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£2 lottery ticket

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by izzzi, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. izzzi

    izzzi Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This new TV lotto ad feeds us a lot of waffle, yet does not say the price for a ticket has doubled from £1 to £2 and the odds of winning have not changed.

    Is this my Scottish mean streak coming out.
    Should I change over to the NHS lottery Ticket or go for the Euro game.
     
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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    It's a bit of a con now I think. Annoying this is I've had my same numbers since the start. I'm worried if I stop doing it my numbers will come up lol !


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  3. IanD

    IanD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm thousands of pound up on the lottery - I've never bought a ticket. :D

    But I have benefitted - my tennis club got a lottery grant to refurbish our courts with astroturf, & put in flood lights. Now I can play tennis all the year round - & the courts are playable within an hour of heavy rain.

    Only a snow layer stops us - we can't see the lines. :(
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    The £1 increase was the straw that broke the camel's back and I've stopped playing, had it been an increase of 25p or even 50p then it might have been acceptable, shame as I've played from the start :(
     
  5. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    The lotto price increase is a lot for so many people and I believe just greed.....it was nice to have a lottery go twice a week with the same numbers, but now I have not decided where to invest my money other than the lottery...so many people just can't afford the price increase....
     
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    Kat100 · Guest

    A lot of people need food and warmth...they come before the increased cost of a lotto ticket.....
     
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    Engineer88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    good plan. My application is printing out right now

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  10. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    It's a good point just the £1 increase is fat too much in one go, better they had increased it gradually over the years rather than doing it this way.
     
  11. paul-1976

    paul-1976 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    At 2 quid a go then you might as well go for the big wonga and do Euromillions for the same price.
     
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    Youhan salves Parent · Newbie

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    What's the Surety of not being conned
     
  13. eddie1968

    eddie1968 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Think the last time I bought a lotto ticket was 2008. I'm not a gambler really and wouldn't keep most of the winnings anyway. I no longer buy a ticket as it's just greed and I don't need it, I'm comfortable and that's what keeps me happy.
     
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