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Who has never dreamed of winning the lottery?

Published on September 13, 2018, 7:59 am

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Everyone has dreamed at least once of being the lucky winner of a major prize in a lottery and, with the hope it would all come true, has made crazy plans for the new life. Playing the lottery is something many people do with a certain frequency, as a weekly or even daily routine, and few of them will really become fortunate millionaires.

In recent years, online lottery tickets’ sale has undertaken a real boom, as a much more accessible way of playing. Several websites appeared in the market to grab a slice of the cake, giving users the opportunity to buy tickets in few clicks or finger-taps, as well as to check the latest results of EuroMillions, US Powerball, Irish Lotto and many other lottery draws, almost in real time.

Advantages of playing online

The top websites in this business haven’t stopped growing, expanding their catalog with lotteries from all over the world and improving their services, as more and more consumers decide to give a try to the online experience and find out it's better to play from the comfort of their home rather than waiting in line in a physical store.

The most recurrent games are the famous American lotteries, Powerball and Mega Millions, and the trans-national european draws EuroMillions and EuroJackpot, now also available for millions more users around the world.

The advantage of playing online, indeed, is that there are no more boundaries between countries: anybody is allowed to buy its favorite lottery in the world and aim to the biggest jackpots in the globe.

Powerball and MEGA Millions (US geo distribution)
Powerball and MEGA Millions US geographic distribution

For example, users from any place can participate in the popular Spanish Christmas Lottery: once it was only available in the territory of Spain, but now it's one of the most exciting events among lottery fans around the globe. And the organizers promise to repeat this winter the boom of sales of ‘El Gordo de Navidad’ tickets occurred in 2017, as the prizes put on for grabs amount to the stratospheric figure of 2.3 billion euros.

Speaking of huge jackpots, the Powerball and the Mega Millions are giving away every week thousands of dollars in payouts to foreign players. These two lotteries are known for holding the records of the highest prizes ever awarded in lotteries history: $1.6 billion for Powerball and $656 million for Mega Millions.

Both prizes were won in United States, but who can bet that next time the jackpot beats its record it won't be hit by a user from the other side of the planet?

Without forgetting the EuroMillions, one of the most popular lotteries in Europe that guarantees a minimum jackpot of 17 million Euros and in which 1 out of 13 tickets is a winner. Hundredas of players across various countries have already become multi-millionaires since its launch back in 2004.

With these figures, having international lotteries at your disposal, rather than just local ones, makes it definitely more attractive!

The key: safety in the purchase process

Something that users really care is going through a safe and smooth process of buying lottery tickets and receiving payouts. Money transactions are one of the most delicate aspects when talking about online experiences, so being satisfactory in this matter is what makes the difference between trustworthy and untrustworthy websites.

What users expect is a quick and transparent process: receiving confirmation of successful purchases by email or notification, being able to check the tickets bought in the player’s account on the website; being notified after the draws of the winning numbers, in order to quickly know if the ticket has been awarded or not.

Moreover, in case of winning, the best websites in the industry automatically add the money to the player's account balance, without fees, so that it’s immediately available for withdrawal or for being used to purchase new tickets.

And it’s not all about picking numbers and playing. Lottery fans can constantly keep themselves updated with the results of the most important lotteries around the world, as well as check out statistics, odds and tips that can help choose what lottery is best to play and plan a strategy that boosts the chances of winning. All find of information that is not easy to find offline.

Undoubtedly, the possibility of buying online has led many lottery players to not have to step in a physical establishment anymore, and many other users to discover this profitable virtual world.


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