Economics of Gambling in Estonia – Lotteries
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There are currently issued 18 permits for enterprises, which organize gambling-related activities in 163 locations in Estonia. There are also four permits for lottery organisers. Estonian Gambling Market 2003: Company >>> Number of employees >>> Turnover >>> Description Eesti Loto … Read More

Economics of Gambling in Czech Republic – Lotteries
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More than two thirds of the adult population of the Czech Republic (69%) participated in gaming and betting in 2004. The participants included all ages; however, the majority (60%) were between 30 and 59 years old. The share of players … Read More

Barriers for Lotteries in EU
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Prohibitions and restrictions Specific prohibitions and restrictions with respect to lotteries include: – Prohibition to establish a branch abroad or acquire a qualified participation in a foreign company if such an acquisition would result in a reduction in revenue from … Read More

Antihistamines
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An antihistamine is a drug which serves to reduce or eliminate effects mediated by histamine, an endogenous chemical mediator released during allergic reactions, through action at the histamine receptor. Only agents where the main therapeutic effect is mediated by negative … 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

Modern keno
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Keno, in its modern form, is like a lottery or bingo in that it is a numbers game. Unlike bingo, the keno player picks the numbers for his or her ticket(s). Keno cards have 80 numbers; the keno player can … 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

Germany will ban online gambling starting with January 1st, 2008
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Germany will ban any form of Web-based gambling or brokering of games over the Internet, beginning with January 1st, 2008, including the advertising of gaming over the Internet and on television. Germany ratified an accord that preserves the country’s state … Read More