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IGT to Introduce Self-Serve Lottery Terminals in Ontario via 15-Year Contract with OLG

IGT Global Solutions Corporation has been selected by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation as the primary technology provider of self-serve lottery terminals. The contract will run until June 2027 and includes 10 additional one-year contract extension options. IGT will provide OLG with 1400 GameTouch 28 self.serge lottery terminal for deployment at lottery retailers across Ontario. The Game touch 28 is built on more than 30 years of experience designing and deploying some of the industry’s most advanced self serve solutions. It includes responsible gaming functionality and accessibility features such as a pin pad and audio jack.
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Mido Lotto has launched in Montana. The renowned lottery app allows players to purchase and track lottery tickets:

NJ lottery pick 6 results: Burlington County has a winner

The winner of the New Jersey Lottery Pick-6 with Double Play drawing of September 22 has been announced. The winner will claim the $7.1 million annuity jackpot. Two other players won $15,825 each on the same drawing. An additional 6,663 players took home $62,832.
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NJ lottery pick 6 results: Burlington County has a winner
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OLG to receive self-serve lottery terminals from IGT via new deal

OLG will receive 1,400 GameTouch 28 self-serve lottery terminals from IGT. The installation is expected to be completed in the second half of next year. I GT's self serving terminals comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The new deal will be valid through June 2027. It can be extended by additional 10 years. If the whole contract is completed, IG would be the provider of self serve lottery terminal in Ontario for the next 15 years, and may provide additional technology. OLG's President and CEO hopes the launch of the new self service technology will allow the company to drive sales and maximize revenue for provincial priorities.
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OLG to receive self-serve lottery terminals from IGT via new deal
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Jackpocket Celebrates New LOTTO Game Launch by Offering Arkansans Their First Lottery Ticket Free

Jackpocket has partnered with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery to celebrate the launch of the new game LOTTO. New customers can receive a free ticket by downloading the Jackpocket app and entering the code ARLOTTO at checkout. LOTT boasts a starting jackpot of $250,000 with drawings every Wednesday and Saturday. The first drawing is on September 21. Jack pocket offers Arkansas Lotteries' favorite games, including Mega Millions, Powerball, Lucky for Life, Cash 3, and Cash 4.
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Jackpocket Celebrates New LOTTO Game Launch by Offering Arkansans Their First Lottery Ticket Free

Jackpocket launches new LOTTO game for customers in Arkansas

Jackpocket launched a new lottery game called LOTTO for customers in Arkansas. The jackpot starts at $250,000. Jackpocket has distributed more than $3.7 million in prizes for Arkansas customers. Across the US, the company has paid more that $185 million. 19 players have collected a prize of $1 million or more. Recently, Jack pocket selected Caitlin Stojanovich as Chief of Staff. She is the first female Chief Executive Officer of Jack Pocket. It is also the most significant game since the 2009 launch of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.
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Jackpocket launches new LOTTO game for customers in Arkansas

TNB helps Johor cops to disconnect power supply to five online gambling premises in Kota Tinggi

Johor police cut off electricity supply to several premises for allegedly conducting online gambling activities under the cover of legal businesses. Five local male suspects were arrested. The premises had been operating for between one and three months. From January to this month, authorities carried out 32 raids to curb online betting activities. In total, 79 arrests were made and seven premises were cut of electricity. It is illegal to operate outdoor gambling.
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TNB helps Johor cops to disconnect power supply to five online gambling premises in Kota Tinggi
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OLG to Launch Thousands of Self-Serve Lottery Terminals

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation is planning to launch 1,400 self-serve lottery terminals in select lottery retail locations across the province. The Crown corporation is responsible for offering gambling and lottery in a fun but safe way to Ontarians.
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OLG to Launch Thousands of Self-Serve Lottery Terminals

EuroMillions results: Winning numbers for Tuesday's enormous £153m prize

Tonight's National Lottery EuroMillions winning numbers have been announced. The winning number is 11, 21, 23, 32, 48 and the Lucky Stars are 03, 12. A ticket for the Euromillions draw costs £2.50 and includes automatic entry into the UK Millionaire Maker draw. There are draws every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 8.15pm.
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Billionaire Czech tycoon's gambling firm WILL take over National Lottery

