Tonight there is a $96,000 carryover at the Meadowlands Pick 6 pool. It's probably time to play. Depending on the weather, one could expect the pool to reach $300,000 tonight.
For more information, some analysis and sample tickets, click here.
As most know, Balmoral Park (and Maywood) have lowered their pick 4 to a 15% takeout. Here are some sample numbers about what you can score when these tracks lower their takeout.
Sunday, January 31 Pick Four at Balmoral
Old payoff $8,984.90 New payoff $10,182.90
Added winnings of $1,198
Wednesday February 3 Pick 4 at Meadowlands
Old payoff $7,821.70 New payoff $8,864.70
Added winnings of $1,043
Thursday February 4 Pick 4 at Meadowlands
Old payoff $7,624.50 New payoff $8,641.40
Added winnings of $1,016
It is important to note for Canadian readers: You can not get these rates here in Canada at Woodbine, or through their ADW. Those 15% takeouts are jacked up, to (I think) 25% or more. So beware; you will get lower payoffs at the old, or worse than the old rates.