The American Mega Millions lottery jackpot is set at $178 million USD (₦64.5 billion) for the draw on Friday night. Playing this game from overseas is possible when signing up at theLotter, the world’s leading online ticket purchasing service. This opportunity is now open to residents of Nigeria as well.

Here’s how Nigerians can play American lotteries from home

Instead of purchasing lottery tickets in person, Nigerians can use the services of theLotter. TheLotter sends its local agents in the United States to buy official lottery tickets on behalf of its customers from all over the world. The website charges customers a transaction fee and a scanned copy of the ticket is uploaded to their private account before the draw. No commissions are taken from winning tickets.

Playing the lottery online at is simple, safe and secure. All transactions, as well as personal information, are protected with Geotrust 128 SSL bit security. The website is user-friendly and features 24/7 customer support through Live Chat, telephone, email, and several social media channels.

Players can purchase tickets to the world’s biggest lotteries including Mega Millions, Powerball, EuroMillions, the Italian SuperEnalotto, EuroJackpot, and more. Nigerians, too, can play these international lotteries online without leaving home.

Can foreigners really win American lottery prizes from abroad?

This is how Nigerians can play for a ₦64.5 billion American jackpot prize
This is how Nigerians can play for a ₦64.5 billion American jackpot prize

Over the years, theLotter has paid out over $95 million USD in prizes to more than 5 million winners from across the globe. Among the winners are G. from Australia; P. from Canada; H.V. from El Salvador; B.U. from the UK; and Nataliaa from the Ukraine. The five have each won $1 million USD prizes playing the Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries.

Even more impressive are the stories of a woman from Panama and a man from Iraq who both won lottery jackpots by purchasing their tickets online at theLotter.

Despite being retired, Aura D. from Panama had continued working to support her kids. She purchased official lottery tickets online in July 2017 and ended up winning a $30 million USD Florida Lotto jackpot prize.

The story of Baghdad resident M.M. is even more remarkable. He bought tickets to the Oregon Megabucks lottery in August 2015 and won a $6.4 million USD jackpot. The Iraqi's lottery win was such a unique story that it was reported in media outlets all over the world. All of them noted that it was perfectly legal for foreigners to win American lottery prizes buying official tickets online at theLotter.

Could a Nigerian win the massive Mega Millions jackpot?

Setting up a free account at online ticket purchasing service theLotter will take but a few moments. For a lucky Nigerian, a huge lottery jackpot could be just a click away.

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