Allwyn Entertainment will take over the National Lottery from February 2024. The company has pledged to double charitable donations to £38billion over next decade and slash ticket prices to just £1. Its owner, oil tycoon Karel Komarek, 53, has previously faced scrutiny over his links with Russian-state energy giant Gazprom. His company MND formed a joint venture with Gaz Prom to build an underground gas storage facility in his home country.
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Billionaire Czech tycoon's gambling firm WILL take over National Lottery

New LOTTO game in Arkansas

LOTTO is the newest jackpot game from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. It has a $250,000 starting jackpots that keeps growing until someone wins. LOTTO tickets are on sale now in stores and on the Jackpocket app. Lotteries in Arkansas have paid out more than $4 billion to winners since 2009. Tickets sales have funded more 675,00 scholarships for Arkansas students.  
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Powerball, Mega Millions total almost half a billion

Mega Millions and Powerball are in a race to offer the biggest jackpot this year. The two jackpots add up to $481 million. N.C. Education Lottery offers two chances to win big. The odds of winning the Power Ball are 1 in 292 million, while the Mega Millions jack pot is 1.5 in 302 million and the odds are about 1/4. People can buy tickets at any lottery retail location or through Online Play.
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Powerball, Mega Millions total almost half a billion

The First Thing 12 Lottery Winners Have Bought

The first thing lottery winners have bought is a wrestlers promotion. Jay Vargas from South Carolina tried to launch it in 2009 but it failed. He invested $50000 here. The first purchase made by 12 different jackpot winners when the official online lottery results were announced is the first item.
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The First Thing 12 Lottery Winners Have Bought
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Top 6 Biggest Unclaimed Lottery Jackpots

$100 million in lottery prizes go unclaimed every day. People forget to collect their tickets, misplace them or have their lottery tickets snatched. Some people refuse to claim lesser prizes as they don't think it's worth it.
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Top 6 Biggest Unclaimed Lottery Jackpots

Gateway's Cascades Casino Delta in BC to open its doors on September 29

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's new facility, Cascades Casino Delta, is set to open on Thursday, September 29. The CAD99 million investment will feature 160,000 feet of entertainment space in Ladner, just north of Highway 99/17A interchange in Delta. It will be a significant addition to the local economy and entertainment landscape of Delta and will bring up to 600 new employees to that community. In the meantime, the company is hiring at its South Delta property. The positions available include dealers, dealer supervisors, slot attendants, guest services representatives and supervisors.
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Gateway's Cascades Casino Delta in BC to open its doors on September 29

The Explanations Why Individuals Enjoy Playing The Lottery As a Hobby

The reasons why people play the lottery are varied. People play it for various reasons, but most of them are personal. The following are the most prevalent explanations for why so many people do so. The most common reason is to win the jackpot. Other reasons include to have fun and to be a good citizen.
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The Explanations Why Individuals Enjoy Playing The Lottery As a Hobby

Gambling makes $3b for J’can Gov’t in June quarter

Gambling makes $3 billion for J'can Gov't in June quarter. The Supreme Ventures Group, or SVL, is the largest gambling enterprise and dominates the market. The rise occurred during a period of heightened annual inflation estimated at 10.2 per cent in July. Slot machines in gaming lounges and bars generated the highest sales of $33.8 billion, while lottery games generated $20.9 billion. BGLC encourages gambling providers to apply principles of responsible gambling.
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Gambling makes $3b for J’can Gov’t in June quarter

The Complete Guide to Scotland’s Gambling Scene

More than 1.1 million people in Scotland gambled in the past year. 7 out of 10 adults in Scottish placed a bet in that time. 74% of adult Scotsmen gamble, compared to 67% for women. 1 in 10 Scots bought a lottery ticket in last year, whereas 1 out every 25 women played lotto.
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The Complete Guide to Scotland’s Gambling Scene

Online player in Dublin scoops €96,446 in last night’s Lotto draw

A Lotto player in Dublin has won €96,446 in last night's draw. The winning numbers were 2, 14, 24, 30, 38, 44, and 29. Over 63,000 players in Ireland won prizes last evening. There was no winner of the Lottos jackpot worth €6,310,679. Saturday's jackpots will be estimated at € 6.8m.
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Online player in Dublin scoops €96,446 in last night’s Lotto draw

£4 million up for grabs in Saturday's Lotto draw

£4 million jackpot is up for grabs in Saturday's Lotto draw. No ticket-holders won the top prize this week. One ticket holder won £13,000 on Lottos HotPicks. Six people won a total of £5,500 on the Thunderball.
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£4 million up for grabs in Saturday's Lotto draw

