September 24, 2018
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Vatican Lottery

Vatican Lottery You may know of lotteries all over the world, but did you know that lotteries have grown in popularity to such an extent that even the Vatican City has hopped on board?   The 1700’s saw Rome become a place of festivities with a revival of theatre and many popping up all Continue Reading
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The South African Lottery

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 some as new as the […]Continue Reading
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The Lottery – A Glimpse Through Time

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 […]Continue Reading
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The oldest lottery that exists today

The oldest lottery that exists today History –  Lotteries 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 […]Continue Reading
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UNIQUELY SPANISH – FROM FESTIVALS TO LOTTERY

UNIQUELY SPANISH – FROM FESTIVALS TO LOTTERY 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 […]Continue Reading
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A deeper look at the Australian Lottery

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 […]Continue Reading
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From Humble Beginnings to massive education funding

From Humble Beginnings 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 […]Continue Reading