Tag Archives: National Lottery

Camelot reaps rewards & recognition for ‘I Am Team GB’ National Lottery campaign

National Lottery operator Camelot UK has won three prestigious advertising awards this April for its 2016 Olympic marketing campaign ‘I Am Team GB’. The multi-media campaign launched last summer following the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been recognised as the ‘Best Sports Participation Event’ at the 2016/17 BT Sport Industry Awards held on 27 April. Hosting its annual awards on the …

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Off Air…BBC moves UK National Lottery to iPlayer platform

The BBC has confirmed that it will no longer air the live draw of the UK National Lottery, dropping the Saturday night broadcast which has been a fixture on UK TV schedules since 1994. As part of its new contract with National Lottery operator Camelot, the BBC will broadcast the draw in a special slot within its iPlayer streaming service …

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UKGC fines Camelot £300,000 for results mishap

Updating the market, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has fined UK National Lottery operator £300,000 for publishing inaccurate ‘Lotto Millionaire Raffle’ results on its website property. Following an investigation into the results publishing, UKGC officials stated that Camelot had placed ‘public confidence at risk’. Issuing further details, The Commission’s investigations into this error found that Camelot had breached the terms of …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – Conall McSorley – Metric Gaming

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Conall McSorley is the Commercial Director for Metric Gaming, a key sponsor for the upcoming Betting on Sports Conference. The two-day event takes place in September (15-16) at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London. We caught up with him to discuss what attracted Metric Gaming to the event, which conference debates they are most looking forward to, and how …

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Gambling Commission reveals £12.6 billion gross gambling yield

The Gambling Commission has revealed that the total gross gambling yield (GGY) for the Great Britain gambling industry was £12.6 billion between October 2014 and September 2015, an increase of £1.4 billion on the figure recorded for the previous 11-month period (April 2014 – March 2015). This was a key part of the figures released by the Commission to provide a more …

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Camelot revenues hit all time high thanks to digital uptake

UK national lottery operator Camelot, has detailed that its continued focus on optimising its digital channels has paid dividends as corporate revenues hit an all-time high of £7.6 billion. The group revenue increase comes despite a slight ticket sales decrease in its draw-based games which recorded revenues of £4.6 billion for the 2014/15 financial period. Camelot governance stated that it …

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End of Year Report – How Britons gambled in 2015

The Gambling Commission has published its latest report which sheds some light on gambling behaviour in Britain in the past year. Vitally, and for the very first time, this research includes extensive information about how people gamble in terms of which devices they use, where they gamble and how many accounts they use for it. Paul Hope, Gambling Commission Programme Director, …

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Camelot spokesman defends National Lottery pay-out

The National Lottery are facing a boycott from gamblers, after paying out just £883 of a huge £28.6 million jackpot. New rules left players furious, as the promised jackpot was not won because no-one had all six numbers, or five balls plus the bonus number. These new rules make it harder for anyone to strike lucky, as shown by the …

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BetConstruct announces partnership with National Lottery Bulgaria

BetConstruct, an award winning developer and provider of online and land-based gaming solutions, has announced a partnership agreement with the National Lottery Bulgaria. As part of this agreement, BetConstruct will provide its Sportsbook product to www.7777.bg, which will launch in Q1 2016. National Lottery Bulgaria is a market leader with over 90% market share in scratch tickets and fast growing number …

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Hunt for mystery Lottery winner goes on

Lotto operator Camelot has confirmed that the holder of one of the winning tickets has still not come forward to claim their £33 million prize. The rollover Lotto prize was split between the two tickets who matches all six winning numbers – 26, 27, 46, 47, 52 and 58. A spokesman has confirmed: “Someone out there still doesn’t realise they have …

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