How New Zealanders bought the Lotto dream

Lotto's corporate communications team was on a roll. Year after year, as the Powerball jackpot ballooned out to more than $20 million, the press releases would go out and the story of the lucky Lotto stores would be picked up by media across the country.
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How New Zealanders bought the Lotto dream

How Kiwis bought into the Lotto dream

Lotto used to claim certain stores were lucky, but they were not. Expert Maria Bellringer says the whole process is random. Lotto will no longer use the term "lucky" in its press releases.   The company will not use it in the future. It was a bit of fun, not intended to suggest people were more likely to win a prize at certain Lottos. The expert believes it encouraged people to spend more. She believes the odds are not in their favour. RNZ investigated the matter. They found out that the Lettos used the word "luck" to refer to their products.
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Havas Wins Big with Lotto.com Creative Agency of Record Appointment

Lotto.com has appointed Havas as its first creative agency of record. Havs will be responsible for elevating Lotto’s awareness across the country and launching the platform's first-ever brand campaign. L.A. and New Jersey are the first states where L lottery tickets can be ordered online.
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Havas Wins Big with Lotto.com Creative Agency of Record Appointment

Scientific Games Signs New Contract with Latvian National Lottery

Scientific Games has signed a new contract with Latvijas Loto, the state lottery in Latvia. The company will power responsible growth and funding to benefit the Latvan state budget. Scientific Games is already offering its products and services to lotteries in over 50 countries globally. Its new technology will be launched in Latvia next year. It is expected to help Latvin lotto achieve its responsible grow objectives and increase retailer points-of-sale by 50%.
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Scientific Games Signs New Contract with Latvian National Lottery

Scientific Games and Texas Lottery extend deal through 2034

Scientific Games and Texas Lottery extend their partnership through 2034. The duo first joined forces three decades ago. They have been working together for the last three and a half decades. Scientific Games' SCiQ technology will help the Lotteries gain access to industry-leading analytics and real-time data. The company will continue its successful collaboration with the TexasLottery. It will raise more funds for good causes and bring innovative games and promotions for Texas players. Texas' Executive Director said that the company's products and promotion played an important role in the success of the lottery.
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Scientific Games and Texas Lottery extend deal through 2034

'Gamblers' fallacy': How we were sold the fiction of 'lucky' Lotto stores

Lotto used to claim that some of its stores were lucky, but it's a myth. The company will no longer use the term 'lucky' in its press releases. Gambling expert Maria Bellinger says it encourages people to spend more. Lotto's top 10 money-making stores also sold the most tickets. RNZ obtained a list of the top ten money making stores. They were the ones that sold most lottery tickets, so they were more likely to sell winners. It's not a coincidence that the stores that were named as lucky sold more tickets as well. A Lottos spokesperson said it was a light-hearted joke.
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'Gamblers' fallacy': How we were sold the fiction of 'lucky' Lotto stores

How we bought into the Lotto dream

Lotto used to claim certain stores were lucky, but they were not. Expert Maria Bellringer says the whole process is random. Lotto will no longer use the term "lucky" in its press releases.   The company will not use it in the future. It was a bit of fun, not intended to suggest people were more likely to win a prize at certain Lottos. The expert believes it encouraged people to spend more. She believes the odds are not in their favour. RNZ investigated the matter. They found out that the Lettos used the word "luck" to refer to their products.
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How we bought into the Lotto dream

How we bought the Lotto dream

Lotto used to claim that some of its stores were lucky, but it's a fiction. The company will no longer use the term "luck" in its press releases. The fourth story in an investigative series on Lotto is coming up next week. It's based on RNZ's investigation. For more information, visit the website here. iReport.com. In the future, Lottos will not use "lucky" or " lucky regions" as a subject in their press release. Maria Bellringer, director of the Gambling Addictions and Research Centre, says it encourages people to spend more.
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How we bought the Lotto dream

Cascades Casino Delta to open Sept. 29 as a $99M investment for Gateway company

Cascades Casino Delta will open on Thursday, Sept. 29. The new facility will feature close to 160,000 square feet of entertainment space in Ladner. It will be a $99 million investment for Gateway Casinos & Entertainment. Gateway operates Cascade casinos in Langley, Kamloops and Penticton. In South Delta, the company is hiring for the new gaming floor and management positions. The company employs close 7,00 people and features nearly 334 table games, 13,555 slots, 91 food and beverage outlets and 561 hotel rooms.
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Cascades Casino Delta to open Sept. 29 as a $99M investment for Gateway company

