Dictionary of lottery terms and definitions
Active lottery games – developed on the basis of passive. The main difference is that players have the opportunity to choose rooms. Players assume they know what number will win, or they have favorite numbers that they use in the game. Thus, players will be able to take an active part in the drawing.
Win lottery – a lottery with a mandatory payout.
A numeric lottery ticket – receipt issued by the lottery terminal printed on it the game(and) option (s) and the employee confirming the participation of the player in this draw.
Bingo — a game in which random numbers are chosen and players must fill in the corresponding numbers on their playing cards. The first player who filled out the card in accordance with the rules of lottery wins. To denote his winnings, he usually shouts “Bingo!”.
Bonus ball/bonus number – is the same as an additional number. The extra ball is drawn for the drawing of additional prizes, i.e., the player wins more for the same money.
Quick pick – is a way to help players choose the numbers using the built-in terminal ticket seller of the random number generator.
Gross lottery — the total amount of cash received (or scheduled to be received) from the sale of lottery tickets at a nominal price.
Probability theory – branch of mathematics in which according to the probabilities of certain random events find the probabilities of other random events connected in any way with the first. The development of the theory of probability owes gambling and reflection on it of the French mathematician and writer Blaise Pascal. In the letters of Pascal, Fermat first set forth the foundations of probability theory.
Clothing lottery – a lottery with a prize Fund that is generated from the property (except money) and recorded in accordance with the conditions of the lottery to cash.
Videolottery terminals (VLT) – is an electronic video games played on a video monitor. Typical videolottery games include Poker, Keno and black Jack. Players play games to win prizes (cash) or free games (based on credit).
The world Lottery Association (WLA) – was established in 1999 by the Association of state lotteries and the International Association of Toto and Lotto. WLA lottery represent companies from more than 80 countries across six continents, with combined annual revenues of $200 billion.
Win – the prize pool of the lottery in the form of money or other property issued to the lottery ticket which won. Values won on a lottery ticket, become the property of a particular participant — the owner of the winning ticket;
The winning ticket – a ticket, participating in a raffle and winners in accordance with the applicable rules of the game.
Winning numbers — the numbers drawn in a draw
Random number generator — a computer program that produces random numbers.
GLEPS – bookmark winnings on a series of scratchers.
State (national) lottery — it includes all kinds of lotteries, whose founder is the state
Gambling – is a chronic and progressive failure to resist to participate in gambling that compromises, disrupts or damages personal, family or professional interests. Such participation in gambling and the desire for it, the activity in this area has intensified during periods of stress. Problems that arise as a result gambling, led to the active participation in gambling.
Jackpot – the highest prize that can be won in Lotto. In Europe it is usually called the prize of the first category. “Transition” jackpot is one that, if not won in a single drawing, into the next and growing.
The winning amount in the jackpot can be either fixed or progressive. If the fixed amount is clearly defined, it is progressively growing, since the minimum specified amount and adding to itself, for example, a certain percentage of each new rate until the deposition of the jackpot, then the growth starts again from the minimum amount. Typically, a progressive jackpot is a jackpot.
Monetary clothing lottery – a lottery with a prize Fund is formed from money of other property and recorded in accordance with the conditions of the lottery to cash.
Cash lottery — a lottery with a prize Fund is formed from money.
The income of the lottery gross of the lottery, after deduction of the prize (winning) Fund of the lottery.
European Lottery Association (ЕLA) – is an independent European Association composed of state lottery and Toto companies established in Europe. A lottery is represented by 80 companies from 46 countries.
Slot machine with winnings — special equipment (mechanical, electrical, electronic and other technical equipment) installed in a gambling institution and used for carrying out gamblings with winnings without participation in the specified games of representatives of a gambling institution.
Game option (in numerical lotteries) — a combination of 5 numbers selected from the consecutive series of numbers from 1 to 36 in the Lotto 5 from 36 or 6 numbers from a sequential series of numbers from 1 to 35 in Lotto 6 out of 35.
Games on luck – is a game in which winning or losing solely or mainly dependent on chance.
Interactive lottery is an online lottery using a smart phone or computer network connection, during which the players make wagers via phone calls to a television Studio or a company-operator of the lottery via dedicated telephone numbers or e-mail, where participation in the game is paid by the player or as a communication service and fixed telephone company submitted for payment by account or down payment by opening a Bank account or purchase a membership card with personal code”.
Internet lottery — a form of electronic lottery (game) held in the global Internet. In the global Internet can be done almost all types of well-known lotteries. For Internet lotteries use special software (Internet lotteries) or standard tools (applets and scripts written in universal programming languages). Players (participants) of the online lotteries are Internet users. Participation in the online lottery requires registration of the player in the online lottery. As a result of registration the player receives a unique ID and it opens a account.
Keno is a game conducted by the lottery, casino, charitable lotteries. Players usually choose 3 to 10 numbers from a 10/20/80 Keno numbers. Players can choose probability coefficients and gain.
Club game is a gambling game involving multiple people, organized in the club.
Combo choice of numbers (in numerical lotteries) – when some numbers in the game calls the player himself, and the rest – random number generator built into the terminal.
Commission – Commission paid to agent
Commercial lottery is a lottery, the income from which is not the property of the state budget, or not formed at all, and is distributed independently by the founders in accordance with the terms of the lottery.
Control file – file containing all the information held in the database of the Central system, which is created for each round and lasts for the time specified by the rules.
License — permission issued by the competent state authorities to conduct certain types of business activities, including lottery activities.
Literistic – collecting lottery tickets (hobby).
Lottery agent (Distributor) – a Legal entity having its network of lottery retailers and sellers.
