March 21, 2018
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The South African Lottery

Most countries around the world have their own lotteries, some only available to the locals and some available to international players, some as old as the Dutch lottery the Staatsloterij that dates back to 1726 (read more about the Staatsloterij ,“The oldest lottery that exists today”) and Continue Reading

The Lottery – A Glimpse Through Time

For centuries, people around the world have been playing the national lottery. Today, there are thousands of opportunities for millions of players worldwide to take part in one of the biggest industries globally, but it hasn’t always been this way. Today’s winners stand on the back of millions of people who have gone before them, […]Continue Reading

The oldest lottery that exists today

HistoryLotteries have been in play for many years, in many different forms, but have you ever wondered where and when the first known lottery was? There is very little consolidated information on this, but if you are patient you can find interesting stories that share very old recorded lotteries. It seems that the first recorded signs […]Continue Reading


Things are done a little differently in Spain! They have festivals where brave (or mad) thrill-seekers try to outrun rampaging bulls rush through the narrow streets of Pamplona, costumed townspeople jump over babies to ward off evil spirits and illness near Burgos, it is also home to the world’s biggest tomato fight near Valencia.  These events […]Continue Reading

A deeper look at the Australian Lottery

Australia boasts various lottery games with draws taking place everyday. A brief history of how the Lottery games started and how they are played can be found below. The “Tattersalls” or “Tatts Group” as they are known as is responsible for most of the lotteries in Australia. It is active in the wagering, lotteries and gaming […]Continue Reading
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From Humble Beginings to massive education funding

The New York Lottery officially began in 1967 after a vote, by New Yorkers on November 8th 1966, for a government-run lottery with the proceeds being applied exclusively to, or in aid or support of, education. Prior to this, informal New York lotteries were used for non-educational needs. Its first slogan was “Your Chance of a Lifetime to Help […]Continue Reading