When was the National Lottery established in the UK?
The National Lottery is the state- franchised national lottery established in 1994 in the United Kingdom. It is operated by Camelot Group, to which the licence was granted in 1994, 2001 and again in 2007, and regulated by the Gambling Commission .
How much money has been raised by the National Lottery?
National Lottery Projects Since The National Lottery began in 1994 over 635,000 good causes have been supported with over £43 billion raised by players of The National Lottery (figures sourced from the Department for Culture, Media & Sport. – June 2021). Around £36 million raised weekly is an average based on April 2020 – March 2021.
What are the winning numbers for the National Lottery?
National Lottery Results View all the latest National Lottery results live after every draw. The winning numbers for Lotto, EuroMillions, Thunderball and more are added to this page as soon as they have been drawn and verified, giving you a fast way to find out if you have a winning ticket.
When did the National Health Service Lottery start?
A National Health Service Lottery was piloted in 1988 but cancelled for legal reasons before the first draw. The UK’s state-franchised lottery was set up under government licence by the government of John Major in 1993.
Where can I find the results of the National Lottery?
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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.
When did the National Lottery start drawing on Saturdays?
The draw is conducted twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays, except that a draw on Christmas Day is moved to Christmas Eve. Saturday draws started on 19 November 1994, under the name ‘National Lottery’; the first Wednesday draw was on 5 February 1997.
Where can I find Lotto results in UK?
Prize capping information for Lotto events is available at: www.national-lottery.co.uk/lotto-events. Results Although every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of information containing National Lottery results, Camelot UK Lotteries Limited cannot take any responsibility for any errors or omissions.
When do the National Lottery numbers come out?
Prize winning and all aspects of the National Lottery games are subject to Games Rules and Procedures. Number of winners each week Average number of winners and millionaires each week based on National Lottery prizes won between April 2020 – March 2021. National Lottery Projects
How old do you have to be to play the lottery in the UK?
Lottery Age Limit to Increase to 18 in the UK Thursday 11th March 2021 National Lottery games will no longer be available to anyone under the age of 18 from 22nd April 2021.
Who was the first person to win the National Lottery?
The first National Lottery show (entitled The National Lottery Live: The First Draw) was at 7 pm on Saturday 19 November 1994. Presented by Noel Edmonds , this was an hour long special, in which 49 contestants competed to become the first person to start the draw, the winner being 18-year-old Deborah Walsh.