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    Re: the national lottery proposed increase

    Quote Originally Posted by williamalex1 View Post
    good idea , just have million pound raffles . lets have more individual millionaires ,
    which is exactly what Richard Branson advocated when he tried to win the licence, shame he didnt get it as people might not self destruct so easily with a 1m win over the ridiculous 15m-20m+

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    Re: the national lottery proposed increase

    Quote Originally Posted by Big D 88 View Post
    I play footy with him on a Saturday morning, he's a lovely lad but he tells everyone not to play the lottery as he blames that for so much!
    Sorry but I wouldn't blame the lottery for that, nice guy or not he sounds like a knob.

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    Re: the national lottery proposed increase

    So stick 2.00 on the lottery and manage to get 3 numbers up out of 49 (or however many it is) and you "might" win 25.00. Or stick 2.00 on a single number on a roulette wheel (1 of 37) and if it comes up you win 70.00 plus your stake back....
    No brainer. Brighton here I come.....
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    Re: the national lottery proposed increase

    The only reason me and HID still play the lotteyr is because stupidly we put the same numbers on from the very start, we know the numbers off by heart, so if we did stop and they did come up, it would be gutting, but that said in the 21years the lottery has been going we've won nowt more than a tenner.

    A mate was ina syndicate and they won 110k between 11, so he paid for me and him to go on a 3 week holiday in the US, the rest he gave to family.

    I occasionally play the euromillions but they are just lucky dip lines and I've had more success with them than anything.

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    Re: the national lottery proposed increase

    Quote Originally Posted by JustOne View Post
    Sorry but I wouldn't blame the lottery for that, nice guy or not he sounds like a knob.

    A million pounds and two thoroughbreds
    Why does buying something you're into make you a knob? not sure of your logic behind that

    and clearly, the two horses didnt cost a million quid, he bought a house for starters, and that wasnt a 2 up 2 down

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    Re: the national lottery proposed increase

    Quote Originally Posted by Big D 88 View Post
    Why does buying something you're into make you a knob? not sure of your logic behind that

    and clearly, the two horses didnt cost a million quid, he bought a house for starters, and that wasnt a 2 up 2 down
    It sounds like he fell in to the trap of thinking that winning a million pounds meant that he could live the millionaire lifestyle. A two up two down probably would have been a better buy in reality.
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