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Is it worth playing the lottery?

Huge sums of money are raffled daily, photos of happy millionaires and owners of new apartments regularly appear on the network. The feeling is created, that everyone, except you, already received my cherished million.

Is it worth playing, to get rich? Definitely not. That is, regular participation in drawings does not guarantee wealth.

Stories meet, in which farmer John from Texas for ten years bought lottery tickets every day. And in the eleventh year wins 100 million dollars. And it is true, such stories exist. Only no one talks about the same farmers, who win nothing, but just spend a lot of money.

The organizer will always make a profit, no matter, what amounts were raffled. true, no one hides this fact. Consider the results of the "Russian Lotto" lottery from January 1: 2 a billion rubles in winnings seems like a huge amount.

But let's take a look at the number of tickets sold (more 42,5 million) and the cost (100 rubles). By multiplying, we get, that from sales alone more than 4 billion.

Closed lotteries

The list of these lotteries would not be complete without mentioning lotteries, which were popular, but ceased to exist. On many sites they are still marked as existing, but this is far from the case.

"Lotto Million" - a pioneer, one of the most popular numerical lotteries in modern Russia in the 90s. The lottery organizers did not just create a drawing, and a whole weekly show.

Filled out and paid ticket of the Russian Lotto Million lottery, 1992 year

Golden Key - up to 2016 of the year competed with the Russian Lotto, giving away each draw for several apartments.

Railroad Lottery - monthly numerical lottery, contested 6 of 36. I remember those people, that lottery tickets were sold by conductors on passenger trains. The draws were not broadcast on television.

World lotteries in Russia

Lottery list, famous all over the world, not limited to a few dozen games. There are undisputed leaders in the world of lotteries. Below is a short description of the world's most popular lotteries, who found their supporters on the territory of the Russian Federation.

The top three world-renowned lottery leaders are opened by a game widely known in many countries called EuroMillions. The history of this lottery game begins with 2004 of the year. Despite the rather small "age", the game has many fans around the globe.

Draws are held in the evening on Tuesdays and Fridays. The lottery main prize has the property of accumulation, that is, with each subsequent drawing, it accumulates, provided there is no winner. According to the rules of the game, the participant must guess 5 main numbers and two additional numbers for an absolute victory.

The maximum jackpot limit is 190 million pounds. Winnings from this game are UK tax deductible. Russians, who take part in the Euromillion, should take into account the peculiarities of taxation of the Russian Federation, since when receiving a win, they pay a certain part to the treasury of their country.

This lottery game is truly legendary. The home of the game is the United States. Powerball holds the leading position in the number of major prizes won.

A resident of any country can become a participant in the lottery, provided, what turned him 18 years. According to the terms of the lottery game, the participant has two numerical fields to determine the winning combination. The first field contains numbers from 1 to 69, second - from 1 to 26.

Draws are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The minimum jackpot is represented by the amount 40 million dollars. The main prize has the property of accumulation. A distinctive feature of this lottery game among analogs is the presence of a special Power Play function. Its peculiarity is the ability to multiply the winnings several times.. To activate the function, you must specify it when buying a ticket. The official representative will include its cost in the total amount. The price of this function is only 1 dollars. If you win 200 dollars and the connected Power Play function matters 3, then you will get 600 dollars (excluding tax). There are some exceptions only when you win a large prize. You can learn more about all the nuances of the Powerball lottery on the official website.

MegaMillions Closes Top 3 Clear World Lottery Leaders. This lottery is also spread all over the world. The homeland of Megamillions is the USA.

Jackpot size starts at 15 million dollars and grows from draw to draw, while accumulating. MegaMillions invites members to select numbers from two fields. The first field includes numbers from 1 to 75, second field - from 1 to 15.

Citizens of completely different countries can take part in the lottery. There is only one prerequisite - at least 18 years old.

El Gordo Navidad – The Fat Christmas

It is by far the most famous and popular lottery in the world.. The Spaniards call her a fat man for the huge prize money. The name of the lottery can be translated "Christmas jackpot", the draw is drawn annually 22 December in Madrid.

El Gordo lottery is famous for its huge prize pools, which also grow from year to year. So, during draws in 2012 and 2013 years he made absolutely incredible 2 billion 520 million euros. Thanks to this amount, we can say, what is this lottery – the largest lottery in the world. Of course, in terms of the sums of the main prize, she cannot be compared with American mega millions and powerball. But for such parameters, as the probability of winning, number of tickets and, as already said, to the total prize fund, she is certainly the most.

Try your luck, participating in this El Gordo v can not only Spaniards, but also residents of other countries.

Win category

Number of prizes



First prize


1 to 100 000

4 million euros

Second prize


1 to 100 000

1 million 250 thousand euros

Third prize


1 to 100 000

Five hundred thousand euros

Fourth prize


1 to 100 000

Two hundred thousand euros

Fifth Prize


1 to 100 000

Sixty thousand euros

Dropped out of two lottery reels (they are called bombos) balls with numbers from 0 to 9 children bring to the commission members. The drawing of the draw is a colorful performance, which is broadcast live for several hours.

Lotería de Navidad is not only a unique lottery, but also a good tradition, beautiful holiday, bringing a good Christmas mood. Not infrequently whole settlements, teams unite to play, and in case of victory, divide the winnings.

Available 100 000 predefined numbers, in each of which a five-digit code from 00000 to 99999. It could seem, that a lottery of this scale cannot have only one hundred thousand tickets. However, each ticket is printed in one hundred and eighty copies. You should also consider, that tickets consist of 10 parts, which are sold separately. In this way, actually 100 000 combination of 180 copies in ten shares – this 180 million tickets.

El Gordo Navidad Lottery offers truly unique chances of winning very large prizes in the lottery market. So the chance to win the first prize of four million euros is only 1 to 100 000. In other lotteries, the probability of hitting a jackpot is one in ten, or even hundreds of millions. Read more in the article lottery probability.

Important: when buying tickets you must understand, that usually not the whole ticket is sold, and its tenth is Decimas. She is standing 20 euros

Respectively, when winning, You will get a tenth of it. Basically, you can buy a whole ticket - but it will cost you accordingly 200 euros. Websites - intermediaries Tipp24ru.com, tipp24.es, tipp24.com allows you to buy shares of tickets online without overpayment - at a cost price in 20 euros. Read more in the article online lottery. The only inconvenience is, that these sites buy a large number of tickets in advance, but of course not all 100 000 options. In this way, You will have to choose from that range, which is already available on the indicated sites.

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