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National Lottery Commission

Ensuring a fair Lottery for the nation
£33 billion for good causes
£53 billion in prizes

Latest news

  1. Money raised for good causes

    The total paid to Good Causes in Quarter 3 (October to December) was £457.0m. This was 6.5% more than the previous quarter.

  2. Underage gambling figures remain low

    Latest research figures for 11-15 year olds who say they played National Lottery games and other gambling products indicate that the claimed rate of gambling has remained relatively static over time.

  3. Money raised for good causes

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


  • 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.

  • FAQs on Lotto jackpots

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    Frequently asked questions on Lotto jackpot estimates and rollovers.