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    2. A "raffle" and "tombola" are slightly different in common use, though they may be legally the same and dictionaries may define them to be the same. Generally, in a tombola, people buy a ticket and then know instantly whether they have won a prize. A classic example is a rotating drum of numbered tickets folded up so the numbers are not visible. The player reaches in a takes one of the numbered tickets out, and if it matches the number on a prize, they win that prize. In a raffle, people buy a ticket and the winning prizes are drawn out separately at a later time.

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