How to Play the Lottery (FAQ)

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How do I transfer wins from my account to my bank?

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To cash out funds from your account, please Withdraw and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the transaction.

If you encounter any problems, or have any special requests, please contact Customer Support

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How will I find out if I win?

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When you play the lottery online at theLotter, you don’t have to check lottery draw results yourself to see if you won prizes. We will notify you whenever you win with an automatic email. At the same time, your private account on theLotter will be updated and you will be able to view the draw details and your win in the Wins section. To find out about your win in the fastest way possible, sign up for theLotter’s FREE SMS winning alerts by clicking here.

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What are jackpot and locally taxed winnings?

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Your jackpot and non-jackpot winnings may be subject to local tax (tax deducted at source) before they can be transferred to you. In addition, you may be subject to local taxation based on your country of residence.

For more information about the tax requirements of the lotteries offered on our site, please visit our Lottery Tax Information page.

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Is theLotter connected to official lottery organisations?

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theLotter acts as an independent, third-party lottery ticket purchasing service. We do not operate under the authority of any official lottery body or run a lottery of our own. Since its inception in 2002, theLotter has offered customers the freedom to play more than 50 top lotteries from around the globe by purchasing official lottery tickets online. The concept is simple, and so is the process. theLotter bridges the gap between you and your favourite lotteries, providing you with the possibility of winning the biggest jackpots; the latest draw results, and giving you the most important news from the lotto world. To read more about how our service works, please click here.

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How do I receive my winnings?

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Secondary winnings will be transferred to your account after receipt of the prize from the official lottery operator. Some lotteries have different prize collection procedures. In these cases, Customer Service will guide you through the collection process until you receive your winnings. You may use your winnings for future participation in lottery draws or withdraw all, or part of the winnings with your designated payment method.

Jackpot winners may be required to collect the prize in person from the official lottery operator, in which case theLotter may choose to fly the winner there. If you are the winner of a major lottery prize you will be given information how to collect your prize.

Winners of non-cash prizes offered by lotteries and raffles will receive the monetary value of the prize.

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