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UK Lottery sales up for the first time in six years
Camelot, the company that runs the National Lottery, will this week reveal that annual sales have risen for the first time in six years.The announcement will be a relief for Dianne Thompson, Camelot's chief executive, who pledged last year to put an end to years of decline that have hurt the lottery's good causes - the charities and cultural projects that benefit from it - and led to mounting criticism of the company.A year ago Camelot revealed that annual sales had fallen to 4.6bn (US$8.2 bi ...
Apr 25, 2004, 6:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Wife's Birthday Dinner Ends with £4.3M Lottery Joy
A man who took his wife out for a birthday meal returned home to find he had won 4.3 million on the lottery.Mike Stone, from Leyland in Lancashire, took his wife Sarah out last Saturday night to celebrate her 46th birthday.When the couple came home, they discovered they had won 4,316,624.They now plan to take their six children Jennifer, seven, Clair, 11, Daniel, 12, Christopher, 14, Michael, 20, and Caroline, 22 to Disneyland in Florida.They also plan to buy a bigger house than their three-be ...
Mar 31, 2004, 4:33 am - Lottery News forum

Player wins UK Lottery jackpot buying ticket online
Camelot, the company that operates the UK National Lottery, is trumpeting its first online lotto millionaire.The winner has opted for only partial publicity, meaning all that can be revealed is where they come from - Edinburgh.What has been revealed is that the winning sum totalled 5,935,128 (US $10.8 million). The numbers from the March 20 drawing were 13, 21, 37, 42, 46 and 48.Camelot describes it as the UK's largest ever online gaming win. This is fantastic news for the winner and a great d ...
Mar 30, 2004, 5:06 am - Lottery News forum

UK National Lottery plans iTV and mobile services
UK National Lottery operator Camelot revealed today that it plans to launch the lottery on interactive TV this spring, followed by a mobile service later in the year. The news comes at the same time as the group announced its first ever Lotto Online Jackpot winner, which it said is believed to be the UK's biggest online gaming win to date.The lucky winner scooped the 5.9m jackpot for the Lotto draw on Saturday 20 March after buying a ticket online.Richard Hurd-Wood, Camelot's Diector of Interac ...
Mar 30, 2004, 4:58 am - Lottery News forum

UK National Lottery freebies mark anniversary
Free tickets for the cinema and tourist attractions being given away by Camelot to celebrate the UK National Lottery's tenth anniversary.The National Lottery has raised more than 15 billion for 160,000 projects since the first draw on November 6 1994.Lottery minister Estelle Morris said: It is thanks to the British public that over the past ten years the National Lottery has raised so much money for good causes. This money has made a tremendous impact on the lives of so many people. It is righ ...
Mar 30, 2004, 4:36 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner tells of lost millions
A former ambulance driver in St. Albans who scooped 6m on the UK National Lottery lost his fortune after his new life turned into a nightmare.Tom Papworth, 46, moved to Spain after his 1995 win, but says he was taken in by conmen, swindled, framed, and jailed for cocaine possession.He told BBC's Newsnight programme this week that while he languished in jail for crimes he didn't commit, his new friends emptied his bank account and sold his plush apartment.Mr Papworth claims the man behind the ...
Mar 23, 2004, 4:43 am - Lottery News forum

Teenage Student Celebrates £1.5M Lottery Win
A 17-year-old girl has become one of Britains youngest Lotto winners after scooping 1.5 million, it was confirmed Sunday.Lisa Dougan, from Torphichen, West Lothian, hit the jackpot in last Wednesday nights draw.The lucky teenager will pick up her 1,568,212 cheque at Glasgows Hilton Hotel today.A spokeswoman for Camelot said they were contacted yesterday and verified Lisas lucky numbers of 5, 16, 30, 38, 42 and 43. She shared the jackpot with one other winner.The teenager, who is on a sport and ...
Mar 22, 2004, 4:05 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery fund attacked over grant to anti-deportation campaigners
MPs have launched a scathing attack on the UK national lottery distribution fund that supports charities and community groups after an inquiry into a grant made to an anti-deportation campaign.The 340,000 grant awarded to the National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns by the Community Fund in 2002 sparked a furious onslaught on the lottery cash distributor by the Daily Mail. An earlier 191,000 grant made to the NCADC in 1998 had passed unnoticed.The second grant also prompted interventio ...
Mar 2, 2004, 1:07 pm - Lottery News forum

British Lotto winner's legal problems grow
Michael Carroll picked up his $18 million lottery check wearing a court-issued electronic tracing tag.And the longtime petty criminal's worries have only gotten worse since he became a rich man.Carroll -- dubbed the Lotto Lout in the British press -- recently pleaded guilty to drug possession. He also is accused of receiving $2,000 worth of stolen power tools. Those are just the latest entries on Carroll's long rap sheet, which includes brushes with the law both before and after his big win.Th ...
Feb 19, 2004, 7:30 am - Lottery News forum

Spend a lott this Christmas
'Tis the season to splash out and be jolly...and three lucky ladies won't be worrying about the bills when they start rolling in after Christmas.Trish Emson, Mandy Wright, and Alison Hamilton have all hit it big on the UK National Lottery with their families, sharing more than 7 million between them. So how will this year's Christmas be different and what kind of presents will they be buying for their family and friends?Here they share how they will be spending their big day and what kind of g ...
Dec 22, 2003, 6:14 am - Lottery News forum