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Fraudulently Claiming Jackpot

Lottery Winner Charged with Fraudulently Claiming Jackpot

A UK lottery winner has been charged with fraud after it’s alleged that he claimed a £2,500,000 lottery prize using a fake ticket. The charge comes after a three-year investigation by Serious Fraud officers into the claim that Edward Putman from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire claimed the jackpot using a fake ticket. Putman will appear in […]

EuroMillions Event

EuroMillions Event Coming This Friday!

We love a bumper EuroMillions Jackpot and that’s exactly what players have to look forward to this coming Friday as a massive EuroMillions Megadraw Event is planned. On Friday 21st September there’s a EuroMillions Megadraw with a top prize worth a massive €130,000,000. It’s the first event draw since April 20th and will give EuroMillions […]

National Lottery Annuity Game

National Lottery to Launch Annuity Game

The National Lottery in the UK has announced plans to launch an annuity game next year subject to government approval. It’s no secret that Camelot has been struggling to get players to join in the Lotto games in recent months with cash for good causes particularly affected, and so they’ll be hoping this new game […]

Isle of Wight Winner

Isle of Wight Player Scoops Big Scratchcard Win

A lucky islander from Shanklin on the Isle of Wight is celebrating this month after purchasing a National Lottery scratchcard worth £250,000. The winner who has chosen to remain anonymous, bought the £2 ticket at Shanklin News on Regent Street in the town earlier this month. When they scratched the card it revealed a winning […]

Brother Stabbed Winner

South African Powerball Winner Stabbed Brother Over Win

It’s been reported that a winner of the South African Powerball has fought with his brother over the win, ending in one of them being stabbed. A man from Durban, South Africa was arrested late last week after his brother was stabbed in the face following an altercation over the win. A team of officers […]

Police Appeal

Police Appeal After Lottery Scratchcard Theft

Police in Exeter are appealing for witnesses after a man entered a shop stealing a stash of lottery scratchcards. The incident took place in the store on Pinhoe Road in Exeter last Wednesday night when the man entered the shop, walked to the till area and removed the lottery scratchcards, leaving the store with them. […]

Lottery Makes You Happy

Study Says Winning the Lottery Does Make You Happy

We hear many stories about people who win the lottery and then their lives fall apart. Divorces, life problems, and bad friends are among the top of the list for unhappy lottery winners but a new study has shown that money does make you happy, and that satisfaction doesn’t fade after time. Many previous studies […]

Scotland more lottery funding

Scotland Receives Most in Good Causes

This week MPs have hit out at the news that Scotland gets more lottery funding than England, Wales or Northern Ireland. This week it emerged that Scots receive the equivalent of £10.87 per person in lottery funding, compared with £6.34 south of the border, based on figures from the last twelve months. MPs have been […]

One Pound Fine

Scratchcard Thief Must Repay Just £1

A former shop manager who stole lottery tickets and scratchcards that cost the store around £50,000 has been ordered to pay just £1 in compensation. The decision was made at a proceeds of crime hearing at Shrewsbury Crown Court this week where thief Thomas Wilcockson appeared. The prosecution attempted to force the sale of a […]

100million Euromillions Jackpot

EuroMillions Jackpot hits €100,000,000

We all love a big rollover jackpot and right now one of the biggest jackpots available in the world is right here in the UK and across Europe. After ten consecutive rollovers the EuroMillions jackpot has hit nine figures and is expected to be worth around €110,000,000 for the next draw. It’s months since we […]