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National Lottery Commission

Ensuring a fair Lottery for the nation
£32 billion for good causes
£40 billion in prizes

Latest news

  1. Money raised for good causes
    16/10/2014

    The total paid to Good Causes in Quarter 2 (July to September 2014) was £429.2m.

  2. Gambling Commission imposes penalty on Camelot
    26/08/2014

    The Gambling Commission has found Camelot in breach of its licence to operate the National Lottery and has imposed a financial penalty of £100,000. Read more in this press release.
    Details of the breach are here.

  3. Merger with Gambling Commission
    01/10/2013

    On 1 October 2013, the National Lottery Commission merged with the Gambling Commission. Read more about the merger in the link above.

Features

  • Where does your ticket money go?

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    About 28p of each pound spent on the National Lottery goes to good causes projects in the health, sports, arts, heritage, voluntary, environment and education sectors. Click the link above for more information.

  • Our role in regulating the National Lottery

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    We are responsible for licensing and regulating the National Lottery. We protect the integrity of the Lottery; protect players; and maximise funds to good causes. Click the link above for more information.

  • Our address

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    Our address is 4th Floor, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham B2 4BP and our enquiries number is 0121 230 6666.