The Odds of Winning Popular World Lottery Games

The odds of winning the lottery

With the advancement in the Internet, it is now easy for lottery players to play the popular world lotteries from the comfort of their home. Apart from the convenience of doing so, players now have the opportunity op playing lottery games that have higher odds of winning compared to those in their home countries.

So, which of the world lotteries have the best odds of winning. Let’s start with US lotteries. The most popular US lottery games are the Mega Millions and the Powerball. Both of them are multi-state lotteries (played in over 42 states) and usually have juicy jackpot prizes that could make the word ‘broke’ forever vanish from your vocabulary.

The Mega Millions have offered the largest jackpot prize in the history of the lottery games by having a prize of $656 million dollars as its jackpot prize. The odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery jackpot stands at 1 in 258,890,850.00 while the odds of winning any prize from the lottery stands at 1 in 14.71.

The odds of a player matching all the Powerball winning numbers stand at 1 in 175,223,510.00 while the odds of a player matching at least one of the Powerball winning numbers stands at 1 in 55.41. This shows that players have a higher probability of winning prizes in the Powerball than the Mega Millions.

The UK national lottery is next. The national lottery is a popular lottery game operated by Camelot. The distinctive feature of this lottery is that the eligible age to play is 16. The odds of winning the National lottery lotto game jackpot stands at 13,983,815 to 1 while the odds of winning any prize stands at 54 to 1. The largest jackpot prize win of the national lottery was that of $64 million dollars.

The other popular world lottery game is the EuroMillions. It is a trans-national lottery played by several Europeans countries including the UK. The odds of winning the jackpot prize from the EuroMillions lottery games stands at 1 in 116, 531, 800 while the odds a player winning any prize from the EuroMillions are the most favorable as they stand at 1 in 13.

The above are just but a few of lottery games to play. There are many more with some having comparatively better odds of winning.

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