Powerball Live Drawing Results for Wednesday, September 7, 2022: Winning Numbers

The Powerball Lottery drawing results for Wednesday, September 7, 2022 are available. The jackpot has increased by $11 million. Tickets are $2 each and are sold in 45 states. The proceeds of every PowerBall ticket sold are divided between the prizes funding, good causes supported by lotteries, retailer commissions and operating expenses.
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Powerball Live Drawing Results for Wednesday, September 7, 2022: Winning Numbers

Fort Erie Mayor Slams OLG over Slot Operations

Wayne Redekop is frustrated with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. He is angry because the corporation has run Vegas-style slots contrary to the rules they are supposed to be operating under.
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Fort Erie Mayor Slams OLG over Slot Operations

New Zealand’s Government Faces Criticism for Allowing Children to Purchase Lotto Tickets

New Zealand's Government is being criticised for allowing children to buy Lotto tickets. Maria Bellringer studied the gambling habits of almost 900 children in the Pacific Islands, aged 9, who live in New Zealand. She found that 7% of them had already purchased a Lotte ticket. The only age limit on the games offered by the Lottos is an R-18 restriction on Instant Kiwi. Chris Lyman, the CEO of Lotos, claims that introducing age restrictions would require a legislative overhaul.
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New Zealand’s Government Faces Criticism for Allowing Children to Purchase Lotto Tickets

New $100-million Cascades Casino Delta to open in late September

Cascades Casino Delta will open on September 29, 2022. It will be Gateway Casinos & Entertainment's sixth Cascade-branded casino. The complex will support up to 600 jobs. If all goes as planned, in 2028, the casino will benefit from the opening of a new eight-lane tunnel replacing the existing four- lane George Massey Tunnel. The casino is located next to the interchange of Highway 99 with Highway 17A. Gateway owns 27 gaming properties across British Columbia, Ontario, and Alberta. In Metro Vancouver, it owns and operates Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby and Starlight Casino.
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New $100-million Cascades Casino Delta to open in late September

Prop. 27 backers sound like lottery pushers in the 1980s

In 1984, voters passed Proposition 37 establishing a California lottery system. The coalition promised millions in new education funding. In 1985, Michael Hiltzik received a set of dictionaries and three yellow playground balls from the California State Lottery Commission. Now walk into any convenience or liquor store and you'll see people buying lottery tickets and scratchers to feed their gambling addiction. Proposition 27 will similarly explode gambling addictions in California by giving the green light to online betting.
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Prop. 27 backers sound like lottery pushers in the 1980s

NeoPollard Interactive Applauds the Virginia Lottery for Record-Breaking iLottery Results in FY 2022

NeoPollard Interactive commends the Virginia Lottery for its exceptional iLottery achievements in fiscal year 2022. The Virginia lottery has exceeded $1.3 billion in top-line sales in its second year of operation. The Lotteries eInstant portfolio contributed 95% of program revenues. Net gaming revenue posted impressive 60% growth over the previous year. New mobile application and increase in available online draw games contributed to Lotters' success. iLotto is powered by NeoDraw Central Gaming System. It delivers the speed, flexibility and functionality consumers expect when purchasing draw game in the e-commerce environment.
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NeoPollard Interactive Applauds the Virginia Lottery for Record-Breaking iLottery Results in FY 2022

Camelot Withdraws Legal Action Over UK National Lottery Licence

Allwyn has been selected by the Gambling Commission to take over the UK National Lottery Licence. Camelot immediately appealed the decision and pursued legal action against Allwyn and the Commission. Allyn has now withdrawn its legal challenge and waives any costs incurred by Camelots.
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Camelot Withdraws Legal Action Over UK National Lottery Licence

NeoPollard Interactive Congratulates the New Hampshire Lottery on a Successful FY 2022 in iLottery Sales

NeoPollard Interactive congratulates New Hampshire Lottery on its impressive iLottery sales growth in fiscal year 2022. FY 2022 marks the fourth year of iLotto operations for the New Hampshire Lotteries. The Lotters' net gaming revenue increased by 30% year-over-year to more than $36 million. New features introduced to enhance the Lottering experience include expedited withdrawal and progressive jackpot series. i lotto offers a portfolio of fun and engaging e-Instant games.
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NeoPollard Interactive Congratulates the New Hampshire Lottery on a Successful FY 2022 in iLottery Sales

