Sunday, January 23, 2022

Tag: Camelot

Camelot confirms record National Lottery ticket sales

Camelot confirms record National Lottery ticket sales
Tokyo 2020 and strong retail recovery powers UK lottery growth as the amount generated for good causes tops £45 billion.

National Lottery age limit comes into effect

National Lottery new age limit comes into effect
Age limits on National Lottery products are now in place across both online and retail, with the UK’s under-18s officially unable to play any lottery game in store as of 1 October.

Off The Record: “Professor Doom and Gloom strikes again!”

Off the record gambling campaigners
OTR argues why now’s the time to ditch Professor Gloom, identifies the family links that are making some gambling campaigners hypertensive and why 2m is now a rule too far.

Commission confirms a second delay to National Lottery licence competition

National Lottery tender process
Whichever way you look at it, the Gambling Commission’s announcement to extend the National Lottery tender process is an embarrassing setback for the regulator.

Commission faces inquiry into handling of National Lottery tender

National Lottery tender
The Gambling Commission is fast becoming the ‘billy no-mates’ of regulation with DCMS this week launching an inquiry to evaluate and examine the handling of the ‘competition process’ of the National Lottery’s operating tender.

OTR – It’s all gone a bit Matt Hancock!

Matt Hancock Off The Record UKGC National Lottery
This week’s OTR looks at how the Euros are kicking COVID regulations into touch, confirms how being a bit ‘Matt Hancock’ is the euphemism of the moment and issues an open invitation or should that be challenge to the latest interim chief executive to occupy the hot seat at UKGC.

Camelot raises minimum age limit from 16 to 18 on National Lottery products

National Lottery Age restriction
After being accused of ‘abusing its position of privilege’, Camelot has jumped ahead of incoming orders from the DCMS to raise the minimum age limit on National Lottery products to 18.

Place your bets? National Lottery accused of running a national casino

National Lottery instant win games
Many in the industry believe that the National Lottery has flown under the radar and should be regarded as a gambling brand - IDS agrees.

No more magic: Camelot Theme Park demolished

Camelot Theme Park demolished
Chorley’s abandoned Camelot Theme Park has been demolished, eight years after it closed its drawbridge for the final time, and 37 years after it opened.

Camelot to fast track National Lottery age limit increase

Camelot National Lottery
You will have to be over-18 to play The National Lottery from next summer. Operators Camelot have responded to government intent to raise the age limit by October next year, putting plans in action to get the job done earlier.

National Lottery age increase indicative of growing intent of government regulation

National Lottery age increase
The minimum age for playing the National Lottery is to increase to 18, as the government tightens its focus on reregulating the UK gambling industry.

National Lottery scratchcard clampdown due “within months”

lottery scratchcard
According to a report in The Sun, Boris Johnson will soon unveil a change in the law which will raise the minimum age required to play National Lottery..

Raise age of National Lottery to 18, says APPG

calls to raise lottery age
The gambling-related harm APPG has written to the culture secretary demanding that the minimum age of scratch-cards and other lottery products be brought..

Commission stats reveal true state of the industry

Coinslot International Gambling Commission chief industry strategy
The Gambling Commission delivers its summary of statistics for the broader industry.   This Industry Statistics document provides a half-year update to the regular analysis of the Gross Gambling Yield (GGY) in Great Britain, which this time totals £13.8bn. This is the total figure reported by operators who are licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission. Aggregated information is presented by...