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The Lottery Channel discusses how lotteries were formed, how they work as state revenue sources and how your life could change with a few lucky numbers.


Are people who win the lottery really any happier?

 Are people who win the lottery really any happier?

How many lottery winners are happier after winning millions? Find out if people who win the lottery are any happier at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Most Spectacular Lottery Burnouts

 10 Most Spectacular Lottery Burnouts

Winning the lottery is everyone's dream, but winners say it can be a nightmare. Learn about 10 of the most spectacular lottery burnouts. See more »

How Lotteries Work

 How Lotteries Work

Lotteries are a form of gambling run by the state. Learn how states run lotteries, how lotteries conduct drawings and how likely you are to win the lottery. See more »