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Someone from the Philippines could become $274M richer this Wednesday

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Someone from the Philippines could become $274 million richer this Wednesday
According to Powerball rules, you do not have to be an American citizen or resident to play American lotteries. Amazingly, the winner of this enormous prize could be someone from the Philippines!
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MANILA, Philippines — This week, Powerball is offering a US$274 million jackpot (equivalent to P13.8 billion) and the draw will take place on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. While not yet a new world record, the $274 million jackpot makes other lottery prizes pale in comparison.

“In January this year, lottery fans across the globe held their breath when it seemed the Powerball jackpot was on track to break its all-time record of US$1.58 billion. In the end, a US$730 million jackpot was won on 20 January 2021 by a single ticket purchased in Maryland” states Adrian Cooremans.

Cooremans is a spokesman for theLotter.com, the world’s leading online lottery ticket purchasing service. “Millions of people from all over the world, are ordering their tickets with us,” Cooremans says. “We are glad to offer our services to residents of the Philippines as well”.

“theLotter offers Filipinos the opportunity to play Powerball with a single line for less than $5" Cooremans adds.

Filipinos who buy their official Powerball tickets online at theLotter can participate in the draw under the same conditions as if they were buying their tickets in the United States, with the exact same chances of winning the jackpot.

Yes, there are winners from the Philippines!

According to Cooremans, “While there has yet to be a jackpot winner from the Philippines, Filipinos have won amazing prizes playing online at theLotter."

B.J.L., an engineer from Manila (he prefers to retain his anonymity), loves playing local lottery games. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, he was unable to buy his favorite lottery tickets, which could only be purchased in person. Instead, he purchased US Powerball tickets online at theLotter and ended up winning a third-division $50,000 Powerball prize in the draw on 10 March 2021.

Here’s how you could win a $274 million jackpot from the Philippines

1. Sign up at theLotter.com

2. Select the Powerball lottery

3. Choose 5 numbers (from 1-69) on the playing form

4. Choose 1 ‘Powerball’ number (from 1-26) in the orange field on the form

5. Confirm your ticket purchase

How theLotter works

theLotter.com is a lottery ticket messenger service. theLotter uses local agents in the United States to buy official lottery tickets on behalf of its customers worldwide. A small surcharge is added to ticket prices to cover the cost of this service. 

The ticket is scanned and uploaded to a customer’s account before the draw. With this scanned version of the ticket and email confirmation, customers can rest assured that they have full ownership of their tickets.

theLotter provides a dedicated support team, available 24/7, to help customers with any concerns.

What happens when you win

If you are lucky enough to win, your prize will be transferred to your secure, private account and you can withdraw it at any time. if you win the Powerball jackpot, you will need to fly to the United States to collect your prize in person, but in this case, theLotter will probably pay your travel expenses. 

The good news is you will receive the entire amount of your prize, less applicable taxes, with no commissions taken!

Over the years, theLotter has paid out more than $100 million in prizes to over 6 million winners from across the globe. The biggest winners at the site have included a woman from Panama who won $30 million playing the Florida Lotto and a man from Iraq who won a $6.4 million Oregon Megabucks jackpot.

If you’re lucky, you could win the Powerball $274 million jackpot and the next draw is coming up soon! If someone from Panama can win an amazing American lottery jackpot by purchasing official tickets online at theLotter, so could you.

For more information on how to play Powerball online from the Philippines, please visit theLotter.com.

Lotto Direct Limited is operating thelotter.com. Lotto Direct Limited is licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority; License Reference MGA/B2C/402/2017. 18+ only. Gambling can be harmful if not controlled. Please play responsibly. For more information visit https://www.rgf.org.mt/

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