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Stopping Minn. e-Lotto Tickets Wouldn't Come Cheap

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are in a lottery pickle: Let sales of virtual tickets continue over bipartisan objections or be forced to find millions of dollars to shut the venture down. 679 more words


How many favorite numbers do you have?

Blog regulars know that our friend Ben loves the lottery, the cheapest form of hope. For less than the price of a Coke or a pack of gum, I can buy a ticket that holds the promise of financial freedom. 146 more words

Wit And Wisdom

First Dates

Well, hello!

I’m sorry I’ve been off the map for quite a few weeks…it’s been crazy! And well, I actually had a boyish friend in my life for the past couple weeks! 229 more words

Adventures By A College Girl

Piercing the Bubble

Almost daily now I’m asked my opinion of whether we are in a stock market bubble. It’s a curious line of inquiry, and inevitably leads to any number of further ponderous meditations that follow: 1,046 more words


Magic: A winning lottery ticket

This occurred a number of years ago.  Alas, I’ve long since given away or disposed of the remaining evidence of the work, and so there’s no proof that any of the following happened. 1,536 more words


The cheapest form of hope.

“He that can have patience, can have what he will.”

—Benjamin Franklin

Our friend Ben isn’t sure that I agree with our hero and blog mentor, the great Benjamin Franklin, on this one. 661 more words

Wit And Wisdom

One Of Two Winning $400 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Tickets Sold In Florida

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two winning tickets will split the estimated $400 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot.

Lottery officials said early Wednesday a ticket purchased in Maryland and another in Florida match all six numbers drawn in Tuesday night’s drawing. 143 more words