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National Lottery ticket used by conman Edward Putman to  fraudulently claim a £2.5 million lottery jackpot. Photograph: PA

A conman in the UK has been convicted of cashing in a fake British lottery ticket to claim a £2.5 million (€2.8 million) jackpot. Edward Putman, 54, (...)

A couple from Co Armagh who won the New Year’s Day lottery draw are poised to speak to the media.

A couple who won a €127 million (£115 million) EuroMillions jackpot are expected to go public. The pair, who are from Co Armagh, won the New Year’s D(...)

A couple from Co Armagh scooped the €127 million jackpot in the New Year’s Day EuroMillions draw.

A couple from Co Armagh scooped the €127 million jackpot in the New Year’s Day EuroMillions draw, UK lottery operator Camelot has said. The couple w(...)

Fred (67) and Lesley Higgins (57) from Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire celebrate after winning£57.9 million on the National Lottery EuroMillions. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

The winners of a £57.9 million (€65 million) EuroMillions jackpot were initially told they did not have a winning ticket and it was ripped in half and(...)

Another website offering punters a chance to bet on lotteries here and elsewhere has launched in Ireland. lets consumers play 14 big state (...)

The National Lottery says it has no plans to change the current game structure and that ticket sales were continuing to improve. It was responding t(...)

Oliver Callan as Donald Trump at the launch in Dublin of Lottoland: the Gibraltar-based firm  generated  €300m in revenue last year

Whatever you might think, playing the lottery is a fixed-odds bet, akin to putting money on a horse. The only difference is the likelihood of winning(...)

Lottoland takes bets on some of the biggest lotteries in the world, including EuroMillions, US PowerBall and MegaMillions

A controversial lottery website that allows punters play lotteries in other jurisdictions, including the high-value US PowerBall and MegaMillions dra(...)

Jilly Cooper is giving an awe-struck viewing of the Mandarin Oriental’s Royal suite, a muted monument to scale and privilege. “Wonderful, wonderful, w(...)

PLI’s Canada paymasters Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan won’t exactly be popping champagne corks on foot of these revenue numbers. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Recent figures show revenue from the lotto’s new online channel grew by 31.4 per cent* last year. However, they also show the channel only only acco(...)

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