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Indian Lottery Laws

Although there are some gambling restrictions in India, legislation for lotteries and gambling in general is set by each individual state and there are many states which allow people to play lotteries both online.

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If you are an Indian citizen considering playing an international lottery such as Powerball, Mega Millions or EuroMillions, the Comparison Table on our Lottery Comparison page may help you decide which game to play.

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There are a number of lotteries that take place in India, all of which are run by State Government organisations. The biggest game that is played in India is the Playwin Lottery, which is operated by the Sikkim Government. This lottery comprises of a variety of lottery games, three of which are the Thunderball, Thursday Super Lotto and Saturday Super Lotto. Having a variety of games available means that players can either opt to play just one or all the games and potentially win a life-changing amount of money.

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Mega MillionsMega Millions

Mega Millions is a big-money American lottery that provides multimillion-dollar jackpots twice a week. The biggest prize in the game’s history was a gigantic $656 million, shared between three players in March 2012.

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Powerball broke lottery records when three players shared an astonishing $1.58 billion in January 2016. This American game is played on Wednesday and Saturday and always offers a jackpot of at least $40 million.

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Lottery News

Lucky Player wins $150,000 during the festival of Shivaratri
Lucky Player wins $150,000 during the festival of Shivaratri

Thursday 15th March 2018

A man from West Bengal has just won the equivalent of $150,000 on the Karunia lottery. Mr Mofijul Rahima Sheikh had only been in Kozhikode city for a few days before his lucky win. He arrived on a Friday to look for employment and was immediately picked up for some construction work. After receiving his wages for the day’s work he bought his lottery ticket from a local handicapped vendor. The lottery draw was held the following Monday, which he won, but being a public holiday for the Hindu festival of Shivaratri he could do nothing with his ticket straight away.

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