Brian Atkins wrote:
> What I want to know is: if there are only 76 million combinations of
> numbers, and tickets cost only $1 each, and the jackpot is over $200
> million, why hasn't some group of people gotten together to buy all
> the possible combinations? Even if someone else wins too you are still
> gonna profit. Too much paperwork I guess?
My guess is that more than one person can win; ergo, everyone on the
planet buys tickets, 10 people win, and the payoff is only $20M per.
-- firstname.lastname@example.org Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://pobox.com/~sentience/beyond.html Member, Extropy Institute Senior Associate, Foresight Institute
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