Tips for office lottery pools

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - When the lottery jackpot gets mega high, like the record-setting $540 mega millions drawing, many co-workers pool their money for a better chance at winning.

Here are some guidelines to follow so everyone takes home their fair share:

Make sure everyone puts the rules in writing.

Also, agree on what happens when a regular pool participant is absent the day money is collected.

Finally, everybody should have photocopies of the tickets and know where and when the tickets were purchased.

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