Dermot Griffin

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 National Lottery: analysis showed the social and economic class breakdown of lotto players was similar to that of the overall population. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Lottery’s share of the Irish gaming market is coming under pressure from alternative forms of gaming and “substitute” lotto products, acc(...)

Tara Kelly from Beaumount “wins” €250,000 on the Winning Streak wheel, with the help of Kamal Ibrahim and Marty Whelan, on Culture Night 2017. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An age-old rebuke levelled at national lotteries is that they are a tax on the poor. The criticism is borne out by countless studies showing those on (...)

Experts predict that about 20 per cent of web searches will done by voice by 2020. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The National Lottery claims to be one of the first gaming franchises in Europe to launch a voice-assistant application to allow players to check their(...)

Tara Kelly from Beaumont “wins” €250,000 on the Winning Streak wheel, with the help of Kamal Ibrahim and Marty Whelan,  when the National Lottery made its props available to the public for Culture Night. Photograph: Dave Meehan

National Lottery sales have hit €800 million for the first time since the crash amid a strong pick-up in revenue from its online channel. The franchi(...)

Scenes of joy as a Lottery syndicate from Stakelum’s Hardware store in Thurles collect their €17 million cheque from the National Lottery headquarters. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The National Lottery’s digital strategy appears to be paying off with nearly 10 per cent of ticket sales now being generated online. That equates to (...)

The European Lotto Betting Association has described as “scandalous” comments by the National Lottery.

Lotto betting operators have reacted furiously to being called “parasites” by the National Lottery here. The European Lotto Betting Association (ELBA(...)

The Celebrations’s are pictured at at the launch of new Lotto game changes

The National Lottery says its business model is under threat from a new wave of “rogue operators” that allow punters play online without buying a tick(...)

 Stephen Hughes: died in a fire in Tallaght in 2001

A man who set fire to a makeshift den in Tallaght, causing the death of a 12-year-old boy, has lost an appeal against the severity of his 15-year pris(...)

Pictured at the launch of the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards 2018  were Jenny Fisher, National Lottery, Jerry Kennelly, chairman of the judging panel and Vincent Crowley, NewsBrands Ireland. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

Never before has brave journalism been so important, according to entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly, who will chair the judging panel for the 2018 Newsbrand(...)

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, who won  more than €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

EuroMillions players in Ireland scooped more than €170 million in prize money this year, including Friday’s €38.9 million jackpot. The win in Dublin(...)

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