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Spend Your Leap Second Wisely — Play the Lotto!

Watch your clocks and hold your breath– it’s leap second time! Tonight, when the clock hits 23:59:59 UTC, its next move won’t be midnight. Rather, the entire globe will get an additional second — 23:59:60 UTC. Which is great news because it only takes a second to win millions!

It’s a special night, so choose a more unique lottery option! Consider playing these lotteries with amazing jackpots that unfortunately get overlooked from time to time:

Germany Lotto

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Germany isn’t just about luxury cars and bratwurst — it’s also a land of huge jackpots. Germany Lotto is featuring a €26 million jackpot for this Wednesday night! Playing Germany Lotto is simple — just pick six numbers from 1 to 49 and one Super Number from 1 to 9. If you match all six main numbers and the Super Number, you win the jackpot. Both the first and second prize divisions can change your life; on 27 June, three ticket holders won the second prize by matching all six main numbers for a total cash prize of €646,976 each. Germany Lotto has one of the most valuable second prize divisions in the lottery world, even topping €1 million on occasion! Germany Lotto jackpots start at €1 million and can continue to roll over 13 times. If it hasn’t been won after 13 draws, then the prize money will be redistributed to the other prize tiers. The jackpot record was set in 2007 with €45.4 million. Germany Lotto prizes are tax-free*.

El Gordo de la Primitiva


Spain has been in love with El Gordo de la Primitiva since its first draw in 1993. Known simply as “El Gordo”, it is now one of the country’s most popular games. To win, a ticket must match all five main numbers ranging from 1 to 54 and the reintegro number from 1 to 9. The current jackpot is an impressive €11.4 million; El Gordo has a total of nine prize divisions — something for everyone! The €33 million jackpot record was set in 2011. Draws occur every Sunday night.

Canada Lotto 6/49

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Canada is known for its friendliness and its lotteries are no exception! When you buy a Canada Lotto 6/49 ticket, not only do you get a chance to win seven brilliant prize divisions, but you also get an automatic entry to the Guaranteed Prize Draw. The Guaranteed Prize Draw is a raffle which guarantees one CAD$1 million winner every draw. Talk about courteous! The Canada Lotto 6/49 jackpot starts at CAD$5 million — match all six numbers ranging from 1 to 49 to win. The current jackpot is a stupendous CAD$13 million — just CAD$50 million short of its record set in 2005. Draws are held every Wednesday and Saturday; all cash prizes are tax-free*.

* Consult the tax laws in your country of residence for any local taxation for which you may be subject.

Respect Your Elders: La Primitiva Jackpot Is Soaring

It may be 250 years old, but Spain’s La Primitiva has never looked better! One of Europe’s oldest lotteries also currently boasts the continent’s largest jackpot. Play La Primitiva online today and you could win €49.5 million this Thursday!
About La Primitiva
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American Lotteries are Sizzling this Summer!

The summer is officially beginning this weekend, 21st June, and the American jackpots are HOT right along with it! If you haven’t yet, get your summer clothes out, prepare your sun block, and get a cool pair of shades, because if you choose your numbers right, you the upcoming […] Continue Reading…

When Recycling Lottery Tickets Doesn’t Pay

Recycling is great for the environment and everyone should do their part when possible, but don’t recycle valuable items like winning lottery tickets!
Scottish Pensioner Recycles Lottery Ticket
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It’s Time to Play the Lottery, Pitches!

When Pitch Perfect came out in 2012, no one could have guessed the cult-like following it would garner. What started as the Mean Girls of a cappella becamean international sensation, with movie-lingo spilling into our day to day lives, and movie gags becoming part of regular conversations. To aca-celebrate the release […] Continue Reading…

Dare to Win the American Dream — Top US Lotteries Total $330 Million

The red, white, and blue has turned into green, green, green. Now that the record Eurojackpot has been won, US lotteries are back on top! The three largest jackpots in the world belong to US lotteries, totaling $330 million. Play the lottery like an American this week and turn […] Continue Reading…

Get in a Lottery State of Mind

When we discuss US lotteries, we spend most of the time on Powerball and Mega Millions because they’re lottery powerhouses. However, we offer tickets for several US state lotteries, with jackpots that sometimes rival the size of their multi-state counterparts. Let’s climb into our Chevy Silverado pickup truck and explore our top […] Continue Reading…

Discover the Australian Lotto Like Captain James Cook

In his log book, Captain James Cook wrote that he saw a new land and named a piece of that land Point Hicks after his Lieutenant, Zachary Hicks. The honors and claiming didn’t stop there: Cook claimed the land for his native England and named the land New South Wales. […] Continue Reading…