6 beginners' rules I wish I’d followed after realizing the lottery is straight theft

Bradley Retter is a professional gambler. He wrote a blog post about tips on how to avoid mistakes that cost him money. He recommends avoiding slot machines and lottery tickets. Retters spends less than $50 a year on lottery ticket now. Online real-money slots tend to be more successful. Never spend more than you can afford. It's important to know that there is no guarantee of winning.
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6 beginners' rules I wish I’d followed after realizing the lottery is straight theft

PA lottery: Fine Wine & Spirits in Warrington sells $1.3 million Match 6

Fine Wine & Good Spirits in Warrington, Pennsylvania sold a winning ticket for $1.3 million Match 6 Lotto jackpot. The store received $10,000 for selling the ticket. More than 43,800 other Match6 Lottos also won prizes in the September 1 hybrid online/in-person drawing. Lottery winners have one year from the drawing date to claim prizes.
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PA lottery: Fine Wine & Spirits in Warrington sells $1.3 million Match 6

Two Lotto millionaires may not realise they have winning tickets

August was an exciting month for National Lottery players all over Ireland, as five new millionaires were crowned in just four weeks. The National lottery urged players to check their tickets carefully, because two of Ireland's newest million euro prizes remain unclaimed. Galway City Council street cleaners scooped the lotto jackpot prize of €5,541,001 on August 3. A player from Co. Sligo became the first millionaire of the special raffle on Friday, August 5, after purchasing their winning ticket worth €1,005,000 million in The Regional Stores, Ballinode.
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Two Lotto millionaires may not realise they have winning tickets

Study Shows Asian Online Gamers Keen On Buying Loot Boxes

Study Shows Asian Online Gamers Keen On Buying Loot Boxes. Over 70 percent of Asians living in New Zealand have played online video games in the last 12 months. The study was conducted by Trace Research and commissioned by Asian Family Services. Over 80 percent have engaged in online gambling and gaming activities in last year. Most common activities are Lotto or Instant Kiwi online (73.8%), followed by online gaming (50. 8%), and TAB sports betting online. 56 percent didn't know where to go to get help if their gambling was problematic. There is a lack of awareness about the severity of problems and limited understanding about counselling.
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Study Shows Asian Online Gamers Keen On Buying Loot Boxes

Lottery Analysis Says Hundreds Of Millions Lost To Skill Games

The Pennsylvania Lottery sold nearly $15 billion in scratch-off tickets from October 2017 to March 2022. Lotteries sold another $650 million without the growth in competitive "skill game" gambling machines at lottery retailers and elsewhere. The lottery's primary vendor, Scientific Games, conducted an updated analysis of the impact of these devices. It estimated the scratch games would be generating 4.4% more in sales and providing some $165 million a year more revenue if not for the competition.
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Lottery Analysis Says Hundreds Of Millions Lost To Skill Games

The Guardian Nigeria News

Online gambling is a lucrative market. New Zealand's online gambling laws are quite different from those of other countries. The article explains the differences between the two. It also explains how to get information about the laws in New Zealander. The Guardian Nigeria News. is breaking down New NZ's stance on online betting laws.
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The world’s best lotteries

Online lottery betting allows you to choose your side. European and American lotteries are the best bet. The world's biggest lottersies from Europe and America are compared.
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The world’s best lotteries

What is the Mega Millions Lottery?

The Mega Millions jackpot is $1.337 billion. It is one of the biggest lotteries in the world. The draw is held in Atlanta, Georgia every Tuesday and Friday at 11 pm Eastern Time. Tickets cost $2 USD per line. The Mega Mega is offered in 45 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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What is the Mega Millions Lottery?

New Metro Vancouver casino to be done by end of September

Gateway Casinos invited the media and local business leaders for a tour inside their 165,000-square-foot Cascades Casino Delta. The company is not comfortable to provide a firm grand opening date yet, but it will be by the end of September. It is the biggest entertainment destination in Vancouver. The 40,00-sq-ft gaming floor will feature 500 slot machines, 18 table games and a stadium gaming area. There will also be a five-storey Delta Marriott Hotel with 125 rooms. They are also planning to introduce ethnic theme nights at The Buffet and Match Eatery.
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New Metro Vancouver casino to be done by end of September