Top 10 Lotteries From Around the World - A List of Great Lotto Games
If you are someone that does a lot of world traveling, you might be interested in playing great lotteries from
around the world. You don't need to be a resident of the country you are in to be able to win a lotto jackpot.
So, here is a list of the top 10 lotteries from around the world:
Lotto 649: The game is offered throughout Canada and has jackpots ranging from $3.5 million to $50
million. The odds of winning the jackpot are approximately 1-in-14-million. But the best part is that lottery
winnings in Canada, unlike most other world lotteries, are tax-free. That means you keep everything that
you win (You might have to pay tax in your home country, however.
EuroMillions: In 2009, a EuroMillions jackpot of $163 million was paid out to one woman in Spain, making
it the biggest lump-sum lottery winner of all time (There were bigger Powerball winners, but those were
annuity-payments and not lump sum). This is a great game to play for big money. Odds of hitting the
jackpot are approximately 1-in-76-million.
Mega Millions: Offered in select U.S. states, jackpots can reach into the hundreds of millions of dollars
level, but the odds are astronomical. Probability of winning the jackpot is approximately 1-in-175-million.
Powerball: Also offered in select U.S. states with massive jackpots. But the odds, at approximately 1-in-195-
million, are even worse than Mega Millions.
Lotto Max: New Canadian game with high jackpots which also offers a game-within-a-game with a better
shot at winning a million dollars.
Cash 5: Many variations of the game in certain U.S. states, but a commonality of good odds, usually less
than 1-in-999,999, with jackpots in the hundreds of dollars range. It's easier to win this game than the major
Cash For Life: Terminal game offered by many U.S. states and Canadian provinces. Usually offers a top
prize of $1000 per week for life, with relatively good odds of winning at about 1-in-1.25-million.
Super 7's Oz Lotto: Offers big jackpots, usually in the tens of millions of dollars range, with odds of
approximately 1-in-45-million. Offered in Australia.
Instant Scratch-Offs: Almost every worldwide lottery offers instant scratch-off lotto tickets. There are many
variations of the game with different prizes and different odds. But, the main draw of these types of games is
that you don't have to wait for the numbers to be drawn to find out if you are a winner - You instantly know.
Tattslotto: Offered in Australia. Fairly decent odds, at approximately 1-in-8-million, with fairly decent
prizes, although the prizes aren't massive.
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