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US Lottery Player Scoops Record-Breaking $1.3 Billion Jackpot

A U.S. lottery player has won a Mega Millions jackpot worth more than $1.3 billion as announced on July 30th by lottery officials, noting that the lucky player scooped one of the largest sums ever. According to the official Mega...

Greek Canadian Couple Wins Lottery and Shares Prize with Staff

A Greek-Canadian couple that won $500,000 in a November lottery said they will use part of the prize to give a Christmas bonus to their staff at their restaurant. Emmanuel and Stavroula Savvaidis won after playing the Extra from the...

Greek Credit Card Lottery Offers €1M in Tax-Free Prizes

More than five million Greek taxpayers on Tuesday will be taking part in a lottery for December credit card transactions which will dispense €1 million ($1.2 million) to 1,000 lucky winners who will receive a €1,000 tax-free bonus each. It is...

Greek Lottery Distributes 1,000-euro Windfall to Taxpayers on Xmas Eve

Ten million euros will be distributed on Christmas Eve to 10,000 lucky taxpayers through a lottery the finance ministry is basing on purchases or payments made by taxpayers electronically or through cards. The lottery covers receipts from January to November...

First Lottery for Card Transactions to be Held Today

A Finance ministry lottery aimed at rewarding plastic money transactions, which will in turn fight tax evasion, is being launched Thursday, with a two month delay. The first-ever lottery based on the receipts issued for transactions using credit and debit...

Greek Government Sets Lottery Prize to Promote Electronic Transactions

The government has announced a jackpot prize to encourage people to use plastic money for their transactions, in an attempt to curb tax evasion by both consumers and businessmen. From the end of October, taxpayers will automatically qualify to enter...

Cypriot Woman is the Single Winner of OPAP's €16.4m Joker

The winnings of the €16.4 million OPAP lottery, Joker, have been claimed by a Cypriot women, sources have reported. The winnings are the highest ever collected by a single winner and she reportedly won by guessing the 5+1 numbers correctly...

Greeks Place Their Hopes on Lottery Tickets

Hundreds of thousands of Greeks have placed their hopes on Sunday's Joker lottery, where the lucky winner would get at least 14 million euros. There was no winner after Thursday night's draw for 12 million euros. Now the lottery company...

World’s Unluckiest Man Makes Documentary On Luckiest Spanish Village

Greek filmmaker Costis Mitsotakis has been living in the small Spanish village of Sodeto for the last 8 years. He moved to Spain in order to be close to his girlfriend at the time who was a local. However, his break-up was...

Intralot Contract Renewal in Western Australia

Intralot Australia signed the renewal contracts with Western Australia’s Lotterywest (Lotteries Commission of Western Australia) for three more years, with the possibility of two additional one-year renewals. Therefore, the company will continue to provide technology and related services to Lotterywest until...