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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 […]

Lotto Changes

A Lotto Changes This November for UK Players

Camelot has announced a raft of changes to the Lotto coming into play this November as organisers try and tempt people back to the draw. We’ve seen so many rule changes in recent years and none of them have been popular with players, so will the latest set of changes take the draw back to […]

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Scotland Receives Most in Good Causes

This week MPs have hit out at the news that Scotland gets more lottery funding than England, Wales or Northern Ireland. This week it emerged that Scots receive the equivalent of £10.87 per person in lottery funding, compared with £6.34 south of the border, based on figures from the last twelve months. MPs have been […]

Lottery Sales Improve

Decline of UK Lottery Sales Starts to Slow

Much has been made in recent times about the National Lottery, the fall in sales and mostly the effect that it has had on Good Causes and the amount charitable organisations get from the National Lottery. However, we have some good news today as Camelot state that the decline has slowed and ticket sales are […]

Lotterys 5000th Millionaire

Slough Couple Becomes National Lottery’s 5,000th Millionaire

A couple from Slough have scooped a Lotto win worth a massive £21,000,000 and in doing so have become the National Lottery’s 5,000th millionaire. Donna and David Stickley from Slough play the Lotto every week with Donna collecting a ticket on her way home from work every Friday. However, last week they didn’t check the […]

Lotto Under Scrutiny

UK Lotto Age Limit Comes under Scrutiny

Most gambling products in the UK are not accessible to people under 18 years of age. Under 18s cannot bet on sportsbooks, play bingo, or enter casinos yet when the lottery was launched back in 1994, the age restriction was set at 16, under the limit for lots of other betting products. Now as the […]

Good Causes

MPs Say More Lottery Cash Should go to Good Causes

A cross-party committee of MPs has suggested that the government’s Gambling Commission should pressure Camelot to change the rules to give more money to Good Causes. A slump in ticket sales means that while profits are rising, the money given to Good Causes is falling, causing alarm among those who rely on lottery funding to […]

Oldest Lottery Winners

Bristol Couple Become UK’s Oldest Lottery Winners

We hear a lot about the biggest lottery winners, and even those who have won the most times, but now we think we have the story of the UK’s oldest lottery winners as an octogenarian couple pick up a Lotto win worth £18,000,000! The pair, Dennis and Shirley Banfield collected the win at a Gloucestershire […]

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Extra UK Lotto Prizes for Christmas

The National Lottery in the UK has announced that they are beefing up the Christmas prizes with extra prizes for Christmas Eve, and then again for New Year’s Eve! It’s been an exciting year for the Lotto with many changes and some record jackpots, but one of the biggest changes has been the introduction of […]

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Lucky Family Scoop Third Big EuroMillions Prize

A family now dubbed “Scotland’s luckiest family” are celebrating today after winning a £1,000,000 lottery prize. Not big news maybe, but when you consider the fact that it’s the family’s third big Lotto prize, you can see why they’re being called lucky! The Fry family from Bo’ness play as a syndicate made up of Peter […]