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US Power frenzy set to explode at Lottoland as jackpot could reach one billion this sunday

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22nd August 2017

Lottoland servers were working overtime last Sunday (20/8/17) as over one hundred thousand Australians bet on the $600 AUD million US Power draw.

The draw rolled over and the five hundred thousand registered players of Lottoland Australia are now chasing a mammoth $820 million AUD this Thursday at 12:00pm AEST .

If the Jackpot rolls over once again it has the potential to reach over $1 billion AUD on Sunday 27th August and become the second biggest draw of all time.

The US is in a lottery frenzy with massive queues at lottery kiosks right across the US, as well as Canadians rushing across the border all securing their tickets. Australians now know they can simply go to Lottoland.com.au and bet on this historic draw.

Amid this expected frenzy, CEO of Lottoland Australia Luke Brill commented:

“On Sunday traffic levels on the website soared to heights not seen since the online stampede of the record $2.3 billion AUD US Powerball draw in January 2016, which famously caused the Lottoland site to crash on its first week of trading.”

The crash came as Lottoland first opened its doors and gave Australians their first taste of betting on overseas lotteries which caused unprecedented volumes of online traffic and disruption to the lottery landscape in Australia.

Brill added “In bookmaking terms, this US Power draw is our Melbourne Cup and we are confident that our improved website can now handle the expected traffic. We have learned our lessons from last time and made improvements accordingly. We are confident that we can now handle this volume and ensure Australians can dream bigger and bet on this historic draw.”

 

Media contact:

Luke Brill – Tel: +61 (0) 420 986 659

[email protected]

 

About Lottoland Australia

Since launching in Australia January 2016, Lottoland Australia has registered over 500,000 Australian players. Innovation, coupled with the freedom to offer players a unique and enhanced lottery playing experience, has been key to the company’s success.

Lottoland boasts a range of exciting options that set it apart from the competition. By using an insurance-backed business model, Lottoland can offer features such as DoubleJackpot – allowing players to double their jackpot winnings on any lottery.

Players are able to bet on the outcomes of the biggest lotteries from around the world, with mega jackpots available seven days a week. Major draws available to bet on at Lottoland include all local Australian Lotteries and international lotteries such as the EuroMillions, EuroJackpot and America’s PowerBall and MegaMillions lotteries.

Lottoland Australia PTY LTD has offices in both Sydney and Darwin and is regulated and licensed by the Northern Territory’s Racing Commission. Globally Lottoland has over 6 million customers with 11 offices across 4 continents.

 

 

 

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