National Lottery

Dale's TV Return Sparks Concern From Worried Viewers

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dale Winton was back on hosting duties on ‘The National Lottery: In It To Win It’ on Saturday night, but his return to the BBC show had many viewe...

A Lottery for London?

Ivan Massow | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

I'm an entrepreneur and raising more money to make London better for Londoners is a walk in the park - it doesn't have to cost us anything and we don't need to introduce punitive taxes. Londoners want to help amazing organisations such as its Air Ambulance and Whizz-Kidz, their incredible work affects us all either directly now or by being there should we need them.

How to Solve 'the NHS Problem', Part Four

Hugh Salmon | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

There is still time for all the parties to invest in original thinking and creative advice at a more upstream level. But not much.

The Real National Lottery Winners

Jennie Price | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Jennie Price

For two decades money raised by National Lottery players has been re-invested in local communities and national projects to the tune of an eye-watering £32billion. Anyone who has ever bought a National Lottery ticket has helped to combat homelessness, tackle the stigma of mental health illness, inspired filmmakers, kept museums open and parks appealing.

Ending the Revolving Door of Care for Society's Unwanted

Dharmendra Kanani | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK
Dharmendra Kanani

Abbie's ending is a happy one but it shouldn't all be down to circumstance and luck. Through these 12 partnerships and the learning they generate, we hope to permanently change the odds in favour of the thousands of other people across the country who desperately need our help.

POLL: Will You Buy A £2 Lottery Ticket?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

Camelot bosses have defended the decision to double the price of a national lottery ticket to £2. The increase in the cost of a ticket is a respon...

One Ticketholder Wins Lotto Jackpot

PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

One ticketholder won last night's Lotto jackpot of £3.6 million, Camelot said. The winning numbers were 12, 11, 42, 01, 13, 35 and the bonus numbe...

Hard-Up Lotto Winner Feared Claim Call Cost

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

A hard-up mother-of-two has admitted she is so money-conscious that she had concerns about phoning the hotline to claim her £5.8 million lottery win....

If We Ruled the World...

James Christie | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
James Christie

According to the Daily Mail Callie Rogers, Britain's youngest lottery winner, is broke but happy. I've been broke. I was not happy.

Eight Share £2.2 Million Lottery Jackpot

PA | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK

Eight winners of the Lotto jackpot shared a £2.2 million prize, Camelot said. The winning numbers were 03, 11, 27, 24, 12 and 07 and the bonus num...

Man Celebrates Boxing Day Birthday.. With Millionaire Raffle Win

PA | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

A music lover celebrating his Boxing Day birthday received an extra special present when he discovered he had become a millionaire in a Christmas lott...

£7.1m Lottery Win Shared By Two

PA | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

Two winners scooped Saturday's Lotto jackpot of £7.1 million, Camelot said. The winning numbers were 29, 33, 35, 45, 36 and 48 and the bonus numbe...

Mystery Lottery Player Misses Out On £64m Jackpot

PA | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

A mystery lottery player has lost out on a £64 million fortune after the deadline for them to claim the life-changing prize expired. The unlucky i...

Clock Ticking On £64m Lottery Prize

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

It could be a very happy Christmas for one mystery lottery winner, but time is running out for the potential multimillionaire, as there's less than 24...

Celebrating 18 Years of National Lottery Good Causes in Our Communities

Peter Wanless | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Wanless

We should celebrate the incredible achievements of people who are not afraid to step up and try something new. People who notice something lacking in their area and instead of grumbling about it, roll up their sleeves and do something proactive.

Would You Carry On Working If You Won The Lottery?

Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Only 59% of millionaires who won the National Lottery gave up work straight after their life-changing windfalls, a new study shows. An analysis of ...

British £37m EuroMillions Winner Comes Forward

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK

The lucky UK ticket-holder who scooped a huge £37 million on last night's EuroMillions draw has come forward, Camelot said. Lottery chiefs had beg...

Lucky You? Is A Big Lottery Win A Blessing Or A Curse?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

Adrian and Gillian Bayford have won the second biggest lottery jackpot ever, but they are one of 2,900 millionaires created by the National Lottery. ...

London 2012: 21 Missing Millionaires

PA | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK

There are still 21 missing millionaires from Friday's record-breaking Olympics lottery draw, Camelot said today. So far, 79 winners of the EuroMill...

100 Millionaires In EuroMillions Olympic Ceremony Draw

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

One hundred lucky ticketholders became millionaires in a special EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle draw to mark the Olympics opening ceremony last night...

Convicted Rapist Who Won £5m On Lottery To Be Sentenced For £13,000 Benefit Fraud

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK

A convicted rapist who won nearly £5 million on the lottery is due to be sentenced today for fraudulently claiming around £13,000 in benefits. Ed...

It Could Be A Lot Of You: 100 To Become Millionaires On Olympics Opening Night

PA | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK

Up to 100 people will become millionaires on the night of the Olympics opening ceremony when a special National Lottery draw takes place. The one-o...

Lottery Winner Facing Jail After Brutal Assault On Girlfriend

PA | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK

A lottery millionaire and cage fighter is facing jail after admitting brutally beating his girlfriend. Gavin Dale Davies, 29, subjected Daniah Huss...

EuroMillions Step Up Hunt For Mystery Winner

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Lottery organisers took to the streets as they stepped up the hunt for a mystery millionaire. The unclaimed £63.8 million EuroMillions prize has b...

Brit Holds £63m EuroMillions-Winning Ticket

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK

A UK ticketholder has scooped a £63.8 million share of the EuroMillions jackpot, a National Lottery spokeswoman said. The haul puts the lucky winn...