Gambling requires skills and chances both; however, lottery requires chance alone. The probability of winning becomes higher if a person buys more than one lot. These lots are generally in the form of tickets, and the prizes associated with lottery are mostly, but not limited to, money, precious metals, trips, and real estate. The governments of many countries consider the lottery to be illegal unless a skill is required, whereas a few governments allow the lottery to promote fundraising for charitable organizations. As lottery is governed by local, state, and national laws, regulations differ in different countries, as well as states.