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Ranking Rio Performances for Every Lottery

With the Games winding down later this week, we take a lottery-themed look at how the home countries for the world’s best lotteries fared this summer!

Continuing our Games coverage, LottoExpress brings your our updated Lottery Games rankings! Each country is ranked according to their relative standing as of August 18.

1. USA (31 gold, 32 silver, 31 bronze)

No surprises here, as the United States continues its utter dominance on the biggest stage in sports. These have been a memorable Games for America, with some amazing feats accomplished by its athletes!

Top highlight: Swimmer Michael Phelps goes out in glory, winning gold in his last-ever Olympic race—the team medley 4x100—and announcing his retirement immediately after. He swears he means it this time, too!

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2. Great Britain (19 gold, 20 silver, 13 bronze)

Currently in a neck-and-neck race with China for second overall in the medal count, Great Britain is seeing the positive results of its Olympic program developed for the London 2012 games.

Top highlight: Track cyclist Jason Kenny absolutely demolished his events, winning 3 golds for Great Britain!

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Ranking Rio Performances for Every Lottery
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3. Germany (13 gold, 8 silver, 9 bronze)

Germany continues to rule the world of equestrian! Since its inception in the Olympics over 100 years ago, Germany has left its competitors in the dust in this sport.

Top highlight: Equestrian legend Isabell Werth added to her amazing collection of medals by winning gold and silver in Rio. She’s competed in five Olympics and has won more medals than anyone else in the sport!

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4. Australia (7 gold, 8 silver, 10 bronze)

Like the UK, Australia’s athletic funding in advance of the 2000 Sydney Games continues to pay off big, with Australia consistently ranking among nations with much larger representation at the games!

Top highlight: Emma McKeon is the ultimate team player! She’s won 4 medals at these games, 3 of which were in team relays!

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Ranking Rio Performances for Every Lottery
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5. Spain (5 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)

Spain’s athletes have continued to dazzle across many sports, and Rio was no exception! Whether in the water, on the track or on the court—the Spaniards have been at the top!

Top highlight: Three of Spain’s gold medals came in canoe events, with Marcus Walz and Saul Craviotto Rivero taking the men’s sprint events and Maialen Chourraut winning gold in the Women’s Canoe Slalom!

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6. Canada (3 gold, 2 silver, 9 bronze)

While known more for their prowess in the Winter Olympics, the Canadians have fared mightily in Rio! They’ve seen their excellent young athletes step up across many sports this summer.

Top highlight: Canadian teen sensation Penny Oleksiak won 4 out of 5 possible medals—including one gold—in her swimming events. At only 16, Penny is the first-ever Olympic medalist born in the 21st century!

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7. Ireland (2 silver)

The Irish, famed for their boxers, have so far not experience success in Rio. But they’ve found it in the water, with silver medals in rowing and sailing events!

Top highlight: Brothers Paul and Gary O’Donovan took home silver in the Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls. That is some serious sibling teamwork!

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The Lotto Games: Find Out Which Lottery Ranks Best!

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The Lottery Games: Find out Which Lotto is Most Medal-Worthy!

The whole world is abuzz with excitement for the Games and the lottery world is no exception!

To celebrate this season of sport, here at LottoExpress we have ranked our lotteries so you can try your luck on some of our best contenders!

We ranked our lottos on the following categories: biggest jackpot, best jackpot odds, best overall odds, and best savings.

 

BIGGEST JACKPOT

Which lottery has the biggest record jackpot prize?

gold-icon-resized US Powerball 

Record jackpot of US$1.5 BILLION

 

silver icon-resizedUS Mega Millions

Record jackpot of US$656 Million

 

Lottery Rio RankingEuroMillions 

Record jackpot of €190 million

       

VERDICT: And the gold goes to US Powerball, the only lottery to ever have a BILLION dollar jackpot amount!  If you’re looking for excitement, rollovers and powerful results, check out US Powerball!

 

BEST JACKPOT ODDS

Which lottery jackpot is easiest to win?

Lottery Rio RankingsAustralian Lotto 6/45

Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 8,145,060

 

lottery rio rankingsIrish Lotto 6/47

Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 10,737,573

 

Lottery Rio RankingSpanish Lotto 6/49

Odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 13,983,816

 

VERDICT:  The Australian Lotto 6/45 comes in first at LottoExpress with its easier-to-win jackpot and impressive odds! Looking to win a jackpot prize of A$4 MILLION or higher? Check out this Australian classic today!

 

 

BEST OVERALL ODDS

Which lotto offers the best chance of winning any prize?

Lottery Rio RankingsTIESpanish Lotto 6/49 & British Lotto

1 in 10 chance of winning a prize

 

lottery rio rankingsEuroMillions

1 in 13 chance of winning a prize

 

Lottery Rio RankingUS Mega Millions

1 in 14 chance of winning a prize

 

VERDICT:  Spanish Lotto 6/49 and British Lotto tie for gold when it comes to the best chances of winning any prize. However, thanks to a smaller number pool, we think Spanish Lotto 6/49 definitely has an edge! Check out Spanish Lotto now!

 

BEST SAVINGS

Which lotto has the best price per line at LottoExpress?

Lottery Rio RankingsAustralian Lotto 6/45  

Price per line is around €2.30 / £1.80

 

lottery rio rankingsSpanish Lotto 6/49

Price per line is around €3.30 / £2.70

 

Lottery Rio Ranking German Lotto 6/49

Price per line is around €4.10 / £3.20

 

VERDICT:  Another gold for Australian Lotto 6/45! At LottoExpress, this Aussie favourite gives the best bang for your buck. If you like fabulous savings, check out Australian Lotto 6/45 now!


Now that you know which lotteries on LottoExpress are medal-worthy, why not give them a try?

After all, lottery is a game of chance. You have to play to win!

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