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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 […]

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 […]

National Lottery Hacked

National Lottery Website Hacked

The National Lottery website where UK players can buy official Lotto and EuroMillions tickets has been hacked, and Lotto officials are warning that up to 10 million people will need to change their passwords. Camelot say that the attack, using a technique known as credential stuffing was successful in accessing around 150 accounts, but they […]

Raiders Stole Scratchcards

Raiders Stole Scratchcards Before Colliding with Police Car

A court in the UK has heard that thieves targeted National Lottery scratchcards when they used a concrete slab to smash their way into a local shop in Epworth near Scunthorpe in October last year. Nigel McKenna of Scunthorpe and Duncan Robinson of Haxey admitted the crime in court this week, after events on October […]

National Lottery Review

National Lottery Infographic Shows 2017 in Review

An infographic from the National Lottery this week has shown the year of 2017 in review, allowing players to see just how many winners, jackpots and prizes there were throughout the year. It makes for interesting reading, possibly the most interesting is that 358 UK residents became millionaires in 2017 thanks to Lotto games. That’s […]

National Lottery Hijacked

Trolls Hijack National Lottery Twitter Campaign

A Twitter campaign for the National Lottery has been hijacked by trolls, using the platform to share ‘sick’ messages via the lottery organisers’ page. The lottery invests huge amounts of cash into sports in the UK and this campaign was designed to celebrate the achievements of British athletes. A series of pictures of athletes was […]

Lottery Project

Vote for Your Favourite Lottery Project Now

The National Lottery is giving players the chance to decide which organisations receive lottery funding this year. The People’s Project is open and you could help a project local to you receive a share of £3,000,000 in cash for good causes. The National Lottery have teamed up with the Big Lottery Fund and ITV to […]

unclaimed lottery millions

Thirteen Unclaimed Lotto Raffle Prizes Expire This Month

There’s quite the run of unclaimed prizes from the National Lottery right now and a baker’s dozen of them are from a single draw back in August last year. The Lotto super raffle draw on 17th August was a big draw, but it seems many players have not checked the extra raffle numbers that were […]

Basildon missing ticket

Basildon Player Could be First Unclaimed Prize of 2017

Lottery players in Basildon in the UK are being urged to check past lottery tickets as a £1,000,000 prize goes unclaimed. The Lotto Raffle prize is the first unclaimed prize of the year, and while the winner still has a while to come forward, it’s best to do so as soon as possible after the […]

Lottery Hacked

UK National Lottery Accounts may have been Hacked

It’s feared that the accounts of around 26,500 UK Lotto players have been hacked according to a statement from Camelot today. The company who run the National Lottery and UK arm of the EuroMillions filed a breach report today with the Information Commissioner’s Office who will now launch an investigation into the matter. Camelot stated […]