Raffle

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A raffle is a competition in which people buy numbered tickets. A raffle is often be held in order to raise funds for a specific event, charity or occasion. The raffle either involves many people buying tickets for the chance … Read More

Punchboard

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A punchboard is a game board, primarily consisting of a number of holes which was used once for lottery playings. History Punchboards were originally used in the eighteenth century for gambling purposes. A local tavern owner would constuct a game … Read More

Numbers game

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The Numbers Game or Policy Racket is a lottery game where the bettor attempts to pick three or four numbers from zero to nine that will be randomly drawn. Before the advent of state-operated lotteries, the gambler would place his … Read More

Mega numbers

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Many states have set up Lottery games that award a substantial prize, often in the tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars to some lucky winner or group of winners. Such games often go by the name of Lotto … Read More

Powerballs And Bonus Balls

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Many lotteries have a “powerball” (or “bonus ball”). If the powerball is drawn from a different pool of numbers from the main lottery, then simply multiply the odds by the number of powerballs. For example, in the 6 from 49 … Read More

Lottery Mathematics – Odds of getting other scores in choosing 6 from 49

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One must calculate the total number of lottery combinations (c(49,6) = 13,983,816, as explained in the section above), and divide it by the number of those combinations which give the desired result – which equates to the number of ways … Read More

Lottery Mathematics – Calculation explained in choosing 6 from 6 of 49

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In a typical 6/49 lotto, 6 (k) numbers are drawn from a range of 49 (n) and if the 6 numbers on a ticket match the numbers drawn, the ticket holder is a jackpot winner – this is true no … Read More

Lottery machine

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A lottery machine is the machine used to draw the winning numbers for a lottery.Early lotteries were done by drawing numbers, or winning tickets, from a container. In the UK, numbers of winning Premium Bonds (which were not strictly a … Read More

Lottery jackpot records

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Lottery jackpot records are a matter of some interest to both participants and observers of this form of gambling.It is often said that the annual Christmas lottery in Spain, dubbed El Gordo (The Fat One), is the largest in the … Read More

Jueteng

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Jueteng (pronounced wet-teng) is an illegal numbers game played in the Philippines. Jueteng came from China and it means flower (jue) and bet (teng). Although illegal, it is a widely popular game with participation that crosses most, if not all … Read More

Bovine bingo

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Bovine bingo is a traditional rural fundraising game that is often played at country fetes and summer fairs, usually for fundraising purposes.Bovine bingo is not really a form of bingo, but a form of lottery. The game is set up … Read More

4-Digits

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4-Digits (4D) is a Singapore lottery. People play by choosing any number from 0000 to 9999. 23 number combinations are drawn every time. If one of the numbers match the one that the player has bought, a prize is won. … Read More

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