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Stealing Winning Lottery Ticket

Father and Daughter Jailed for Stealing Winning Lottery Ticket

A Canadian Convenience Store worker and his daughter have been jailed and fined C$4,600,000 for stealing a winning lottery ticket from a customer. Jun-Chul Chung, 68 and his daughter Kathleen, 36 were sentenced to seven and four years in prison respectively. Her brother Kenneth Chung who ran the store was also given a ten month […]

National Lottery Website Crashes

National Lottery Website Crashes Ahead of Mega Jackpot

Friday night’s Mega Jackpot was a planned superdraw, off the back of a big rollover and that meant interest in the draw was high! UK players were expecting a top prize of around £105,000,000 but hundreds of players were left disappointed after the National Lottery crashed! On Friday evening in the run up to the […]

Stealing Roommates Lottery Ticket

Man Accused of Stealing Roommate’s Lottery Ticket

California Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a winning lottery ticket from his roommate as he slept. Police say Adul Saosongyang attempted to claim the $10,000,000 prize on Monday after stealing it from his friend, but they arrested him as he turned up to claim the prize. Police in Vacaville, California, about 35 […]

Cash Unfairly Shared

Is National Lottery Good Causes Cash Unfairly Shared

We all know that the lottery raises millions for Good Causes each year and that cash is handed out to organisations around the UK, but is the cash shared fairly? It’s transpired that parts of London get more cash per person than other areas of the UK. The City of London and Westminster, Holborn, and […]

Scratchcard Misprint

Another Lottery Winner Comes Forward over Scratchcard Misprint

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the story that a gentleman who bought the Pharaoh’s Fortune scratchcard from the National Lottery was refused winnings when the card stated he had won £200,000 and now another player has come forward with exactly the same experience. Eric Walker was refused the top prize and accused […]

Christmas Lottery Tickets

Christmas Time a Trap for Lost Lottery Tickets

Wherever you are in the world, if you’re celebrating Christmas then we have a stark warning for you! Because Christmas time is a trap for lost lottery tickets and there is always a spike of unclaimed prizes at this time! It’s such a busy time of year, you have to pick up the turkey, carry […]

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 […]

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 […]

$1.6 Billion Mega Millions

A Single Ticket Wins $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

Last week we reported that the US Mega Millions jackpot had hit a new record with a jackpot worth $1.6 billion then after days of Americans queuing around the block to buy lottery tickets, a winner was finally found and it’s another record! The Friday Mega Millions, worth $1.6 billion has been won by a […]

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 […]