Definition of Lottery. Meaning of Lottery. Synonyms of Lottery

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Definition of Lottery

Lottery
Lottery Lot"ter*y, n.; pl. Lotteries. [Lot + -ery, as in brewery, bindery.] 1. A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance; esp., a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes, and the rest of tickets are blanks. Fig. : An affair of chance. Note: The laws of the United States and of most of the States make lotteries illegal.

Meaning of Lottery from wikipedia

- A lottery is a form of gambling that involves the drawing of numbers at random for a prize. Some governments outlaw lotteries, while others endorse it...
- "The Lottery" is a short story written by Shirley Jackson, first published in the June 26, 1948, issue of The New Yorker. The story describes a fictional...
- The National Lottery is the state-franchised national lottery established in 1994 in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Camelot Group, to which the...
- Immigrant Visa program, also known as the green card lottery, is a United States government lottery program for receiving a United States Permanent Resident...
- Lottery mathematics is used to calculate probabilities of winning or losing a lottery game. It is based primarily on combinatorics, particularly the twelvefold...
- The NBA draft lottery is an annual event held by the National Basketball ****ociation (NBA), in which the teams who had missed the playoffs the previous...
- Lotteries in Australia include various lottery related products licensed by the Lott and Lotterywest Australian lottery companies. Lotteries operators...
- A lottery is a form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize. Lottery may also refer to: NBA Draft Lottery, a lottery used to determine...
- The Health Lottery is a lottery that operates on behalf of twelve local society lotteries across Great Britain. It was launched in October 2011 and runs...
- Virginia Lottery is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia. It was created in 1987 when Virginians voted in favor of a state lottery. The first...
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