You may know of lotteries all over the world, but did you know that lotteries have grown in popularity to such an extent that even the Vatican City has hopped on board?
See more about the Vatican Lottery.
The 1700’s saw Rome become a place of festivities with a revival of theatre and many popping up all over Rome. Whilst this was mostly for the wealthy, the commoners had their fun and games in taverns, at home and at festivities in the town square. One of the pastimes that came from this era, open to both the rich and the commoner, was the lottery.