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Mcdonald’s Monopoly Game Won’t Make AnyoneAMillionaire By consumerist.com October 19, 2006 When I was a kid, I always looked forward to McDonald’s Monopoly rolling around. It always seemed like a million bucks was just one Boardwalk sticker on the back of my small fries away. Of course, I didn’t know the odds, but as McDonald’s Monopoly rolls around again, Fast Food News has been kind enough to tell you exactly how unlikely you are to get anything at all. Odds of winning a greasy piece of fast food: 1 in 7.2. Odds of winning $50: 1 in 91,967. Odds of winning a Sony Home Theater System or Flat Panel HDTV: 1 in 91,697,000 Odds of winning a trip for two to Vegas: 1 in 114,621,250. Odds of winning $50,000: 1 in 3.5 BILLION. Odds of winning $5 Million: 1 in 41,497,391,309. Or 7 times the population of the planet earth. Luckily, some people almost eat that much at McDonald’s to make it a sure thing. Bad Odds for McDonald’s Monopoly McDonald's Monopoly game promotion is back and will again increase revenues for the fast food giant as those who ignore the odds flock to their neighborhood McDonald's to gorge themselves for loosing game pieces! The odds of winning a Small McFlurry, a Medium 'trans fat' Fries or a Breakfast Sandwich are "approximately 1 in 7.2." So you should win something every 7th time you eat at McD. Not so great are the odds of winning the $50 prize: approximately 1 in 91,697. Odds of winning a Sony Home theater and Flat Panel HDTV: about 1 in 91,697,000. That's less than winning a few million in the Texas Lottery (which is 1 in 25,827,165). The odds are even worse for the trip for two to Vegas: 1 in 114,621,250. The odds are 3.5 billion to 1 against you winning a $50,000 prize. And as for the $5 million grand prize: "Odds of winning are approximately 1 in 41,497,391,309." Wow! For the sake of comparison, the odds of winning the Powerball Lottery is 1 in 146,107,962. Much, much better. Of course, for several years of McD's Monopoly game you had no chance at all of winning a big prize. That's because the winning pieces were horded by those working on the inside. But McDonald's has supposedly worked out new security procedures since the fraud was discovered in scheme.uring those years almost all the large prizes, totalling $24 million, went to those in on the INFOW ARS.COM BECAUSE THERE'SAWAR ON FOR YOUR MIND
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