Dutch lottery players are hoping to take home part of the €135.5m in prizes that the country’s two largest lotteries will pay out following their draws on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

But while it’s nice to dream, winning the jackpot is rather unlikely.

In 2016, the most Googled term in the US was “Powerball.”

Surprisingly, 25% of problem gamblers who sought treatment in the Spanish region of Galicia were reportedly hooked on lotteries.

A very lucky British punter turned ‎£1 into more than ‎£200,000 – by quitting at exactly the right moment.

Brazil’s long-delayed gambling legislation may not come up for a vote until April 2017.

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