies won 10 K from it....
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WOW 25K from a scratcher is HUGE! I'm not a gambler myself, but 10 years ago I won 40$ on a 1$ scratcher. Bought myself a pack of smokes, a case of Bud and ordered a pizza (yay!).

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Originally Posted by pedagogue
I'm sure he made some good choies with that money...I know at 18 I'd make some fun choices.

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Yeah, I think he ended up with a big screen TV and a red Camaro after taxes.
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I think I won $2. That was over 8 years ago.

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