Monday, 25th September 2023


12 Aug
A man named John Stembridge, aged 51, from Trowbridge, Wiltshire, won a big prize of £10,000 every month for 30 years. He played The National Lottery's Set For Life game and got lucky. How Did John Do It…? John said, "I understood I got something big when the machine made a strange noise." He felt…
8 Dec 2021
The Enugu State Gaming Commission (ESGC), yesterday, clarified that the state government set up its lottery games to sanitise the sector, adding that it was an entertainment and fun game
10 Jun 2021
A man who spent $20,000 on gold chain after winning a lottery was robbed of it at a petrol station in Detroit, Michigan, USA. The man, who was identified as Jamal, won 30,000 dollars in the Michigan lottery and then proceeded to buy a gold chain. According local news site, Click On Detroit, Jamal was…
18 Dec 2020
310,000,000 dollars. And now in letters: three hundred million American dollars. 120 Billion Nigerian Naira. So much can be won on Friday with Mega Millions. A huge amount of money. How come there is so much money up for grabs? And if you win, do you get that amount in your account in one go?…
25 Sep 2020
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mohammed Abba, said yesterday the commission recovered over N4.16 billion unremitted revenue from lottery companies.
19 Mar 2020
Olusegun Edu is the Executive Director, VASCOM, a digital company providing value-added services. The firm offers products, including content, ticketing, lottery, entertainment and gaming.
8 Nov 2019
In a move to tackle challenges of dwindling revenue, the Director-General, National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) Lanre Gbajabiamila has asked all erring lottery operators to defray all debts owed to the Federal Government or face stiff sanctions which may include revocation of licenses, as well as arrests and prosecution.
5 Mar 2019
History was made in the North American state of South Carolina as a lottery player won the Mega Millions lotto worth ₦540,000,000,000 ($1,500,000,000) and opted for the one time payment option of ₦316,002,284,640 ($877,784,124). The lucky ticket was purchased at a KC Mart convenience store in Simpsonville, with shop owner C.J. Patel telling CBS News…
1 Feb 2018
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered an investigation into the activities of the licensed lottery operators in the country from 2000 to date over alleged non-payment of taxes and fees. The order was given after adopting a motion sponsored by Mr. Abdulrazak Sa’ad Namdas during plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. The…
13 Sep 2017
The need to harmonise all laws and regulations as it relates to gaming; lottery, sports betting, casinos and pools betting in the state is also of utmost importance to consolidate on its operational standard and...


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