London judge to rule on bridge`s sporting status

Whether or not the card game bridge should be classed as a sport is set to be the subject of a legal ruling in London`s High Court later this year, the English Bridge Union said Monday.

Top IPS officer suspended in Bangalore over lottery racket links

The Karnataka government has suspended Bangalore's Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Alok Kumar for his alleged links with the alleged operator of an illegal lottery business.

British couple wins £1 million lottery prize for second time

A British couple have won £1 million in the EuroMillions lottery for second time in 20 months.

Indian woman wins 20kg gold worth Rs 5 crore in UAE

 A 25-year-old Indian woman, working here as an engineer, has won 20 kg gold worth a whopping five crore rupees in a lucky draw.

US man`s speeding excuse: I won USD 50,000 lottery!

Cops in the US made an exception for a man busted for speeding, allowing him to go without a ticket after he told them that he had just won a USD 50,000 lottery and was rushing to collect the prize.

US lottery winner scoops $425 million jackpot; 6th biggest ever

A single ticket bought in the San Francisco bay area scooped the sixth highest lottery jackpot in US history on Wednesday, winning roughly $425 million, lottery officials said.

Kerala launches lottery to help poor girls` wedding

The Kerala government has decided to launch a weekly lottery to mobilise funds for providing financial support for wedding of girls from poor families.

US Mega Millions lottery up to $344 million, fourth biggest in its history

The winning numbers have been drawn for the fourth-largest jackpot in the history of the Mega Millions lottery that is played in the majority of US states but it is not yet known if a matching ticket was sold.

Meet the man who won multi-million dollar jackpot twice

They say, it`s better to be born lucky than rich. Scores of people buy lottery tickets on a routine basis, hoping to strike gold at least once in their lifetime, but most fail.

‘Lottery winning’ EPL footballer fears fans` backlash

A top footballer from the Premier League has won 125,000 pounds in Lottery, but the star player has requested anonymity to avoid getting abused from fans.

Are you the 64 million pounds jackpot winner?

If the ticket holder for the big prize from EuroMillions lottery draw doesn’t turn up till 23:00 GMT, the entire moolah would go to the Good Causes fund.

‘Stunned` lottery jackpot winners step forward

"I think I am having a heart attack!" That`s what a US woman told her husband when she realised she was holding a winning lottery jackpot ticket this week.

Lottery for MHADA homes for millworkers on June 28

About 48,000 millworkers are eligible to participate in the draw and the tenements have been priced at Rs 7.5 lakh each.

Inter-state lottery fraud busted

An inter-state racket which cheated and defrauded people in the name of lottery was busted with the arrest of 3 members of a gang involved in Bihar.

Kerala cannot be declared lottery free zone: Chandy

Opposition leader in the Kerala
Assembly, Oommen Chandy, said the state cannot be
declared as a lottery free zone as it would create serious
social problems.

Christmas Eve luckiest day for winning lottery

Christmas Eve is the luckiest day of the year for winning the lottery.

Spanish Christmas lottery hands out USD 3 billion

Spain`s beloved Christmas lottery
sprinkled 2.3 billion euros (USD 3 billion) in holiday cheer
across the country today, handing out winnings eagerly
welcomed by a nation facing 20 per cent unemployment.

Kerala reverses decision to resume daily lottery draws

CM V S Achuthanandan directed the Finance Department to instruct the Lottery authorities to stop printing of the
tickets for the daily draws.

15 million people apply for US green-card lottery: Report

A record 15 mn people around the world this year entered America`s green-card lottery, an immigration scheme offering a quick path to legal and permanent US residency for 50,000 people annually, a media report said on Monday.

Kerala govt justifies Lottery ordinance

The Kerala government on Friday
justified the new lottery ordinance in the state high court
and said it was not contrary to central act and rules.