When was the National Lottery set up in the UK?

2021-04-30 by No Comments

When was the National Lottery set up in the UK?

The UK’s state-franchised lottery was set up under government licence by the government of John Major in 1993. The National Lottery is franchised to a private operator; the Camelot Group was awarded the franchise on 25 May 1994.

Where can I find the results of the National Lottery?

Here you can find the results for the most popular lotteries, including all National Lottery games plus independent society lotteries. This page is updated straight after each draw takes place, so you can be the first to find out if you are a winner!

Can you play the National Lottery if you are outside the UK?

Be aware, though, that if you play online through the National Lottery you will be unable to access your account while you’re outside the country. That means if you get a notification telling you that you’ve won, you won’t be able to see how much unless you made a note of your numbers and can check the results another way.

How much money has been raised by the National Lottery?

National Lottery Projects Since The National Lottery began in 1994 over 625,000 good causes have been supported with over £42 billion raised by players of The National Lottery (figures sourced from the Department for Culture, Media & Sport. – November 2020). Around £30 million raised weekly is an average based on April 2019 – March 2020.

Who is in charge of the National Lottery?

The lottery was initially regulated by the National Lottery Commission, which has since been abolished and its responsibilities transferred to the Gambling Commission, and was established by the government of John Major in 1994. All prizes are paid as a lump sum and are tax-free.

How long has the National Lottery been drawing numbers?

Check my numbers Draw history Lotto draw history Lotto draw details for the previous 180 days with the most recent draw shown at the top. How to claim your prize Download draw history (CSV format)