Mega Millions madness has come and gone, leaving in its wake a single player with a winning ticket and a slightly larger number of disappointed non-winners. While the identity of the Mega Millions Winner remains a mystery, we do know he or she will not have to split the prize with any other ticketholders and…
Last night’s Mega Millions jackpot drawing yielded no winner for the 26th consecutive drawing to keep the dreams of lottery players around the world alive for a little while longer. With no winner since July, the Mega Millions jackpot has swelled to another record-setting high water mark of $1.6 billion.
Lottoland has officially entered the record books. Last month, Guinness World Records recognized Lottoland for the “largest online gambling payout” due to a €90,000,000 (£79 million) payout issued to one lucky winner who bet on the outcome of a Eurojackpot drawing held back in June.
The Camelot Group, which operates the National Lottery, has announced plans for improved Lotto and EuroMillions payouts as well as a new drawing to be launched in 2019 that will offer a top prize guaranteeing winners “thousands of pounds” every month for at least 25 years.
A group of international lottery betting operators have joined forces to create a new trade industry association. Lottoland has teamed up with myLotto24, Multilotto, Legacy8 and Lottogo to form the European Lotto Betting Association (ELBA).
A ban on lottery betting in Australia was approved by parliament last week in a move that Tabcorp and local newsagents have called “a relief.” With this vote, lottery betting sites will be prohibited from taking wagers on the outcomes of lotteries after a six-month waiting period designed to give companies a chance to put…
Lottery betting sites may end up a victim of their own success. Regulators in the UK, Australia and elsewhere have begun moving from merely giving lottery betting operators the stink-eye to actually banning certain products.
The UK’s Health Lottery has launched a new online casino that promises to contribute a portion of all profits to good causes across the UK. Health Games resembles any other online casino with slots, table games, slingo and even live dealer games all licensed by the UK Gambling Commission.
The big state-run lotteries of the world should be paying close attention to a new online lottery game that will soon be coming to town. It’s called Lotto Hero and it’s shaping up to do everything traditional traditional otteries already do, except better. Hourly drawings, more features and a higher return to players could very…
Image credit: Yuya Tamai Japan’s internal affairs ministry announced on Friday that public-run lotteries will be permitted to sell tickets online beginning this October. The change will apply to all major lotteries, including regular Takarakuji tickets, Jumbo Takarakuji, the Numbers games and Loto series.