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Lened
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Florida

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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2012 9:16:04 AM

Has anyone ever asked what are the odds of winning a gas card each week ?
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cnygas
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 8:19:26 AM

As stated in the TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
QueenMother
Champion Author New Hampshire

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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 7:56:17 AM

Low
BobFang
All-Star Author Cincinnati

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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 7:40:43 AM

If you don't enter, a guaranteed ZERO. If you do enter then only very slightly better.
04Ram1500
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 12:11:38 AM

Zero
JStory17
Champion Author San Antonio

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 11:32:47 PM

low
lwood655
All-Star Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 9:56:18 PM

slim to none
cnygas
Champion Author New York

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 10:26:47 AM

As stated in the TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
NickoliMB
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 10:18:06 AM

Agree...Slim to none.
Hubba2107
Champion Author Iowa

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 8:37:17 AM

no
MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 2:37:24 AM

My odds would be slim to none.
04Ram1500
Champion Author Boston

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 12:47:22 AM

Less than zero
Buddy2264
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 12:35:54 AM

Only way I knOw at this point to use points, so I get 5-6 opera week.
Zennyboy
Veteran Author Toronto

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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 12:18:18 AM

Considering that there are about 50,000 active users (who gain points regularly).

Each of them will buy about 6.5 raffles per week

That makes 325,000 raffles entered weekly

So if you average 6.5 raffle entries per week, then your odds of winning are 1:50,000
If you like that calculation, you should check out this post on TESLA's cost vs a regular car + Gas

http://gas-share.com/forum/forum/the-lounge/technology/85-tesla

Zenny



[Edited by: Zennyboy at 10/8/2013 12:19:27 AM EST]
mandydonnaprinc
Champion Author Hamilton

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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 9:16:45 AM

No
sheba24
Champion Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 9:09:15 AM

No
TomB2
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 3:27:05 PM

Nope
gus8441
Champion Author Baltimore

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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 12:33:25 PM

beyond slim
jdmd6613
Champion Author Memphis

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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 11:25:16 AM

Slim
Thumper52
Champion Author New Brunswick

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Message Posted: Oct 6, 2013 6:09:55 AM

Not very good
lwood655
All-Star Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 8:31:13 AM

slim to none
pbarbee
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 1:37:08 AM

No, but has anyone on here ever won?
estroh
Champion Author Indiana

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Message Posted: Aug 23, 2013 12:07:00 AM

Next to none. I played 110 entries on one drawing and the guy/gal who won played at most 6 or 7 entries, I know because they only had 6000 to 7000 points. What are the odds??
RodOrRob
All-Star Author Mobile

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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 11:08:31 PM

50/50
You either win or you don't
;-)
dassfg
Champion Author Fort Worth

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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 10:06:52 PM

Slim
NickoliMB
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 9:12:22 PM

Zilch to none.
urpostman
All-Star Author Calgary

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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2013 1:24:40 PM

same odds as a lotto
lwood655
All-Star Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 10:01:11 AM

slim to none I tried using almost all of my points and did not win
NickoliMB
Champion Author Manitoba

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 9:33:52 AM

I agree...slim to none.Should at least have a few and divide the states into 4 sections and one from the 10 Canadian Provinces.
MertieMan
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 8:19:47 AM

I would say they are slim to none, like the lottery.
Boyrr
Champion Author Allentown

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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2013 9:52:17 AM

slim to none, I have been doing max tickets every week for over 9 years, and I have never won. That's over 468 entries, you do the math.
pt1KY
Champion Author Lexington

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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2013 9:15:05 AM

apparently not very good!
Buddy2264
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2013 12:21:59 AM

The fun is in trying, the chance I would say slim, but not sure.
waynecz
Champion Author Tampa

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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2013 12:20:00 AM

apparently not very good since I have not won one yet ....
markcayer
All-Star Author Ottawa

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Message Posted: Jul 21, 2013 9:34:36 AM

Probably the same as being hit by lightening ... twice.

But as the old saying goes "You can't win if you don't have a ticket" and they are free so ... Why not?
Wanda127
Champion Author Florida

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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2013 11:16:34 PM

Must not have a good chance since I have been on here over 3 yrs. & never won yet.
ronbo2010
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2013 6:38:10 PM

Dangit, wrong forum. Can't edit it anymore. I wanted to post zero. :-(
ronbo2010
Champion Author Los Angeles

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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2013 6:28:22 PM

HDD brackets for my new solid state drive. :-)
hockeybabe25
Sophomore Author Allentown

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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 3:33:58 PM

zero
BartandLisa
Champion Author Newfoundland

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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2013 1:52:01 PM

In my case, zero
catladyNM
All-Star Author New Mexico

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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2013 9:47:34 AM

More people with entries the less of a chance of winning. Since it doesn't cost anything to enter it is a chance I will take.

[Edited by: catladyNM at 6/7/2013 9:48:27 AM EST]
hutch72
Rookie Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2013 2:24:31 PM

I would assume the odds change depending on the number of entries. I don't know anyone who has won.
Shooter26
Sophomore Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2013 2:23:27 PM

It's about the same as winning the lotte...........WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SEE YA!
inventorymaster
Champion Author KW

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2013 8:46:15 AM

once in 50 years
jake13ny
Veteran Author Long Island

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2013 8:23:47 AM

very slim
angiely
Rookie Author Edmonton

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2013 2:17:07 AM

I was this week's winner and I usually only have 1 or 2 tickets per week. I've been playing for about two years. I guess I was just the lucky one this time. :-)
tiggerroo5
Rookie Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2013 12:41:51 AM

I think the chances are low but since it costs nothing to enter except a little time to earn points, I keep trying.
04coupe
All-Star Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2013 11:17:10 PM

Slim
JOB_Dave
Sophomore Author San Francisco

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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2013 10:53:31 PM

nill
coldwater282
Sophomore Author Iowa

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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2013 12:44:12 AM

Slim
greydog13
All-Star Author Iowa

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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2013 11:57:49 PM

No luck yet
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