5 Things You Didn’t Know about the Lottery

So, when was the last time you played the lottery? It’s probably been a while since not a lot of people know about the immensely exciting things happening in the current lottery market. Just in case you still thought that playing the lottery is something that only old people do, well, let us tell a few things that will give you an idea of just how amazing this game could be.

1.      Lottery Jackpots Are Definitely Worth Your Undivided Attention

Everybody knows that winning the lottery will make you rich, but let us clarify just what type of rich is at stake here. While most jackpots could make you as rich as your favorite Hollywood actors, if you win the US Powerball jackpot, you can buy half of Tinseltown altogether. They just had a first prize worth $758 million in August 2017, and in January 2016, they had a legendary pot of $1.6 billion. So, winning the lottery doesn’t mean getting a slight upgrade for your bank account, but truly changing your life entirely.

2.      There Are So Many Lotteries to Play

Most countries have national lotteries and people assume that that is the extent of the lottery games they can play. But since we live in the era of convenience and speed, it should come as no surprise that you can play the lottery online. This way, you can play not only the games from your country, but also those from any other country you can imagine. You’re already thinking about that Powerball jackpot, aren’t you? Well, the US Powerball and all the other big games in the world are now within your reach and it only takes a few clicks to get there. In fact, there is a game to play every single day.

3.      There Are So Many Ways to Play the Lottery

Playing the lottery means so much more than putting in the occasional line. You can play the traditional way or you can move your game online and take it to an entirely new level. You can play together with your friends as a lottery syndicate and actually increase your chances of winning these enormous prizes we’ve told you about. You can play from your phone, tablet, or computer, so you never miss a draw.

4.      You Don’t Have to Play for the Jackpot to Win Big

Lottery jackpots are simply too big nowadays to not make an impression on players. But this often means that players overlook the importance of secondary prizes, which are, in fact, large enough to make a difference on their own. Given the size of lottery prizes, it is worth playing for so much more than the jackpot. And the best thing about these non-jackpot prizes is that they offer much better odds of winning than the other prizes. This makes playing the lottery even more exciting.

5.      There’s a Charitable Side to the Lottery

It might seem that the lottery is this elaborate scheme to get people to pitch in for the fortunes of few. But, in fact, every single lottery has charitable programs underway. Part of the money from the main lottery fund goes to support noble causes, which gives the game a solid social component. Moreover, there are quite a few lotteries that support the development of the local community by offering money for the consolidation of historic buildings and supporting state of the art architectural projects.

As you can see, there is so much more to the lottery than meets the eye. The game has come a long way in the last few years and it keeps on getting bigger and bigger. Long gone are the days when the lottery was a mere source of entertainment. Nowadays, the lottery truly changes lives. So, give it a try because it could truly surprise you.

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About Dequiana Jackson

Dequiana Jackson, CEO of Inspired Marketing, Inc., is a small business marketing coach who shows women entrepreneurs how to use solid marketing strategies to turn their life’s passion into a profitable, service-based business. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog, Entrepreneur-Resources.net.

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