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What is a subscription to a lottery?

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A subscription to a lottery will enter you in every consecutive draw of the lottery until you cancel it. When you play your favourite lottery or category with a subscription, you receive a minimum of every 10th lottery ticket FREE,  25 VIP points on the spot, enjoy the ability to change your numbers at any time, and pay as you go! You can pause/reactivate your Subscription by selecting Active/Not Active from the drop down menu in the Status row at Subscriptions at any time.

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What payment methods are offered on the site?

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We do our best to offer a variety of payment methods to suit our customers’ varied needs. For a full list of payment methods and to find the payment method that best works for you, visit the Banking page.

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How do I receive my winnings?

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Secondary winnings will be transferred to your account on the site within 24 hours of the publication of official lottery results. From there, you may withdraw your winnings to your designated payment method or leave all or part of the winnings in your account for future participation.

Locally taxed winnings will be transferred to your account on the site within 15 days of the receipt of the sum from the official lottery operator.

Jackpot winners will be required to collect the prize in person from theLotter's local office.

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Is there any commission on my win?

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All winnings are commission-free, regardless of the amount. If you choose to receive your win via bank transfer, a bank transfer fee from your bank may apply.

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Is theLotter connected to official lottery organizations?

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theLotter acts as an independent, third-party service. We do not operate under the auspices of any official lottery body or run a lottery of our own. For ten years, theLotter has offered clients the freedom to play more than 40 top lotteries from around the globe online. The concept is simple, and so is the process. theLotter bridges the gap between you and your favourite lotteries, providing lotto lovers with the biggest jackpots, latest results,  and most important news from the lotto world. To read more about how the service works, please click here.

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