What is so good about megaMillionsnaija.com?
International Gaming & Entertainment Limited (IGE) has been licensed by the National Lottery Regulatory Commission to operate a national lottery promotional scheme, MegaMillions Naija.To ensure compliance with those regulatory requirements of our license we undertake an annual financial audit and an annual audit of our operational procedures, with both reports submitted to the National Lottery Regulatory Commission. This is in addition to auditing customer orders against tickets purchased and the resulting draw outcomes. The entire audit process enables players, agents and suppliers to have complete confidence that business is conducted in a professional manner.
To become the biggest lottery operator in Sub-Saharan Africa with exceptional services built on integrity, excellence and accountability.
Creating a secured world-class lottery platform with the best global technological standards for the empowering of players while also enjoying excellent entertainment services.
We stay true to our claims and commitment without wavering.
Our platform is secured with the best cyber protection facilities to ensure as much as practicable the protection of all transactions and details utilized and/ or requested for the use or enjoyment of the platform.
We are open and data-driven with top-notch reporting procedures to create the necessary checks required for optimal out-of-this-world services on a consistent basis.
Our Team consist of members who strive to initiate new robust ways for ensuring the best lottery experience for all Users and the seamlessness of the end to end activities on the platform.
The critical success factor for us is the ensured finesse and rigour factored into every system, process and procedure, the critique of details to emphasise nothing but the best from all of us so that you, our esteemed Users can have the best experience.
Welcome to International Gaming& Entertainment Limited (MegaMillions Naija) privacy notice.
IGE respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your data. This Policy notice details how the Company handles personal data when you visit our website and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
Collection of Personal Information
The Company will only collect information about a visitor to the Website where it is provided directly from that visitor to The Company (except for non-identifiable click-stream and cookie data provided automatically via the website).
A visitor will be unable to use the Website to play any lotteries unless and until they become a Registered Player.A registered player is required to set up an account and in doing so, will be required to provide their full name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, and mobile number.
To fund the Online Account, a Registered Player will need to submit payment via credit or debit card, PayPal, bank account or other methods made available. Credit and debit card details are not stored by the Company but are encrypted at the processing bank where The Company does not have access to them. A Registered Player may also need to provide proof of identity if required by The Company.
If an individual does not provide the information necessary to set up an online account and become a Registered Player, they will not be able to participate in lotteries.
The Company also collects information from individuals via publicly available sources including communications from individuals on The Company’s social media sites. The Company may have occasion to collect information about the individual from a third party, in accordance with and as allowed by the applicable Laws. For example:
Companies contracted by us to improve our products and services or to ensure quality assurance; or Where applicable, records of individuals who do not set up an account within a certain timeframe (i.e. 3 months after the initial offer) will be deleted. A registered Player may also close their Account at any time by changing their account status under ‘My Settings’ or by contacting our Customer Service Team.
When you visit our Website, our servers may also record some information for statistical purposes.The Company examines this information to determine the traffic through the server and to specific pages or applications and may use this information to perform statistical analysis to establish priorities and allocate resources.
No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except if required by law.
A cookie is a piece of information that our web server may send to your machine when you visit the Website. The Cookie is stored on your machine but does not identify you or give us any information about you. A Cookie helps us to recognise you when you re-visit our Website and to coordinate your access to different pages on the Website. With most internet browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer's hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored.
Use and Disclosure
The Company will only use or disclose personal information for the purpose which was either specified or reasonably apparent at the time of collection. The Company may also use or disclose personal information for any other related purpose for which such information would reasonably be expected to be used, to the extent permitted by the Law.
One of the essential uses for personal information is so that The Company can ensure that individuals are legally entitled to use our services in accordance with our government licence and regulatory provisions. This includes ensuring that individuals are of Legal age and are legally entitled to participate in our gaming services.
Personal information is also used for the purposes of operating our Responsible Gaming Policy as referred to in the Terms and Conditions. Most importantly we use personal information to prevent minors from using our lottery services.
The Company will also use personal information about an individual as reasonably necessary to:Set up and facilitate the online account for a Registered Player;
Ensure the effective administration of lottery participation, recording expenditure and winnings, history of gameplay and outcomes, bonuses earned and expended and all detailed customer service records;
make contact for the purposes of alerting a Registered Player about upcoming lottery jackpots and relevant lottery draw outcomes;
Consider applications, enquiries and approaches made by an individual to The Company including Registered Player support requests;
Maintain a Registered Player’s contact details;Fulfil the Company’s legal obligations under applicable laws and rules including satisfying any legal process, subpoena or governmental request;
Contact an individual regarding comments, issues, concerns or statements made via The Company’s social media sites;
Enforce the Website Terms and conditions including the investigations of possible violations of them; Identify, prevent or address fraudulent activity, security or technical issues;
Protect the rights of The Company, its users or the public; and To conduct market research and sales and other marketing activities.
Where and as permitted by the Laws, The Company may also use personal information to send marketing or promotional materials. Anyone can opt out from receiving marketing notifications via email and SMS by changing the notification settings on the Website under ‘MyAccount’, by choosing to unsubscribe from such communications, or by contacting our Customer Service Team.
The Company may disclose Registered Player information to:
Third parties, such as service providers, engaged by The Company to perform functions on behalf of The Company such as ID verification, processing credit card and PayPal payments, IT, security, finance, marketing, research, legal compliance and advertising;
Law enforcement agencies and governments worldwide for security purposes and regulatory compliance.
Security and storage of Personal Information
The Company will take reasonable steps to protect the personal information collected and ensure such information is accurate and complete. Information is held on secure servers or within controlled environments (e.g. in The Company’s offices, on hard drives or with selected third-party service providers). Employees of the company are required to maintain the confidentiality of any personal information held by The Company.
With regard to International Credit Card regulations, The Company is governed by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard which, amongst other things, requires The Company to be compliant with required PCI procedures and standards for the protection of customers. This includes a periodic assessment program to undergo validation processes including independent tests and reporting.
Customer Service Consultants are trained to confirm and update where necessary, the contact details of individuals.
Transfer of Personal Information Overseas
The Company does not transfer personal information outside of the country. However, in the event of a disaster situation, the Company will use a cloud-based disaster recovery site that is hosted outside the country and its database, including personal information stored therein.
Concerns and complaints
How It Works
When you purchase a ticket in a lottery conducted by International Gaming & Entertainment Limited, we will purchase a matching ticket in the relevant overseas lottery. This ensures that we can offer the biggest jackpots in the world and are guaranteed to be able to pay out any prize.
Upon receipt by International Gaming & Entertainment Limited of each ticket purchase price, a percentage is paid to our Corporate Social Responsibility fund which contributes to various charities and community groups in each state where we have purchasing players.
Our Executive team including our Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, non-Executive Directors, and Chief Operating Officer have over 100 years of combined experience in the global lottery industry and they lead an amazing team of experienced, passionate and hard-working individuals that daily reaffirm our commitment to deliver global best standards to our players. We want your experience with Mega Millions Nigeria to be fun, easy and profitable and we are always here to help. Please visit our Contact Us page should you have questions.