Lotteries and People: Patterns, behaviour and trend of lotteries


The lottery industry has its presence in the history from long ago.  The earliest known traces of lotteries come from Chinese Han Dynasty which dates back to between 205 and 187 BC.  These lotteries are also believed to offer a helping hand to important government projects like the Great Wall of China.  In the Roman Mythology, where the Iliad of Homer refers to lots being placed into Agamemnon's helmet to determine who would fight Hector.  The modern history of lottery dates to 1800s when many governments legalized lotteries in their countries.