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 in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Camelot Group, to whom the licence was granted in...
- Lottery! is an American drama series that premiered on ABC on September 9, 1983. The series aired for one season of 17 episodes and starred Ben Murphy...
- 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...
- noted for being the winner of a 2002 lottery jackpot. His win of US$314.9 million in the Powerball multi-state lottery was, at the time, the largest jackpot...
- season. In 1995, the NHL Draft Lottery was introduced where only teams who had missed the playoffs could parti****te. The lottery winner moved up the draft...
- 1969, the Selective Service System of the United States conducted two lotteries to determine the order of call to military service in the Vietnam War...
- Draft lottery can refer to: NBA Draft Lottery, a lottery determining the order of the teams for the first fourteen selections in the NBA Draft Sports draft...
- Lottery mathematics is used to calculate probabilities of winning or losing a lottery game. It is based heavily on combinatorics, particularly the twelvefold...
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