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How Jamaicans can play for the $275 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM


The US Powerball jackpot is in the headlines once again as it rolls over and climbs to $275 million.

Now that the Powerball jackpot has passed $275 million, people will be clamouring to get tickets, which will send the jackpot higher still.

Eventually, this cycle of increased ticket sales and explosive jackpot growth could lead to a jackpot breakout and another $1 billion plus jackpot within a few weeks.

Indeed, online lottery ticket purchasing service theLotter is already seeing an uptick in Powerball sales as international players rush to secure their entries to US Powerball and a chance to win the world’s largest jackpot.

Services such as TheLotter are also available from Jamaica, where it is not economically feasible to travel to the United States to purchase Powerball tickets.

TheLotter uses local agents in the United States to buy official lottery tickets on behalf of customers from all over the world.

The website charges customers a transaction fee and in return they receive a scan of any ticket purchased before the draw.

No commissions are taken from winning tickets.

Anyone Can Play, Anyone Can Win

TheLotter’s most famous winner by far is M.M., an Iraqi who won a $6.4 million jackpot in August 2015 playing Oregon Megabucks from Baghdad.

The Iraqi's lottery win was such a unique story that it was reported in media outlets all over the world.

The story appeared in the New York Times, the Daily Mail, NBC, CNN, and in the Associated Press.

All of them noted that it was perfectly legal for foreigners to win American lottery prizes buying official tickets online at theLotter.

Playing the Lottery Online is Easy and Secure

Playing the lottery online is the easiest and most convenient way to play. It is possible to create an account and begin playing any of the 51 lotteries on theLotter within minutes. is user friendly and features 24/7 customer support through a Live Chat feature, telephone, or via email.

Furthermore, playing with theLotter is the most secure way to play the lottery. Paper tickets are secured in a safe and a scanned copy is available in players’ accounts.

Furthermore, all transactions on as well as personal and payment information are secured with Geotrust 128 SSL bit security.

A lottery jackpot could be a click away

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