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Who Owns The National Lottery?

Who Owns The National Lottery?

To my surprise, the answer to the question 'Who owns the national lottery?' is more complicated than I ever imagined. Having set myself the challenge of writing a quick article about the topic, I expected to finish the piece in around one hour.…

£10 Scratch Cards – Where Did They Go?

If you've visited a shop recently, you may have noticed that all the £10 National Lottery Scratch Cards have disappeared. So where have all the £10 scratchies gone? Well, it seems the National Lottery came under pressure from the Gambling…

Man Wins $250,000 Re-enacting Scratch Card Win

Back in 1999, a 37-year-old Aussie truck driver embarked on an incredible roller coaster journey of luck. Bill Morgan defied the odds and emerged as one of life's big winners. Trucker Bill Morgan was involved in a serious car crash in early…
Scratch card tips - players

Scratch Card Tips – 6 Golden Rules For Players

If you've played scratch cards online or bought them in a shop, you've probably wasted a large percentage of your hard-earned money - it sucks, I know because I've made all the mistakes you're currently making. Nevertheless, YOU can avoid simple…
Scratch Off RTP

What Does RTP Mean?

If you've played online scratch cards, you'll have come across the acronym RTP. But what does RTP mean for you the player? Below I will give you a brief outline of the meaning and how it affects you and the scratchcards you play. WHAT DOES…

Which Scratch Cards Have The Best Chance Of Winning

It's fun to scratch off those little silver panels, but let's be honest; the reason we buy scratchcards is to win money! Whether it's a life-changing amount or just winning back the cost of the card - we all love to win. There's just one…
Can Scratch Cards Go Out Of Date

Can Scratch Cards Go Out Of Date?

A question I often get asked is 'Can Scratch Cards Go Out Of Date?' It sounds a little silly when you say it, but the answer will surprise you. Of course, the cards don't go off like a pint of milk sat in the hot sun. Having said that, most…

£4 Million Scratch Card ‘Winners’ Under Investigation

The UK National Lottery operator Camelot is investigating a duo who claim to have won a £4 million scratch card Jackpot. Mark Goodram, and Jon-Ross Watson thought they'd hit the big time when the pals landed a £4 million jackpot win on…

Scratch Card Age Limit Could Rise To 18

The UK government has announced a move that will seek to increase the age limit of scratch card purchases from 16 to 18 years-old. In the United Kingdom, the minimum age for gambling is 18 years-old. However, the National Lottery has been…

€175m Jackpot Claimed In Ireland

The current Euromillions jackpot has been claimed by just one winner in Ireland, winning themselves a massive €175m/£152m! This is the biggest ever win by an Irish ticket holder. The previous owner of such accolade was Dolores McNamara.…