Camelot will pay a £1.15 million penalty package for failings, which included a fault within a mobile app and publishing an incomplete list of raffle prizes following a Lotto draw.
The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) has revealed an almost £200m drop in grant expenditure for the year ended 31 March 2018, as the non-departmental public body released its annual report and accounts for 2017/18.
The UK Government has knocked back proposals to give weekly updates on ticket sales to firms that distribute out proceeds to good causes.
Camelot has pressed ahead with plans thrown up by last year’s strategic review by appointing a new Chairman in Sir Hugh Robertson, the man credited with delivering the best ever funding package for Olympic sport through to Rio 2016 and beyond.
The National Lottery results are set to return to prime-time TV, as operator Camelot has opted to end the 20 year partnership between the BBC and the National Lottery to move the show to ITV.
The UK Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has issued a series of key recommendations concerning the National Lottery that would bring it closer in line with other forms of gaming.
The UK Gambling Commission has published its annual report on participation rates and perception of gambling for 2017, which saw participation on the National Lottery remain by far the biggest gambling activity, although its attraction has waned.
UK National Lottery operator Camelot has today unveiled its 2017/18 strategic review, which details significant alterations and plans in a bid to ‘return the national lottery to growth.’
At last week’s Excellence in Gaming (EIG) conference in Berlin, this was one of the topics of debate, with panelists evaluating the best way for companies to maximise profits when competing against state lotteries.
New gambling laws in Belgium which will effectively outlaw the affiliate model in the gambling sector are likely to be implemented within a year, according to lawyer Tatiana Klaeser of Klaeser Avocat.