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TheLotteryCentre Exposed — Beware of the In-House Game!

TheLotteryCentre Exposed

TheLotteryCentre Review

Would an online lottery provider offering an in-house game for €10,000 be enough to get you to give them your email address? The team took a look at today and it doesn’t seem to matter what lottery you purchase on their site, you’re in on that draw. I can’t even imagine the odds of winning and for me; I’m into playing lotteries for that mega jackpot. If this site seems familiar, the folks who own it also have

Games at

The Lottery Centre offers players 18 international lotteries ranging from three of the big down under (that’s Australia) draws to the usual Euro Millions and US Powerball. Players can choose 1 ticket for 1 game or more – up to 10 games. There are no discounts for playing more. All entries include an automatic bonus into an in-house game for €10,000.

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The Lottery Centre’s Syndicates

Some of the lotteries offered here have syndicates with various terms, though two things seem consistent. Firstly, players buy in for 4 weeks. Secondly, there is no information on how many shares are actually in the syndicates. Some of the syndicates have bonus tickets for other draws, but only if the jackpot prize is won. All of the syndicates offer that automatic entry into the in-house game for €10,000.

What’s with the In-House Game

It all starts when you go to’s site. A window pops up right from the start, asking you to input your name and email address – and agree to receive “email communications” from The Lottery Centre. The in-house game takes place on the 31st of December and could be travel or merchandise though they do so say you can take it in cash. There is an inference that there might be more than one prize, but no additional information.

Where’s My Money?

According to, they don’t take any commission on winnings, but they can take any “reasonable costs”. I’m also still trying to get my head around the use of the term “any recovery may take a significant period of time”. The team figured it means you might be waiting and waiting for your winnings.

Customer Service at TheLotteryCentre

Their call center is in Vancouver, Canada, their processing center is in the Netherlands and their corporate office is in the Isle of Man. There is a snail mail address for the Isle of Man and several email addresses. There is a heap of toll-free and other telephone numbers for all kinds of countries. But if you’re not using a toll-free number, all calls are for Vancouver. is owned by International Multi-Media Entertainments Limited.

Good Causes at

Under the menu “Good Causes”, the Lottery Centre says their “plans have been announced for further development” of their sponsored Akili School Project in Nairobi Kenya. This is back in 2013 with no further information. Then they list some of the projects that the actual lotteries support under the guise of what your money is doing. I’m not sure why they wasted the time and space on this.

Why You Should Register with TheLottery Centre


No Commission

18 International Lotteries

Free In-House Draw

Why You Shouldn’t Register with TheLottery Centre


Agreeing to Receive Emails

What are Reasonable Costs of Winnings?

When Will I Get My Winnings?

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Is TheLotteryCentre Legit?

At face value, no alarm bells ring to stop you from playing here, but there was something familiar with the list of telephone numbers. It took a while and the telephone numbers are not the same, but the list itself of where they have toll-free and other numbers is a duplicate for – with the only number for international dialing in Vancouver.

We’re giving this one a thumbs down simply because of the threat of having to agree to receive email communications. That and the fact we might be waiting on end for our mega jackpot!

  1. This company is a scam. The owner, Gloria Evans, used to be CEO of CW Agencies. Google it. Don’t fall for this, please.

  2. In my opinion, my experience with The Lottery Centre is the same as Carla’s (see her review).
    My 89 year old dad has been receiving calls from these people persuading him to invest his life savings into gambling with them. They do this by pretending that they will rig the game in his favour (“it’s your turn to win”), or by “co-investing” with him (“match your contribution”). He has been playing for years and has NEVER received any cash back from them. Whenever he “won” a draw the winnings were “automatically reinvested” into the next draw. My understanding is this happened without his consent and without prior warning.
    In my opinion and given my observations The Lottery Centre is preying on the hopes of retirees to win big and “look after their loved ones”, thus scamming innocent people who have worked hard for their retirement all their lives and who may not have all their faculties to question these guys’ methods and authenticity.
    In my opinion, Carla is right. They are SCUM.
    I don’t understand how this is not illegal!

  3. I have had agent Faye hassling me for 5 years not won a penny going to block her and get a new bank card next time she calls
    Thanks for the reviews was getting suspicious but thanks to you guys next time she calls I will tell her to go maybe not so politely
    Again thanks guys no more money will be wasted

  4. The lottery centre is awful especially an agent called “DOMINIC WALKER” who harasses current subscribers pestering them to play in superdraws parting with 100’s of pounds or whatever currency giving them better odds than the El Gordo saying you have 419 chances of winning then your hopes are dashed when you win “NOTHING!” The way they practice needs to change and dominic walker needs to be SACKED!

  5. appeared on my credit card as a charge for a series I played for the British Lotto! This is pretty dodgy and my $307.84 was not what the agent (Randy) said it would be.


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