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Set for Life

National Lottery Launches “Set for Life” Draw

This week the National Lottery in the UK is launching a brand new draw and it’s one where the prize just keeps on giving! Set for Life is the latest new draw from the National Lottery and if you’re a lucky winner, you’ll receive £10,000 a month for the next thirty years! Set for Life […]

Mermaids Receive Lottery Funding

Transgender Group Mermaids to Receive Lottery Funding

The UK National Lottery Community Fund has confirmed that it’s to give £500,000 of lottery funding to a charity that supports transgender children with the grant to be paid over five years, after initial outcry about the funding prompted a review. Mermaids launched in 1995 and is a UK charity providing advice and support to […]

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 […]

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 […]