Various types of lottery are available to people. They include lotteries that are organized by governments, and they also include lotteries that are not organized by governments. Some governments endorse the lottery, and others outlaw it. Some governments have national lotteries, and others have state lotteries.
Dutch state-owned Staatsloterij
Probably the longest running lottery system in the world, Staatsloterij has been offering prizes to countless winners since 1445. Aside from the enviable prize money, the Dutch lottery is a great way to fund many of the country’s charitable causes.
As far as lottery games go, the dutch have an array of options, from playing at land-based kiosks to online gambling. The most notable draw is the Powerball, which has been running since 2006. For the plethora of prizes on offer, there is something for everyone, from the aforementioned Powerball, to the smaller prizes such as Lotto, Lotto Extra and Eurojackpot.
During the drawing, Powerball lottery players have a few options to increase their odds of winning. They can choose their own numbers, use the Power Play option or add more draws to their ticket.
The Power Play is a special game that allows players to double or triple their winnings. In order to activate the Power Play option, players must pay a small play fee.
Originally known as “The Big Game,” the Mega Millions Lottery has evolved into one of the two largest national lottery games in the US. Players purchase their tickets from retailers in their state. Mega Millions is available in 45 states and the District of Columbia.
Players have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the Mega Millions jackpot. The jackpot has been estimated to reach $1 billion. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 11 p.m. EST.
2by2 draw machines
During a recent 2by2 lottery draw in Iowa, a lucky ticket holder got a little bit more than just the standard scratch off ticket. In fact, the winning ticket holder was actually awarded a prize worth over $600. Aside from a little luck, the lucky winner also had to follow the rules, which included purchasing the ticket from a lottery retailer. Despite his initial hesitation, the lucky winner walked away with a shiny new prize.
Taxes are withheld on all Kansas Lottery prizes
Whether you are a winner of a big jackpot or just a few small wins, you’ll be subject to Kansas Lottery taxes. Kansas Lottery taxes are based on state and federal laws. You may find that your winnings will be less or more than the taxes you pay. You may also be able to deduct the money you lost playing the lottery.
The Kansas Lottery offers many ways for you to claim your winnings. You can go to an authorized retailer and pick up a claim form, or you can mail in your claim form. You may also request an electronic deposit.
Latest big winners
During the last couple of years, we have seen two of the biggest lottery winners in history. One of the winners was a young Lotto player who went on to become a millionaire. The other was a retired bus driver who won a PS2 million prize in the May 2014 draw. In addition to the usual suspects, there have been a few blips on the radar.