Tag Archives: national lottery
- 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...
- UK seeks curbs on EuroMillions bet-on-lottery operators
March 6, 2017
The UK government is threatening to restrict third-party betting on EuroMillions lottery draws, posing a significant challenge to the operations of bet-on-lottery operator Lottoland. On Monday, the UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) announced an open consultation on ‘Prohibiting Third Party Betting on Non-UK EuroMillions Draws.” The consultation,...
- UK posts record number of Lottery millionaires in 2016
December 28, 2016
There are 347 National Lottery players who became millionaires in the United Kingdom in 2016 or nearly one millionaire a day. This is according to the latest data released by lottery operator Camelot, which reported that the number of lottery millionaires this year has surpassed the 341 record number of...
- Camelot dinged £3m for bogus National Lottery jackpot claim
December 21, 2016
The distractions of the holiday season simply cannot come fast enough for UK National Lottery operator Camelot. Last Friday, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) announced that it had levied a £3m fine on Camelot for breaching the terms of its operating license. Specifically, the fine stemmed from Camelot having paid...
- Camelot says National Lottery player website accounts hacked
November 30, 2016
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has warned its digital customers that their personal data may have been compromised. This week, Camelot issued a release stating that its online security monitoring had revealed “suspicious activity on a very small proportion of our players’ online National Lottery Accounts." Camelot said around 26,500...
- Lottoland CEO slams Camelot’s “antiquated” offering
November 24, 2016
The BBC is axing live television broadcasts of National Lottery draws, banishing the former institution to the Beeb’s digital platforms. The National Lottery live drawing has been a BBC1 staple for 22 years now but the axe has swung following a new three-year deal between the broadcaster and National Lottery...
New South Wales to restrict Lottoland operations
October 5, 2017
Lottoland disrupting lottery monopolies in Germany, Ireland
March 16, 2017