National Lottery has made prize winners of us all, says NIGEL RAILTON

THE National Lottery celebrated its 25th birthday last year and yesterday Camelot announced the highest ticket sales in its history for that year - reaching some £7.9billion.

Crucially, this raised more than £1.8billion for good causes, up £200million from the year before - providing a massive boost at a time when the UK needs it the most. On top of this, it paid nearly £950million in tax and, on average, £7,000 each in commission to its 44,000 retail partners, many small independent shops. Most importantly, this record performance has meant the National Lottery's response to the coronavirus crisis is the largest in the UK outside of...
source: Express

2020-06-03 10:59
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