Even though Loteria and Lottery are quite similar, there are some differences.
- Gameplay: In Loteria, participants would use decks of cards with images instead of numbers to make their marks. In a lottery, however, players often pick the numbers on a ticket and then wait for a random drawing of numbers to determine the winners.
- Popularity: Loteria is a popular game in Mexico and other Latin American countries, and it is frequently played at social gatherings, festivals, and family events. The lottery, on the other hand, is played in so many nations throughout the world that there are national/state level organizations in charge of organizing the games.
- Social Aspects: Loteria and lotteries can be enjoyed in a variety of social settings. Loteria is frequently played in groups, although it is most commonly played with friends and family. Meanwhile, lotteries are frequently played by an organization with its whole structure.