Lottery technology is a specialized technology used in the organization and conduct of lotteries, prize drawing, manufacturing of lottery products, enabling the production of lottery tickets (bets), prize Fund formation, registration, distribution and control of lottery agents in real-time with game information from unauthorized access and safeguard the rights of players and the state from fraud on the part of the organizers and third parties.
Lottery games are a game of chance, which give the participants equal opportunity to win various prizes.
Lottery ticket — any media, specially produced for distribution or personal identification number (code), fixed gaming system of the lottery and proving participation in the lottery conducted in accordance with the approved conditions of the lottery, confirming the right of the owner to receive winnings according to the results of the circulation.
1) the drawing of things, sums of money or other valuables for tickets. Has many varieties, for example, paper, electronic, asterina, drawing, etc.;
2) a voluntary group or mass game in which the organizer of the lottery draws between players the prize Fund in accordance with publicly announced conditions and terms of winnings; however, loss of winnings for the player is solely a matter of chance and can not be anything specifically designed.
Lottery drawing machine — automatic device with a stirring system and excretion (paper tray) numbered balls in conducting the lottery draw.
Combined – lottery – it consists of two parts – immediate and replicable. In an instant the player immediately learns that the winning ticket, but lottery after the drawing.
Interstate lottery — lottery conducted in more than two States.
Instant lottery – a lottery in which the owner of the lottery ticket directly after your purchase to determine whether the lottery ticket is a winning one or not.
Monogame – one play on the ticket instant lottery.
Multigame (multiple games) two, three or more of the playing field on the ticket of instant lottery related or not related to the game program.
Draw number – serial (sequence) number of the drawing assigned by lottery to uniquely identify
The operator of lottery — a legal entity licensed to the organization and conduct of lotteries, passed the certification of used lottery technology, equipment and staff, with the right to own the lottery or received it under a contract with the owner of the right.
Pack – regulated the number of lottery tickets (bands, blocks), provides protection tickets (bands, blocks) from external influences
The complete system (in numerical lotteries) is such a system, when the selected numbers are all the variants of their combinations. The full feature systems is that the winnings of each winning group is precisely defined and calculated by appropriate formulas. The more numbers covered by the system, the more likely the chance of winning.
Strip (block) is regulated by the number of scratchers washable type one series
Rules of engagement – rules prepared by the organiser or operator, and defining legal relations in the framework of the games on luck between the organizer (operator) and players as parties to the Treaty.
The prize fund is the sum of values generated by the lottery or by other parties and distributed among the participants of the lottery through a lottery in terms of lottery. The prize Fund of the lottery in accordance with lottery rules may consist of any property not withdrawn from the civil circulation and may not be used for any other purpose than the payment or delivery of prizes to participants. The prize Fund is not the property of organizer and it can not be levied on their obligations.
Point of sales — point of sale authorized by the Lottery to sell tickets.
To draw is to assign awards by lottery.
The prize Fund draw — the gaming procedure, which establishes the fact of loss or win of the exact lottery ticket.
Data on ticket — information about the ticket printed on the ticket and recorded in the Central system. This information includes: the number of the drawing (s), information about point of sale, slot(s) option(s), the cost of the ticket serial number and other information.
A series of lottery — a certain amount of numbered lottery tickets with a particular prize pool.
Promotional (incentive) lottery — a lottery organized by the organizer for a limited number of members of one symptom (the client company, subscribers of the printed edition, etc.) in the entertainment and (or) advertising purposes, in this part requires the purchase of a special ticket or pay for services, prize Fund, the organizer forms from its own funds on advertising.
Bet in numerical lotteries – the amount of money that gives the player the right to participate in the games on luck;
The seller terminal is an electronic device, which entered the game options, print the ticket and entered into the database information about the ticket.
Draw – the drawing of winnings in lottery.
Drawing lottery — a lottery where the prize Fund of a lottery between all participants of the lottery is a lump sum after distribution of lottery tickets. The holding of such a lottery may include a separate circulation, which is a spreading batch of lottery tickets, conducting lottery prize Fund of the lottery and the payment, transfer or granting of prizes. (The players have to match pre-marked with the number of tickets with winning numbers to win a prize (see also passive play).
Tote system – in that case, if the organizer determines the amount used to pay prizes in such a way that it will be a definite part of the total amount of the bets made by the players, and the amount payable is distributed among the winning players proportionally to their bets.
The terms of the lottery – regulatory document that contains mandatory information and rules on the lottery game, governing its conduct in accordance with the requirements of applicable law.
Lottery participant — a natural or legal person having the rights of an owner of a lottery ticket entitling them to a share in any prize (winning) Fund of the lottery.
The organizer of the lottery – is a legal person, a registered lottery, responsible for the compliance of the lottery process to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, terms and order of the lottery, ensuring its social significance and the results of financial and economic activity conducting lotteries on your own or sending it right under the contract to the operator.
Fixed prizes – the prizes are a fixed cost, they are paid regardless of the number of winners who managed to guess the correct number.
Trust funds – lottery part of the lottery income, which determines its social importance, the size and the use of which is specified in terms of the lottery.
Central system – main computer system, a database where you do all the game options and information about tickets for storage and handling in accordance with established rules
Bar code – a combination of vertical lines and numbers representing in encoded form information on the lottery ticket. Allows you to quickly and accurately read information about the ticket through an electronic device – the scanner.
E-lottery — a game that uses one or more of the following symptoms: fixation of rates and the forecasts of the participants is carried out using electronic devices that stores the information in its memory or transmit it for registration in the host computer; information is sent to participate in the raffle at a special communication channels to head to the information center; the accounting of bets and other gaming information, and the structure of prizes and the raffle is conducted by means of software of the electronic device.
Electronic lottery device (terminal) is any device (hardware), through which it is possible to receive and store the bids of the players for their subsequent participation in the raffle or place for transmission rates in the parent information center.