Tag Archives: Camelot

Georgia launches tender process for new lottery operator

Updating the market, Georgia legislators have this week announced the launch of tender proposal process from lottery and igaming service providers to run its national lottery provisions. The Georgian government has asked interested parties to submit initial proposals for a ten-year contract, outlining multi-channel lottery services for retail and digital provisions. Detailing initial caveats for its tender process, the Georgian …

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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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Camelot shows Olympic support with ‘I AM Team GB’ campaign

Ahead of the start of the Rio 2016 Olympics (5 August), Camelot operator of The National Lottery has announced the launch of its ‘I AM Team GB’ animated ad campaign. Working in partnership with national broadcaster  ITV and design studio Art&Graft, The National Lottery launches the first ever 40’ animated advertisement supporting Team GB athletes in their quest for Rio …

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UK players angered at EuroMillions price increase

UK lottery players have responded negatively to changes made to the EuroMillions game (Europe’s largest lottery draw). Commenting on social media channels, UK players have protested against the increased pricing of the EuroMillions draw, which will see the price of a line go up by 50p to £2.50 from September. Furthermore, the EuroMillions game will feature an extra lucky star …

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Camelot adds QR codes to UK National Lottery tickets

Seeking further convergence between its retail sales and mobile channels, UK National Lottery operator Camelot is set to add QR scanning codes to its purchased tickets, allowing players to instantly check their numbers. QR scanning codes will be attached to draw based game tickets for the UK Lottery and its syndicated competitions Thunderball, Hotpicks and EuroMillions. Camelot are reported to …

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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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Camelot Global replaces IGT as digital services provider

Swiss lottery operator Loterie Romande has entered into a supplier partnership with Camelot Global (Camelot UK subsidiary) which will see the lottery services provider redevelop the online gaming platform for www.loro.ch. The new partnership, will see Loterie Romande, the licensed lottery operator for French-speaking Switzerland drop its long term IGT-powered Loro.ch games platform with Camelot Global acting as its main …

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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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UK players complain of new lottery draw as Jackpot rolls to £60 million

The unclaimed National Lottery jackpot will roll over to an estimated +£58 million this Saturday, following the result of 13 successive rollovers. Saturday’s National Lottery draw will be the biggest in UK history surpassing the previous record of £42 million. Following Wednesday’s unclaimed draw, Lottery operator Camelot stated that a winner will be picked from the next tier if six …

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