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Lottery

A lottery is a form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize. It usually involves the organizer selling a large amount of numbered tickets and conducting draw to select the winning numbers. Lotteries are usually run to raise revenue in addition to taxes by government agencies.

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Lottery

underdrawn

Gambling; Lottery

A digit that over a period of time is drawn less often than the norm. These numbers are favored because they can only reach normality by being drawn.

under drawn

Gambling; Lottery

A digit that over a period of time is drawn less often than the norm. These numbers are favored because they can only reach normality by being drawn.

video lottery terminal (VLT)

Gambling; Lottery

Electronic games of chance played on a video screen. They often simulate popular casino games such as blackjack, poker, or spinning-reel slot machines (for all about 'Slot Machines' click here). ...

virgin

Gambling; Lottery

A colloquial term referring to a number or number combination that has never been drawn.

wheeling system

Gambling; Lottery

A way of organizing and playing a set of numbers to improve the chances of winning multiple prizes.

withholding

Gambling; Lottery

The anticipated tax amount deducted from prize payments.

agent

Gambling; Lottery

A retail outlet that sells lottery tickets on behalf of the lottery organizers.

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