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  •  Calamity Jean says anything above $5 million... (2+ / 0-)
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    JoanMar, asterkitty an obscene amount of money. In those cases where I have played on amounts above that, the plan is to set up a  trust to distribute it amongst family members.

    I also discipline myself to only buy tickets for the larger games when the jackpot is a multiple of 13, as the annuity they pay out with is a 26-year one. Someone suggested that I should take a lump sum payout, but the point has so far been moot: I never have won. Should I play and win, we'll see from there...

    Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

    by JeffW on Sun May 19, 2013 at 12:23:31 PM PDT

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