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MoneyTheir numbers are up: The new lottery law that will make it harder to win huge jackpots - ahead of $80million draw

01:11  10 january  2019
01:11  10 january  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A new law has been implemented that will make it harder for Australians to win big in the lottery.

From today, Australians are no longer able to place bets on the outcome of lottery syndicates - otherwise known as 'jackpot betting'.

While regular lottery draws, including the record-breaking $80million draw scheduled for Thursday night, will not be affected, the process of betting on international or high-profile jackpots will no longer exist.

Their numbers are up: The new lottery law that will make it harder to win huge jackpots - ahead of $80million draw© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A new law has been implemented that will make it harder for Australians to win big in the lottery

The new law comes as both US Mega Millions and Powerball continue to work on making it illegal for the sale of their tickets outside of the United States through third party lottery systems.

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The .2 million winning ticket was sold at Fox Bros. The winning numbers from the Wednesday, September 20 Megabucks drawing were 4, 12, 17, 24, 39, and 43. Betty Christopherson hit the jackpot in October 2012 when she ended up with a winning .3 million Megabucks ticket.

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The federal government initially proposed the law amendments in June of 2018, after suggestions that the synthetic lotteries drove away customers from the traditional means of buying lottery tickets.

The system encourages punters to bet on the outcome of draws without physically buying a ticket, and is generally run through separate entities altogether.

Their numbers are up: The new lottery law that will make it harder to win huge jackpots - ahead of $80million draw© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited From today, Australians are no longer able to place bets on the outcome of lottery syndicates - otherwise known as 'jackpot betting' Their numbers are up: The new lottery law that will make it harder to win huge jackpots - ahead of $80million draw© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited One in three Australians are expected to try their hand at winning the jackpot, but the draw closes at 7.30pm AEST on Thursday, January 10

Any money won, which generally mirrors the winnings of the actual draw, is paid out by the independent entity, such as Lottoland, not the official lottery operator.

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Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association CEO Adam Joy previously explained why he supported the ban.

'ALNA has been very firm in our stance against lotto betting for a long time,' he said.

Their numbers are up: The new lottery law that will make it harder to win huge jackpots - ahead of $80million draw© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The system encourages punters to bet on the outcome of draws without physically buying a ticket, and is generally run through separate entities altogether 'The lotto betting model encourages highly repetitive bets that may risk problem gambling, promote higher risk spending, and may be misleading regarding the winnings available.

'This increases risk and it comes at a significant cost to state taxes, and to local family-run small businesses — that employ locally, pay Australian taxes and support the local community.'

Thursday's $80million Powerball is the second-largest in Australian history.

One in three Australians are expected to try their hand at winning the jackpot, but the draw closes at 7.30pm AEST on Thursday, January 10.

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