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Biggest Scratcher Win!

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by AceTen, Feb 4, 2014.

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  1. AceTen

    AceTen Low-Roller

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    I bought a scratcher today and ended up winning $100, which made me think, what's your biggest lotto scratcher win?! Mine is $500 on a poker scratcher.
     
  2. BeeeJay

    BeeeJay President of The Red Lobster Hostess Satisfaction

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    Maybe $50.

    I believe Jaco, a big trip report who posts mainly on TA, once had a split scratcher jackpot of 6-figures with his buddy Whale Jo.
     
  3. dfalk

    dfalk VIP Whale

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    A few years ago me and some friends went in on some scratch tickets while buying beer for the night. Scratched one for $1000, we each got $200.
     
  4. dunebug81

    dunebug81 VIP Whale

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    $21, I cant say Ive bought more then 25 scratchers in the 15 or so years since I've been able to buy them.
     
  5. Drambler

    Drambler High-Roller

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    Unfortunately I buy these way too often. $5, $10 and $20 denominations. My biggest win is only $100. I've hit that three times.

    One store where I buy my tickets they hang up the cashed in winners. They have a photocopy of a 10k winner. That thing never fails to motivate me to buy just one more.
     
  6. ACMike

    ACMike High-Roller

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    500 bucks once, which I think is the most you can reasonably expect to win from those things!
     
  7. Tammy58

    Tammy58 Frugal Slot Jockey

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    I'm a degenerate scratch ticket player...oodles of $500s, about 10 $1000s...my brother hit 10K once...this is over 30 years of playing lottery tickets.
     
  8. Lhammer28

    Lhammer28 High-Roller

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    I buy them too often, I've only won $50 once or twice. Idk why I keep buying, same w/gambling...
     
  9. blackjacknut

    blackjacknut VIP Whale

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    $5, I have the worst luck at scratch off tickets...
     
  10. dunebug81

    dunebug81 VIP Whale

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    Anyone ever buy the $50 tickets? I love high limit slots but I dont think I could see myself buying a $50 scratch ticket.
     
  11. C0usineddie

    C0usineddie VIP Whale

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    I like scratchers but never one ,ore than about $5 with one.

    A coworker once went on the big spin with a scratcher and won 15k.
     
  12. RockyBalboa

    RockyBalboa VIP Whale

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    $50 on the very first time I tried one. Haven't won more than 1-10 the other times. I don't play often...maybe two or three a year
     
  13. Joe Strummer

    Joe Strummer VIP Whale

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    I go in streaks - buying those things.
    I have never bought one for more than $10.
    Usually, a couple $2 tickets with one $5 ticket.
    I might go 6 months without buying any + then
    for a month I'll buy them.
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    I hadn't bought any for quite a while until Christmas time.
    I bought a bunch.......and DAMN !....they were BAD !
    previously, I'd win at least HALF my money back.
    Not last time --
    I wonder if they've "tightened" those things up,too ?
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    I think I won $100 once -
    I know I've won $50 -- cos that was this past summer.
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    I've started buying lottery tickets -
    which I'm NOT HAPPY about !
    To me......it's a quiet sign of DESPERATION...I hate that !
     
  14. dunebug81

    dunebug81 VIP Whale

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    I agree, dropping a $5,000 in a weekend in vegas is no problem. Going into the gas station and dropping even $100 on scratchers is something I could never do.
     
  15. Kickin

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    My dad owned a pharmacy when we were younger and he sold lotto and scratchers. There were a lot of regulars who would come in and buy a bunch of cards, scratch them right there, and then buy more. I never saw anyone win anything big and I spent a lot of time there.
     
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