Player Reactions to the UK Lotto Changes

August 7, 2013 by  
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Since the organisers of the UK Lotto announced they would be making some significant changes to the main lottery game in October 2013, players have been divided in their opinions on the matter. The changes include increasing the size of the jackpots and introducing a brand new Lotto Raffle, but the most controversial of these changes is the price increase. We take a look at some player reactions to date. Read more

Lottery Good Causes vs. Ticket Cost – How Much Is Enough?

January 24, 2013 by  
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The recent furore in the press regarding the changes to the UK Lotto has led to a number of discussions in the last few days about the distribution of lottery funds, not least the amount which should go to jackpot winners. However, it has been quietly confirmed that the percentage per pound going to Good Causes is expected to drop slightly with the changes, although the UK Lotto have claimed the increased revenue generated will ensure bigger donations can be made. In a surprise turn, the Health Lottery has waded into the debate, and has suggested they think the amount given the Good Causes should actually be reduced. Do you agree? Read more

UK Lotto Changes – The Player’s Reactions So Far

January 17, 2013 by  
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Since the news broke yesterday afternoon that there will be some changes coming to the UK Lotto, we have been keeping a close eye on the reactions coming in from players. In case you have been living under the rock for the last 24 hours, the changes include raising the Match 3 prize from £10 to £25, increasing the minimum jackpots and adding a brand new Lotto Raffle offering 50 prizes of £20,000 per draw. However, as well as these positive changes, there are some changes which are being greeted with fury. Read more

Record Breaking 2011 for Lottery Winners

January 3, 2012 by  
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2011 was a record breaking year for lottery winners in the UK seeing an extra 229 millionaires added to the rich list with twenty five of those coming from the Euromillions draw on 23rd December thanks to the Millionaire Raffle. During the past twelve months over £720 million has been paid out in prizes changing the lives of ordinary people up and down the country and 2012 looks set to continue the extraordinary trend so make sure you are taking part!

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Wife Waits to Tell Husband of Euromillions Win

August 4, 2011 by  
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Do you think you could keep quiet if you won a EuroMillions fortune? One lucky wife waited five weeks before telling her husband they had won nearly £300,000. Angela Sutherland from Wick in Caithness kept the news to herself until her husband John returned from his job an offshore mechanic on an oil rig so they could pick up their life changing cheque and celebrate their win together.

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