Category: News

New National Lottery Operator Making Losses in Millions

The latest operator of National Lottery, Premier Lotteries Ireland has recently filed financial details of its few months in operation since it acquired the National Lottery in 2014. The recently audited results of the company show that it lost €17.4 million in first 19 months of operation which did not include last one month of…



Missouri Lottery Employees Scandal

A scandal involving employees of the Missouri Lottery has gone national, with reports suggesting that these employees went on a group trip to Orlando, in Florida. There would be nothing wrong with state employees going on a vacation together, except it was not a vacation. The trip was paid for by the Missouri Lottery, with…



How A Seagull Helped Lottery Syndicate Win £245,996 Each

For a long time now, claims of how it’s lucky to be “blessed” by a bird – so to speak, have been doing rounds in gambling circles around the world. You may have heard it and a group of 15 ladies from Plymouth have experienced it. The lottery syndicate, comprising leader Jackie Beresford and 14…



From Clicks to Riches: Microgaming

Presented with prosperous probability, Spin Palace player, Gabriel L has won an astonishing $3,744,513 of life altering rewards. Microgaming is pleased to reward Gabriel with the worlds largest mobile jackpot win in history. Gabriel victoriously accomplished such digital success, by competing on Microgaming’s reputable Mega Moolah progressive jackpot. A win of this measure, promptly received…



Keno Games Create Windfall

Keno games have long created a windfall for casinos, and those same games are continuing that tradition online. Keep in mind that the average online keno machine has an average payout that is far less than what a slot machine with a similar payout usually offers. The Rise of Keno Casino-goers are not stupid. A…



National Lottery Ticket Prices Double While £15m is Spent on Advertising

Both players and political figures have been criticizing Camelot for wasting huge amounts of money on ads rather than donating it. As ticket prices are about to increase to £2, prompting players to threaten boycotts, the company is spending millions marketing its lotto tickets. This action is especially questionable in a time when charities have…



Changes to Canada’s Lotto 6/49: Pricier Tickets, But A Lotto Ways to Win

If you’re a regular player of Canada’s Lotto 6/49 game, September 2013 gave you good news and bad news. On the negative side, the price of an individual lottery ticket went up by 50 percent. On the positive side, your likelihood of winning a prize has never been better. Larger Fees, Larger Prizes The Ontario…



Record Powerball Win Scores $33 Million in New Zealand

A recent trend in lottery jackpots has been the story of the fortunate soul that did not immediately know of their good fortune. The latest incarnation of this took place in the New Zealand Powerball drawing. What brings this to worldwide attention is that the prize in question totaled $33 million. Radio Blurb Spurs Memory…



All For A Tin Of Biscuits

Portuguese police officers have confiscated a tin of biscuits from a 74-year-old British woman on holiday. The biscuits were taken as evidence in an ongoing case against the Yorkshire Tavern for conducting illegal bingo games. Although no cash prizes were being handed out in the non-profit pub game, players and organizers are being accused of…