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Lotterys 5000th Millionaire

Slough Couple Becomes National Lottery’s 5,000th Millionaire

A couple from Slough have scooped a Lotto win worth a massive £21,000,000 and in doing so have become the National Lottery’s 5,000th millionaire. Donna and David Stickley from Slough play the Lotto every week with Donna collecting a ticket on her way home from work every Friday. However, last week they didn’t check the […]

Lotto Under Scrutiny

UK Lotto Age Limit Comes under Scrutiny

Most gambling products in the UK are not accessible to people under 18 years of age. Under 18s cannot bet on sportsbooks, play bingo, or enter casinos yet when the lottery was launched back in 1994, the age restriction was set at 16, under the limit for lots of other betting products. Now as the […]

Scratchcard Art

Young Artist Creates Unique Work from Used Scratchcards

When James Thomas was growing up, the autistic boy hated litter and used to pick up discarded scratchcards, sorting them into different types and keeping them. He started his collection aged 13, but now he’s 17 and a budding artist and uses the scratchcards to create beautiful and meticulous artworks. James, who studies art at […]

Unclaimed Prizes Staffordshire

National Lottery Appealing to Staffordshire Players Over Unclaimed Prizes

This week the National Lottery has put out an appeal to players in the Staffordshire area of the UK as an unprecedented number of unclaimed prizes from the county are outstanding and unclaimed right now. Right now three tickets sold in Staffordshire are outstanding with unclaimed prizes, and each one of them is a Tier […]

Nurses Syndicate Winners

Nurses Syndicate Scoops £1,000,000

I think we can all agree that nurses are overworked and underappreciated within our underfunded NHS, they’re the angels who ensure that everything runs smoothly and they don’t always get much credit. Well it seems for one group of nurses, Lady Luck wanted to show her appreciation as a syndicate of nurses scooped a £1,000,000 […]

Stole Vulnerable Winner

Men Who Stole from Vulnerable Lottery Winner Jailed

Two members of a gang who befriended and stole from a vulnerable woman who had won the lottery have been jailed. Aaron Harvey and Lee Khan from Middlesbrough conned the woman out of thousands and it’s believed they only targeted her because she was so vulnerable and had won £1,000,000 on the National Lottery. In […]

UK Lotto Appeal

UK Lotto Appeal for Unclaimed £9,500,000 Winner to Come Forward

UK Lotto bosses have put out an appeal for the winner of a £9,500,000 Lotto jackpot to come forward after no one claimed the prize for more than two weeks. The ticket, from the 7th April Lotto draw is a jackpot winning ticket and it’s worth a staggering amount, yet now we’re almost at the […]

ITV Lottery Results

UK Lotto Results Show to Move to ITV

For the last 24 years, since the launch of the National Lottery the Saturday night results show has been a bastion of Saturday night television. Last year we saw a change to the show, moving it to the iPlayer and on-demand after it was reported that viewing figures had dropped, but now it’s to move […]

Stole Scratchcard Winnings

Shop Worker Stole Scratchcards and Claimed Winnings

A court has heard how a woman stole £1,300 worth of scratchcards from her employer and fraudulently claimed over £750 of winnings from those scratchcards. Anne McInnes from Banbridge in Northern Ireland pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud by abuse of position in court this week. It was alleged in court that at the […]

Good Causes

MPs Say More Lottery Cash Should go to Good Causes

A cross-party committee of MPs has suggested that the government’s Gambling Commission should pressure Camelot to change the rules to give more money to Good Causes. A slump in ticket sales means that while profits are rising, the money given to Good Causes is falling, causing alarm among those who rely on lottery funding to […]