Worldwide Lottery Results
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Germany - Lotto[18/07/2018 16:25 GMT]
Sweden - Lotto[18/07/2018 16:20 GMT]
Canada - Lotto 649[19/07/2018 02:30 GMT]
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New Zealand - Powerball[18/07/2018 08:20 GMT]
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|U.S. - Mega Millions||$ 422 Million|
|U.S. - Powerball||$ 130 Million|
|Australia - Powerball Lotto||AUD 40 Million|
|Spain - EuroMillions||€ 27 Million|
|Europe - EuroJackpot||€ 23 Million|
|Italy - SuperEnalotto||€ 16.8 Million|
|New Zealand - Powerball||NZD 10 Million|
|Canada - Lotto 649||CAD 9 Million|
The biggest ever jackpot happened in Powerball in United States in 2016, January 13th with amount $1,586.4 million! Three ticket shared the prize. Second grand prize was Mega Millions with "only" $656 million (3 tickets). The biggest ever win with single ticket was on behave of $590.5 million jackpot in US Powerball won by 84-year old woman in 2013.
In 2010, 30th October, the winning ticket worth 177.7 million euro was shared by 70 players!
Most popular Lotteries around the world
There are many lotteries of many types around the world. This kind of gambling is in some places banned by governments. Often, only unofficial lotteries are outlawed by gowernments. This type of gaming needs special licenses issued by the country of origin. There is World Lottery Association that represents interests of state-authorized lotteries around the globe.
You can play over one hundred different draw based games worldwide. Many of them are available on the internet to play. Most keen players live in USA and Europe. There are many players in Asia too. African lotterries also started to gain many players last few years.
Because of that the most popular lotteries are located in USA and Europe. US Powerball and Mega Millions generates the biggest jackpots in the world. In Europe the biggest lotteries are these organised by many countries together: Eurojackpot and Euromillions.
USA doesn't have a national lottery, instead its existence is subjected to the laws of each jurisdiction (state's law). These lotteries are legal from the 19th century. Nowadays the most popular Powerball is available in 44 states, Mega Millions in 43 states. There are several states in USA without a lottery games! Other major lottery in US is Hot Lotto, which was hacked few years ago due to the fact that draws were computerised not mechanical. Major revenue come from selling scratch cards In 21 century many Lotto offices try to make their games avaiable online.
Canada for many years had many twists concernig gambling laws. First lotteries were not truly legal. Nowadays Canada has three major lotteries operating under national law. These are Lotto 6/49, Lotto Max (known as Lotto Super 7 till 2009) and daily Grand. these lotteries are arranged by consortium of all regional commissions. In addition territorial governments have their own draw games.
In Australia there are both private and national licensed lotteries operating legaly. It concerns either state or territory level jurisdiction. Tatts Group operates under government licence in each state (exception - Western Australia). You can play australian lottery online with use of resellers services.
Germany is mainly known for multi jurisdictional game called Eurojackpot and organised in many countries of Europe. The largest jackpot in Germany was 90 million euro in Eurojackpot. German national lottery has also its own games like Lotto 6aus49, Super6, Spiel77.
History of Lottery
Even in ancient Rome, the emperors were arranging something we can call a lottery. For example Caligula was known for making a lottery from rich Romans arrested possesions. However, Augustus was the first to sell tickets. Lotteries with tickets were arranged at big feasts, and the prizes were great - houses, boats and very expensive jewelry.
First lottery appeared in Europe in Netherlands in 1400. It was arranged to raise money for the city. The idea of random draws with good causes survived till now. This type of gambling spreaded in US when between 1776 and 1820 Congress gave licenses to more than 70 lotteries. Throughout the centuries these games caused many scandals but also happiness to the players. What is interesting real Lotto and Keno games originated from China!