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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fraudulently Claiming Jackpot

Lottery Winner Charged with Fraudulently Claiming Jackpot

A UK lottery winner has been charged with fraud after it’s alleged that he claimed a £2,500,000 lottery prize using a fake ticket. The charge comes after a three-year investigation by Serious Fraud officers into the claim that Edward Putman from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire claimed the jackpot using a fake ticket. Putman will appear in […]

One Pound Fine

Scratchcard Thief Must Repay Just £1

A former shop manager who stole lottery tickets and scratchcards that cost the store around £50,000 has been ordered to pay just £1 in compensation. The decision was made at a proceeds of crime hearing at Shrewsbury Crown Court this week where thief Thomas Wilcockson appeared. The prosecution attempted to force the sale of a […]

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 […]

Shock Lottery Win

Derby Couple in Shock Over Lottery Win

A couple from Derby who live in a Littleover council house in Derby say they’re still in shock after winning £1,000,000 on the EuroMillions lottery. James O’Donnell and his partner Victoria Hunter-Woods both 35 only started playing the lottery back in April and now they’ve won £1,000,000. They say the news is only just starting […]