The lottery system exposes players to risky and addictive gambling and should not be endorsed by governments. The money generated by lotteries forms a small part of the budget, but this doesn’t mean that governments should support their existence. The system is also inefficient, since it robs the budget of funds that should be used for other purposes. It is also prone to corruption, and the government should be wary of using its funds for gambling promotions.
Multi-level lottery system
The Multi-level lottery system is a lottery-type game with multiple levels. It involves generating a record of first level games that corresponds to the permissible responses for the second level games. Each of these responses corresponds to a certain second-level game, and a player entering a permissible response enters a player in that second-level game. The multi-level lottery system has several advantages over conventional single-level lottery games.
The second level lottery ticket contains a play region that matches a collectible item in the first level. This region is referred to as the second collectible receiving region. This region may contain the letters “W” or “X” or another collectible item. Upon successful completion of this region, the player wins the prize for that level. This process repeats itself on every subsequent level. In this way, a player can collect more than one prize at a time.
Direct access symbol 50
The direct access symbol is a special symbol in a lotto game that allows players to proceed directly to a higher level without completing the collectible items on a previous level. The symbol 50 is often shown on the collectable generating region 10 in a lottery game, and allows the player to skip the first collecting region 12 if he or she has the direct access symbol 50 on that card. The symbol may also be a wild card symbol, enabling the player to skip the first collectible receiving region 12.
The direct access region 18 may include an “unavailable” symbol 60, an instant win feature, or prize defeating symbols. The player may then be required to stop the game if they have won a prize previously. The direct access region 18 may also have a designation indicating the prize is worth double the normal amount. The embodiments shown in FIGS. 3A and 3B may be combined. In general, the direct access symbol is used to enhance the value of a prize.
Wild card symbol 54
The Wild Card is a symbol that appeared in the lottery game until February 24, 2016. It was available in five states and was administered by the Multi-State Lottery Association, the same group behind popular lotteries like Mega Millions and Powerball. The Wild Card was drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays. However, the number of draws for this game was reduced to four from six until February 24. The Wild Card was a low-paying game but did offer a chance to win big.
Second collectible generating region 10
When a player plays a level-up lottery ticket, they may receive an additional instant win feature or a wild card. A player may also receive a collectible item called a “wild card” in the first collectible generating region. The number 54 is the symbol for a wild card. Once the player obtains all the collectible indicia of one level, they will have access to the next lottery ticket level.
The first collectible generating region 10 of the lottery system may include a collective indicia 14 as well as a direct access symbol 50 or a wild card symbol 54. In some cases, the direct access symbol 50 or the wild card symbol 54 facilitate entry into the second collectible generating region 6.