Lottery gaming is a pastime enjoyed by many people, and it has always been something that most people view as a hobby they do locally. Many will buy tickets from local vendors and play in lotteries either in their country or in their state or region, depending on where they live.
However, for some people around the world, this is now changing. India is a prime example of how lottery gaming is changing to cover the entire world, rather than just what is available at home. The internet is needed to play other games, with online lottery in India covering countries from all over the world, opening doors for players that some of them didn’t even know existed.
With this, there have been questions asked about the future of the lottery industry. If people can access any game, and have the ability to play something from the other side of the world, what does that mean for smaller games that need to keep their local fan bases simply to survive?
We have also seen questions asked about future new lotteries, and how these will be created. Will they continue the current tried and tested method, or will they take on board the changes we are seeing at the moment, and will lotteries be created specifically so that players can play from anywhere around the world?
What Will Future Lotteries Look Like?
There has been a big change in lottery gaming, and the reason for this is all down to how technology has been used within the industry. We see many technological advancements happening all the time, with most being there to help us better connect, either faster than before, or with people around the world in a better way.
If someone hosts and runs the lottery and has a platform in place to accept worldwide players, then there is nothing stopping this from happening. Whether you are from the USA, Europe, Asia or somewhere else, this could be a game to get involved in, and if that happens, it will likely change the way that lottery gaming works forever.
We have seen smaller versions of this in the past, with the Euro Millions in Europe for example, which covers an entire continent, but even that would look small at the side of something like this. Assuming the right number of players were attracted, jackpots would be very big from the start, and there could be scope to add huge potential winnings for those who don’t get every number, given the number of entries there could be for something like this.
As the prizes increase, we often see interest increasing and more people becoming intrigued by what is happening. Those who only play when jackpots become big could potentially see the big jackpots on offer in a game like this every week and decide to play more regularly because of that.
There would be questions over how smaller lotteries would survive, but if that can all come together, a big worldwide lottery game in the future is a possibility.