The C&AG report reveals that while €217 million was disbursed to various sporting and charitable programmes last year under the umbrella of lotto funding, only €178 million came directly from the fund

Almost 20 per cent of money given out to good causes under the auspices of the National Lottery came directly from the Government rather than ticket s(...)

Under planned operating terms, the licensee will have greater flexibility to operate online. Currently the business
lottery
 makes 
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under 3 per cent of its revenue from online sales, substantially less than operators in other jurisdictions.

An Post and UK operator, Camelot, have won the licence to run the National Lottery under a new 20-year contract that will allow for a greater shift(...)

National Lottery: Dáil has passed legislation to allow for the sale of the national lottery licence for an extended 20-year period.

The Dáil has passed legislation to allow for the sale of the national lottery licence for an extended 20-year period. The National Lotter(...)