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ASA Clears Camelot

The ASA Clears Camelot in Latest Ad Campaign

The Advertising Standards Agency has decided not to take further action against the National Lottery after a series of recent ads came under fire for depicting a family finding their way out of financial troubles by winning the lottery. The advert received twenty-four individual complaints, challenging whether the ads suggested that playing the lottery could […]

Unclaimed Christmas Prizes

£2,000,000 in Unclaimed Prizes to Expire Before Christmas

What would make your Christmas planning easier? We’re guessing £1,000,000 might help and yet there are two prizes worth this amount that are unclaimed and will go to Good Causes if not claimed this month. That’s right, £2,000,000 in prizes will expire in the UK before Christmas if no one comes forward to claim! Whether […]

ASA-Ban

ASA Bans Scratchcard Ad from Outside School Gates

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has ruled on and banned a National Lottery scratchcard advert created by Camelot for inappropriately targeting children. The ruling concerns a poster ad that was placed directly outside the entrance of a school. The advert was for a rainbow scratchcard with the text ‘Scratch and See… top prize £50,000 Lucky […]

Dog Scratchcard Win

Couple Credit Scratchcard Win to Their Dog

A Hampshire couple say they have their dog’s fussy eating habits to thank for a scratchcard win worth £1,000,000 after they had to make a special trip to buy him food. Patrick Morling and his wife Paula just won the million after Patrick made a special trip to the supermarket to buy their fussy pooch […]

Bidding National Lottery

Bidding Open to be the Next National Lottery Operator

Camelot’s tenure of the National Lottery and UK arm of the EuroMillions has been controversial at times but everything could be about to change as potential bidders for the National Lottery are being sought by the Gambling Commision ahead of the current licence ending in 2023. Camelot has run the lottery since its inception in […]

Missing Lottery Winner

Missing Lottery Winner from Skegness or Boston

Do you live in the Lincolnshire area, or more specifically Skegness or Boston? If so then you could be sitting on a huge EuroMillions jackpot worth a life-changing sum. Last week we brought you the news that the winner of the recent £76,000,000 EuroMillions prize hadn’t come forward, and with another week gone by, that […]

Jackpot yet to be Claimed

Massive EuroMillions Jackpot yet to be Claimed

A week ago a single ticket sold in the UK matched all the numbers in the EuroMillions draw, netting one lucky Brit £73,000,000. However, despite more than a week passing since the draw, no one has come forward to claim. The winning ticket matched all five winning numbers in the draw, 5, 15, 17, 37 […]

Sacked for Fraud

Big Lottery Fund Employee Sacked for Fraud

The Big Lottery Fund is the organisation that gives National Lottery cash to good causes around the UK and now an employee for that organisation has been fired for fraud. The organisation deals with all good causes money and during 2017/18 gave away £508,000,000 to organisations and charities around the UK who were in need […]

Winner Driving Old Car

A Year on Welsh Lottery Winner Still Driving Old Car

A EuroMillions winner from Wales who scooped more than £4,000,000 on the lottery is still driving around in her fifteen year old car, and hasn’t moved house, more than a year after the win. Julie Amphlett from Neath was one of a six-strong syndicate of catering staff at Neath Port Talbot hospital who won a […]

Brit Scoops Euromillions

Lucky Brit Scoops £76,300,000 Lottery Jackpot

The EuroMillions jackpot has been rolling for a month now, climbing to £76,000,000 by Friday’s draw. We’re into a new month, but still that jackpot had not been won, climbing each draw, but all that changed on Friday night as one ticket matched all seven numbers in the EuroMillions draw and that ticket was sold […]