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20 Oct, 2018, 15:04 BST $2 Billion in Sight: US Lottery Breaks Record

theLotter.com: "Estimated $1.6 billion US Mega Millions jackpot likely to be adjusted upwards due to unprecedented international sales." Industry...


19 Oct, 2018, 15:51 BST $1 Billion US Lottery Creates Worldwide Buying Frenzy

theLotter.com: "Foreign ticket sales for Friday night's US Mega Millions at an all-time high" This week's $868 million USD jackpot in the American...


21 Feb, 2017, 09:00 GMT Huge Boost in British Online Sales for US Powerball Lottery Tickets

This week there is a US Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night worth a staggering $403 Million (£323 million). It is estimated that thousands of people ...


20 Feb, 2017, 22:00 GMT Huge Boost in Australian Online Sales for US Powerball Lottery Tickets

This week there is a US Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night is worth a staggering $525 Million (US$403 million). It is estimated that thousands of...


20 Feb, 2017, 17:22 GMT Huge Boost in Canadian Sales for US Powerball Lottery Tickets

This week there is a US Powerball jackpot worth a staggering $528 Million Cdn.** It is estimated that thousands of people are going across the border ...


24 Nov, 2016, 22:00 GMT Australian Man Wins $1 Million in US Powerball - $546 Million Draw on Saturday

Huge surge in online sales for US lottery tickets in Australia At a time when some Americans are apparently contemplating moving overseas,...


24 Nov, 2016, 14:00 GMT Making America Great Again: $545 Million Powerball Takes Canada by Storm

Huge boost in online sales for US lottery tickets north of the border At a time when some Americans are apparently contemplating a northward...


24 Nov, 2016, 12:56 GMT Making America Great Again: £325 million Powerball Takes Britain by Storm

Enormous surge in online sales for US lottery tickets in the UK At a time when some Americans are apparently contemplating moving overseas, we in the ...


25 Jul, 2016, 14:57 BST US Powerball Once Again Captivates Canada with a $422 Million Jackpot

Pokémon Go Isn't the Only Game Sending Canadians South of the Border It's not just our Canadian teenagers crossing the border inadvertently whilst...


29 Jan, 2016, 08:00 GMT Hundreds of Brits Claim to Have Won £33 Million in the Lotto But "Lost Their Ticket"

UK National Lottery Operator Overwhelmed by Claims Without Any Physical Proof On 9 January 2016, UK National Lottery operator Camelot announced that...


15 Jan, 2016, 07:00 GMT Countless South Africans Played the R26.3 Billion Powerball - The Biggest Lottery Jackpot in History

Online Powerball player from El Salvador won 2nd prize - sales in South Africa went through the roof The stories are pouring in. The California state ...


14 Jan, 2016, 22:53 GMT Countless Canadians Played the C$2.3 Billion Powerball - The Biggest Lottery Jackpot in History

Online Powerball player from El Salvador won 2nd prize - sales in Canada went through the roof The stories are pouring in. The California state...


14 Jan, 2016, 22:51 GMT Australians Bought Thousands of Tickets for $2.3 Billion US Powerball - The Biggest Lottery Jackpot in History

Australian wins 3rdprize // Man from El Salvador wins 2nd prize // Sales in Australia "through the roof" The stories are pouring in. The California...


08 Jan, 2016, 07:00 GMT Thousands of Foreigners Buying up Tickets for R11 Billion US Powerball - the Biggest Lottery Jackpot in History

Online ticket sales in South Africa going through the roof It's an historic moment! Thousands upon thousands of foreigners, including many South...


07 Jan, 2016, 22:00 GMT Thousands of Australians Buying up Tickets for $1 Billion US Powerball - the Biggest Lottery Jackpot in History

Online ticket sales in Australia going through the roof It's an historic moment! Thousands upon thousands of foreigners, including many Australians,...


07 Jan, 2016, 17:57 GMT Canadians Buying up Tickets for $1 Billion US Powerball - the Biggest Lottery Jackpot in History

Online ticket sales in Canada going through the roof It's an historic moment! Thousands upon thousands of Canadians are buying tickets online for the ...


11 Dec, 2015, 07:00 GMT Man in Iraq Wins Lottery Jackpot in the United States

Baghdad man ordered tickets for the Oregon Megabucks online through theLotter.com "Are you sure? Are you sure?" - M. from Baghdad couldn't quite...


10 Dec, 2015, 22:00 GMT Man in Iraq Wins Lottery Jackpot in the United States

Baghdad man ordered tickets for the Oregon Megabucks online through theLotter.com "Are you sure? Are you sure?" - M. from Baghdad couldn't quite...


10 Dec, 2015, 18:54 GMT Man in Iraq Wins Lottery Jackpot in the United States

Baghdad man ordered tickets for the Oregon Megabucks online through theLotter.com "Are you sure? Are you sure?" - M. from Baghdad couldn't quite...


02 Mar, 2015, 16:00 GMT South Africans Flock to EuroMillions as Jackpot Rises to Nearly R1.5-Billion

EuroMillions Lotto Jackpot Could Roll Over to R2.5-Billion European web chatter is going through the roof as the famous EuroMillions lottery jackpot...


16 Dec, 2013, 14:00 GMT US$ 550 Million New Mega Millions on its Way to New World Record

Grab Your Chance to Win Online at theLotter.com Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot stands at US$ 550,000,000 and as the fourth largest lottery prize...


15 Dec, 2013, 22:00 GMT US$ 550 Million Mega Millions Could be Yours When you Play Online

US Lottery Tickets Available on theLotter.com Australians excited about Tuesday's AU$ 70 million Oz Lotto should turn their attention to the American ...


11 Dec, 2013, 22:00 GMT US$ 400 Million Mega Millions Approaches Current World Jackpot Record

Australians Can Play Online at theLotter.com Take a break from planning that Crimbo Beach BBQ because over in America, NEW Mega Millions has broken...


11 Dec, 2013, 20:43 GMT US$ 400 Million Friday Jackpot Puts New Mega Millions Back on Top

Play American Lotto Online at theLotter.com While you are busy preparing for a Great White North Christmas, south of the border Mega Millions is...


06 Aug, 2013, 18:41 BST Play US Powerball's $425 Million Jackpot Online at theLotter.com

World's Fourth Biggest Jackpot This Wednesday Night The US Powerball is on for its fifth 9-figure jackpot of 2013 with an enormous $425 million top...