Riot, you should make an IP Lottery!

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El Wreckinibrey

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10-11-2012

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Originally Posted by Narvuntien View Post
I think it might be illegal to have gambling in a game that minors can play.

nah wait I must be wrong since pokemon has slots.
was gunna call you out on that but you found an example by yourself.

ever play neopets? yeah... gambling


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lolSeb

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10-11-2012

gambling for little kids, this idea is nice, but seems like it would go against some gambling regulations


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El Wreckinibrey

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10-11-2012

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Originally Posted by lolSeb View Post
gambling for little kids, this idea is nice, but seems like it would go against some gambling regulations
http://www.neopets.com/games/categor...at=luck_chance


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EnigmaticBurrito

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10-11-2012

Lotteries are by their nature amoral. It's like a tax for people bad at math.


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El Wreckinibrey

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10-11-2012

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Originally Posted by Theotherscatman View Post
Lotteries are by their nature amoral. It's like a tax for people bad at math.
You are implying that Riot would have to make the lottery's odds imbalanced. Obviously since it's IP, the payouts would be equal to the revenue.


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Old Dirty Teemo

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10-11-2012

oh dear god. riot give this man a medal. and MAKE THIS HAPPEN.

omg please. please riot....
PLEASE! MAKE THIS HAPPEN!!!!!

yes i might have a gambling problem. but god damnit i wanna gamble!!!


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Glove426

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10-11-2012

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Originally Posted by Narvuntien View Post
I think it might be illegal to have gambling in a game that minors can play.

nah wait I must be wrong since pokemon has slots.

Still encouraging gambling doesn't soon like a good idea.

Paper Mario had lottery tickets


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Lagginator

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10-11-2012

Why would you give Riot this idea? Lotteries abuse people lack of knowledge about statistics to make tons of money; a large portion of LoL's player base probably isn't even old enough to POTENTIALLY have had any statistics classes in school yet.

Actually, I don't think Riot would even want to do this. Champions already cost enough that people are going to be encouraged to buy RP to get the champs they want, and they wouldn't want to give users the option of spending small amounts of RP on lottery tickets because having that little bit of RP left over only encourages you to buy more.


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FT David

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10-11-2012

I think the entry should be 1000 ip and the draws happen every week? or every other week?


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Lagginator

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10-11-2012

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Originally Posted by El Wreckinibrey View Post
You are implying that Riot would have to make the lottery's odds imbalanced. Obviously since it's IP, the payouts would be equal to the revenue.
"payouts equal to the revenue"

You poor, poor, naive sap. You just don't understand how gambling works, do you?


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