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What are the advantages of purchasing lottery tickets with theLotter?

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Exclusively at theLotter, you can:

  • purchase over 40 official lotteries online from anywhere on the globe
  • never lose a lottery ticket with theLotter’s automated scanning and secure storage
  • enjoy convenient online purchase from your personal computer or mobile device
  • rely on fast and efficient automatic transfer of your wins
  • register for FREE services including lottery result alerts, jackpot alerts, and SMS winning notifications
  • count on us for results with hundreds of thousands of satisfied winners and more than $20 million in wins paid out

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What happens when I win the jackpot?

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Jackpot winners receive immediate notification from our site and are promptly contacted by the customer service team to coordinate the win collection. When you win the jackpot, theLotter may choose to pay your travel expenses to the location where the ticket was purchased. You will receive the ticket from our local office manager in the presence of theLotter's legal team and proceed to the official lottery organization to collect your prize in person.

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What is the difference between annuity and lump sum?

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When you win the jackpot, you will collect your win from the official lottery organization after receiving the ticket from theLotter’s local office. If you request the annuity option, your prize will be paid out in installments over a fixed number of years.  If you request the cash/lump sum option, you will receive the prize money up front. Lump sum payments are less than the annuity payments, with the amount varying according to lottery policy.

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Who operates theLotter.com?

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theLotter is run by theLotter Enterprises Ltd. and is registered in Belize under licence number # 26-339.

theLotter was a pioneer in the field of online lottery services when we began operating in 2002. Today, we enable customers to access 45+ local lotteries on a global scale regardless of citizenship or place of residence. theLotter has transferred over $28 million in winnings to thousands of customers and is proud to be an industry standard in convenience, security, and top-rated user experience.

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Who is eligible to purchase lottery tickets on theLotter?

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theLotter welcomes customers over the age of 18. For further details, please consult the Terms of Use.

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