1.59 billion dollars in a lottery

1.59 billion dollars in a lottery

21-01-2016 15:00

This news is from the USA. You can win a lot of money in a lottery there. Many people want to win. They buy a lot of lottery tickets. Their chances are 1 to 292 million.

Three people are lucky. They write down the right numbers. All of them win. Each person wins 530 million dollars. However, they cannot keep all of it. The government takes 40% of the money.

Difficult words: lottery (a game in which you can win money), chance (a possibility that something happens), government (the “bosses” of a country).

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