Thursday, August 5, 2021

Tag: National Lottery

Sazka hires UK’s Olympic bid-winner for National Lottery effort

Sazka hires Sir Keith Mills National Lottery bid
Czech gambling operator, Sazka, has hired the chairman of London’s 2012 Olympic bid to support its application to run the UK's National Lottery.

Amazon talks for UK National Lottery licence break down

Amazon Lottery UK Gambling Commission
The tech retail giant Amazon was reportedly in talks with the UK Gambling Commission over a potential tender to operate the National Lottery.

Bidders line up for UK National Lottery tender

National Lottery tender
Several big names have already thrown their hats in the ring for a licence to run the UK’s largest gambling operator, the National Lottery.

Raising prize draws for “synthetic lotteries” will hit charity, says Camelot

Camelot raising prize draws will hit charity
Camelot has hit out at ministers for undermining the earning of the UK’s National Lottery by raising the maximum draw on smaller “society”..

UKGC: Good causes “at the heart” of new National Lottery Licence competition

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The National Lottery was launched in 1994 to support a range of good causes across the UK. Since then it has raised more than £38bn, transforming lives and contributing significantly to the arts, sports…

Scientific Games launches eInstant and Digital Games with Norsk Tipping, Norway’s National Lottery

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Scientific Games Corporation has launched multiple digital games with Norsk Tipping, Norway's national lottery operator and World Lottery Association member. In partnership with Scientific Games, Norsk Tipping has added 10 online slot games to their…

Botswana: Distilling best bidders from ‘fly-by-night’ opportunists

A simple matter of one delayed application has left the bidding process for Botswana’s National Lottery postponed for over a year. Although frustrating for those involved, the case reveals “both the ugly and beautiful sides of the rule of law and due…

Gambling Commission fines Camelot for £3million following fraudulent payment

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The Gambling Commission has imposed a fine of £3 million on the National Lottery operator, Camelot, after looking into a historic prize claim.   Camelot, the operator of the UK National Lottery, has received a financial penalty of £3million following an investigation by the Gambling Commission into a 2009 prize claim. Last year allegations were raised that a fraudulent National Lottery prize...