lotto lotto  /ˈlɑ ˌtoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The odds of joining the flourishing ranks of lotto millionaires are still longer than the risk of being struck by lightning.
  2. Winning a $70 million lotto ticket takes no skill at all.
  3. So he kept going to the Housing Authority in search of cheap real estate, filling out forms as though they were lotto tickets.

News

  1. Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

    The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Florida Lotto jackpot rises to $24 million

    The jackpot in the Florida Lotto game has grown to $24 million after no one matched the six winning numbers in the latest drawing, lottery officials said Sunday.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WRCB Chattanooga

  3. Winning numbers drawn in 'Hot Lotto' game

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Hot Lotto" game were:        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "I slipped on a wet floor on Sunday night and my team (Silence Lotto) doctor immediately had a look at it and said not to worry," Evans said. "I immediately headed back to the hotel and to bed and on Monday morning I felt a bit sore but...
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Cadel Evans Source: CNN

  2. "Maybe today she can go and play the Lotto," Dechy said. "It would be a good day for her."
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Nathalie Dechy Source: ABC News

  3. "I don't know where I'm going to play, but a team is going to win the lotto when I sign," Rodriguez said Sunday night in an interview with The Associated Press. "I still feel I can play three or four more years, to be honest, because of the...
    on Feb 15, 2009 By: Ivan Rodriguez Source: SI.com

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