Tag Archives: Camelot
- Camelot says National Lottery website hit by DDoS attack
October 2, 2017
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has apologized to players after the Lottery website was knocked offline Saturday by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. The National Lottery website went dark for over 90 minutes on Saturday night, preventing punters from purchasing tickets for that night’s drawing by either desktop...
- Camelot wins 10-year, $2.2b Illinois Lottery contract
September 26, 2017
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has won the $2.2b management contract for the troubled Illinois Lottery. On Friday, the Illinois Lottery announced that it was handing responsibility for managing its affairs over the next decade to Camelot Illinois, a local subsidiary of UK lottery giant Camelot Global. Camelot established a...
- Lottoland’s record insurance against lottery betting jackpots
August 2, 2017
Lottery betting operator Lottoland has taken out a record insurance policy to guard against the possibility of a punter winning a nine-figure jackpot. This week, Lottoland announced that it had revised its risk management system to prepare for the likelihood and/or eventuality of one of its customers betting correctly on...
- The National Lottery boosts digital marketing push
July 5, 2017
OtherLevels’ intelligent messaging to help Camelot better engage with its players London, 5th July 2017 – Digital marketing platform provider OtherLevels has significantly extended its relationship with Camelot by supplying the UK’s National Lottery operator with additional messaging capabilities to further boost player engagement. Camelot has integrated the supplier’s Web...
- Camelot launch strategic review after disappointing lottery sales
June 14, 2017
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has launched a strategic review following annual sales declines in its marquee product. On Wednesday, Camelot announced that National Lottery ticket sales in the 12 months ending March 31 totaled £6.92b, the fourth-best result since 1994 but an 8.8% decline from the sales total in...
- Family’s lottery lawsuit shows why tigers eat their young
May 19, 2017
A EuroMillions lottery jackpot winner’s story goes a long way toward explaining why tigers eat their young. This week, The Sun reported on the “fury” of some UK National Lottery players over the fact that the jackpot has rolled over nine times without being claimed by a winner. The prize...