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Sep 10, 2008
The lottery is one of the greatest ideas. You and many other people pay x amount of money for 1 or more lottery tickets each. These tickets are entered into a drawing. A number or combination of numbers is randomly chosen and the person with that number or combination is the winner. Usually, the winner walks away with a large amount of money.

The lottery is a gamble that people take to try and win money. Tickets can be bought at many locations including gas stations, grocery stores, and many other places. The buyer pays money for a lottery ticket that has multiple numbers on it. A drawing is then held where numbers are pulled at random. If you contain the ticket with the numbers drawn then you win money.

Many states and countries participate in the lottery and the winners can win even if they don't hit the jackpot. Prizes could be on the order of $1,000 to an excess of 150 million dollars. With that kind of money as a prize, why not give the lottery a shot. Most tickets only cost $1 to $5, if you're in the US, or one to five Euros if your in Europe. However it should be noted that it is possible to by European tickets in American prices.

The UK and American lottery have similar results. As people buy one or more tickets, they have a chance to win based on the different number combinations. Depending on how many numbers match, you can win various sums of money.

There are different levels at which a person can win. Mega Millions, played in America, gives prizes for matching 3, 4, and 5 numbers. If you and another ticket holder have a combination of matching numbers at the same level then you would split the cash prize for that tier. For example, if you were to win the $250,000 prize and someone else also has that combination of winning numbers, then you would split the prize with them. However, if you win the $1000 dollar prize then you do not have to split the prize.

When you win a large amount of money the government will take their share of taxes out. Sometimes the government can take 40% of the amount you won but at least they allow the games to be play which give people a shot at winning money. Winners still benefit because they walk away with a lot of money. So, why not take the deal of paying $1 to $5 for a lottery ticket and possibly win a large amount of money.

The lottery is a fun game. Keep in mind that you should not play the lottery as way to hopefully win your way out of debt or a low income life. The lottery is a game and should be played as a game. It should be played with money that you can afford to lose. Play with friends.

Trying to win big but donat want to spend the money to purchase large amounts of tickets? Create a lottery with your friends. For example, if five of you buy 1 or more tickets together, you increase your chances of winning, and you all have a fun time playing together. Give it a try. This could be your lucky day.
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