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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 […]

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 […]

Teen Lottery Winner

Teen Lottery Winner Who Blew The Lot Says She’s Never Been Happier

Through the years we’ve had several very young lottery winners and it hasn’t been a happy ending for all of them. The first 16-year-old lottery winner was Callie Rogers from Cumbria who was in foster care when she won £1,870,000 back in 2003. Upon winning Callie immediately quit her checkout job, which paid £3.60 an […]