Translation of lottery in Spanish:

lottery

lotería, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɒt(ə)ri//ˈlɑdəri/

noun

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    lotería feminine
    before noun lottery number número de lotería masculine
    • lottery winner ganadora de la lotería
    • The newly launched state lottery was being subsidised by the government, who had got their sums wrong.
    • Thus, under federal law, as it is now written, Internet casinos and lotteries are legal.
    • Betting on horse racing, lotteries and raffles have long been a recognised way of gambling in New Zealand.
    • In some countries that hold state lotteries, tickets with number 13 will never be sold.
    • All the Eastern States now are running lotteries to raise money in place of taxes.
    • However, critics note these same states run equally addictive national lotteries and accuse them of hypocrisy.
    • The Club is now selling annual membership to its weekly lottery.
    • The truth is, I've never bought a state lottery ticket in my life.
    • Gambling has always been a big business and as more states adopt lotteries and permit casino gambling it gets even bigger every year.
    • Widespread participation in lotteries and casino gambling reveals how poorly the public understands the laws of probability.
    • The new law also includes plans to ensure that there is a clear distinction between lotteries and prize competitions.
    • I played the lottery when it started, but I don't any more.
    • Many state lotteries, particularly in Europe, are selling tickets online, and more will join.
    • However, instant lotteries, wayside roulettes and raffles continue to lure citizens looking for quick and easy money.
    • The availability of lotteries and casino gambling, as well as gaming machines, has expanded dramatically worldwide.
    • Events were held around the country at sites that have benefited from lottery cash.
    • The odds of winning the jackpot on the national lottery are one in nearly 14m.
    • Probably the worst return for your money comes from the lotteries.
    • The gambling empire rakes in hundreds of millions of dollars each year from sweepstakes, lotteries and of late, poker machines.
    • The evening news was interrupted by the weekly lottery drawing.