The Colorado Lottery is run by the government of Colorado. It is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL).
The Colorado Lottery began on January 24, 1983, initially selling only scratch tickets. Its first drawing took place on April 23, 1983.]citation needed[
The economy of the US state of Colorado according to The Bureau of Economic Analysis gross state product estimates for 2008 was $ 248.6 billion. The Colorado economy ranked 20th largest in the United States in 2008. Per capita personal income in 2003 was $34,561, putting Colorado 8th in the nation.
The state's economy broadened from its mid-19th century roots in mining when irrigated agriculture developed, and by the late 19th century, raising livestock had become important. Early industry was based on the extraction and processing of minerals and agricultural products. Current agricultural products are cattle, wheat, marijuana, dairy products, corn, and hay.
A lottery is a form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize. Lottery is outlawed by some governments, while others endorse it to the extent of organizing a national or state lottery. It is common to find some degree of regulation of lottery by governments. In several countries, lotteries are legalized by the governments themselves]clarification needed[.
The Philippine Lottery Draw is a television program in the Philippines. Produced by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) and it is aired on the People's Television Network (PTV) since March 8, 1995. The PCSO workforce consists of more than 2,000 employees nationwide.
Before every draw day begins with the airing of a clip in which the blowing machines, called "Mega Gems", and the balls used in each game are inspected to ensure that everything is fair and nothing is concealed in the machines and balls for the draw day. The inspection is undertaken by a panel of judges, composed of a neutral set of people not connected with the PCSO. Representatives from the Commission on Audit oversee the proceedings and the draw to see that everything goes according to protocol. The pre-draw procedure is as follows: