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Camelot Group UK
Address: Tolpits Lane Watford WD1 8RN, UK
Phone: +44-1923-425456
Fax: +44-1923-425457
Population: 59.0 million
Chief Executive Officer: Andy Duncan
Year Lottery Founded: 1994
# of Employees: 767
Sales FY 2014:
Sales FY 2015
£6.73 billion
£7.27 billion
Prize Return: Instants 55% - Lotto 45%
On-line Vendor: Gtech
Instant Ticket Vendor: Scientific Games
Number of Points of Sale (POS): 53,396
Games Offered: Lotto - Thunderball - Scratchies

Information / Background

Dynamic, Pioneering and Inspiring, Camelot Transforms Lives
The Lives of its many winners, and the countless individuals and communities which benefit from lottery funding.
Camelot aims to serve nations’ dreams across the globe, while maintaining a flourishing UK National Lottery at its heart.
Over the past 17 years, we have made a winning business of running one of the world’s most successful lotteries. By putting our players first, we have achieved an unparalleled track record in innovation and long-term, responsible growth.
Camelot runs the most cost-effective lottery in Europe, with only around 4% of total revenue spent on operating costs.
At 40% of total sales (28% to the Good Causes and 12% in Lottery Duty to the Government), it returns a higher proportion of lottery revenue back to society, in percentage terms, than any other major operator in the world. This has helped to fund the biggest programme of civic and social regeneration seen in the UK since the 19th Century.
By making full use of its range of skills, experience and expertise, Camelot continues to transform lives for consumers and communities across the UK and worldwide. Charged with maximising returns to society in the most responsible and cost-efficient way, Camelot is now the licensed operator of the UK National Lottery for a third Licence term until 2019.
Camelot provides consulting services to the California State Lottery – now the fastest growing lottery in the US – to help it to increase sales and returns to the state education system. Camelot is also exploring other opportunities in the US and other international markets

News Archive
July 16, 2021 Camelot Scoops A Trio of Gongs At The Annual Marketing Society Awards
July 2, 2021 Twenty UK Lottery Ticket Holders Become Millionaires in Lucky Euromillions Draw
August 26, 2020 Camelot Unveils ‘Big September’ for the National Lottery, While Upcoming Change to Lotto Will See Millions Winning A Fiver
July 21, 2020 Camelot Lottery Solutions Receives Responsible Gaming Certification from World Lottery Association
June 20, 2020 Camelot to Receive Six-Month National Lottery Extension
January 13, 2020 Camelot Appoints Louise Hanlon as Deputy Head of Corporate Responsibility

News Archive for CY2019
November 14, 2019 Good Causes Win as Camelot Achieves Record First Half Sales and the National Lottery Turns 25
October 19, 2019 Camelot to Stop Selling £10 Scratchcards Amid Fears They Spark Gambling Addiction
August 29, 2019 Camelot Lottery Solutions Congratulates Illinois Lottery for Record Contribution to Education Funding
August 21, 2019 Camelot Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Double Prize Lottery Draw
August 12, 2019 Camelot Launch National Lottery Retailer Hub
August 7, 2019 Government to Increase Sales and Prize Draw Limits for Big Society Lotteries
May 1, 2019 Keith Moor, Chief Marketing Officer at Santander, Named as Chief Marketing Officer at Camelot
April 26, 2019 Camelot With-Holds £4 Million Scratch Card Prize Pending Further Investigation
April 5, 2019 Camelot Names New Retail Director
March 21, 2019 Research Reveals Millennials are More Likely to Choose Income for Life Than Lottery Lump Sum
March 11, 2019 New National Lottery Game Will Be a Winner Among Millennials
March 8, 2019 Make Every Month Amazing with ‘Set For Life’ – Camelot Launches Campaign for Brand New National Lottery Game
February 22, 2010 Under-18s to be Banned from Buying Lottery Scratch-Cards Under Plan to Toughen Up Gambling Laws
February 4, 2018 Camelot Global Changes to Camelot Lottery Solutions
January 11, 2019 Camelot to Launch ‘Set For Life’ – A Brand New Annuity Game Offering A Top Prize of £10,000 A Month for 30 Years
January 2, 2019 ‘Stellar Year’ for National Lottery Retailers

News Archive for CY2018
December 10, 2018 Camelot Global Launch Digital Lottery Innovation in Ireland
October 5, 2018 Camelot Must Get Lottery Changes Right for Retailers: Better Retailing
September 23, 2018 Camelot Conducts Pilot Study for Ticket Sales in Aldi Stores
September 14, 2018 Camelot Launch New Brand Platform to Re-assert the Amazing Effects of The National Lottery
September 3, 2018 Camelot Announce Improved Range of Games that Offers Something for Everyone
August 23, 2018 Gambling Commission Completes Investigation Into Control and Governance Failings at Camelot
July 30, 2018 Camelot Global Congratulates Arkansas and Illinois Lotteries on Record-Breaking Sales and Increased Profits
July 16, 2018 French Government Looks to Camelot to Lead €1.5 Billion Bid for French National Lottery
July 10, 2018 Camelot Illinois Release Fiscal Year 2019 Illinois Lottery Business Plan
June 29, 2018 Proposal to Provide Weekly Updates on National Lottery Ticket Sales Rejected
June 27, 2018 Camelot Announces New Appointments to Strengthen Its Board
June 8, 2018 Camelot Succeeds in Returning the National Lottery to Growth and Raising More Money for Good Causes
May 4, 2018 Camelot Illinois Seeks Proposals for Market Research Services
April 25, 2018 Lotteries Could Raise Ten Times as Much for Charities
April 11, 2018 Camelot Unveils New in-Store Standards Scheme to Boost Lottery Sales
April 5, 2018 Report Criticises National Lottery Operator Licence Contract as Too Favourable to Camelot
March 28, 2018 Retailers Pass National Lottery’s Mystery Shopper Test
March 17, 2018 Camelot Warns of 'low Level' National Lottery Hack
March 2, 2018 Regulator Launches Consultation on Phone Payment for Society Lotteries
February 27, 2018 Gambling Commission Release Latest Gambling Participation and Perceptions Figures
February 27, 2018 California Lottery Joins Statewide Problem Gambling Awareness Month Effort
February 27, 2018 Society Lotteries Go from Strength to Strength
January 25, 2018 Camelot and Channel 4 Team Up for New National Lottery Ad
January 24, 2018 Regulators to Review Length of National Lottery Licences

News Archive for CY2017
December 13, 2017 Lottery Firm's Profits More Than Double to £71 Million
November 21, 2017 Camelot Global Appoints Wayne Pickup as CEO Designate
November 21, 2017 Camelot Appoints Nigel Railton as UK CEO
November 17, 2017 National Lottery Operator Camelot Plots Recovery Path Amid Falling Sales
October 7, 2017 Inside Camelot Group’s New Watford Headquarters
October 7, 2017 Camelot Lauded by Campaigners for Closing Expensive 0844 Lines
July 30, 2017 Head of Controversial Lottoland Attacks Rival; Blames Camelot’s Lack of Growth for Hurting Good Causes
June 13, 2017 Camelot UK Announces in-Depth Review of National Lottery Strategy
June 2, 2017 Camelot Reinstates Free Lottery Helpline in £4m Support Package for Independent Retailers
May 12, 2017 Society Lotteries Raised Record £208 Million for Good Causes Last Year
May 12, 2017 Camelot Congratulates Responsible National Lottery Retailers
April 27, 2017 Andy Duncan to Leave Camelot UK in the Summer
March 28, 2017 Bank Shows You How to Play the National Lottery and Never Lose Any Money
March 24, 2017 Matt Risdale Joins Camelot as Head of Strategic Communications
March 17, 2017 National Lottery Retail Campaign to Support ‘The People’s Projects’ Hits Stores
March 4, 2017 Number’s Up for Bookmakers Offering Bets on Lottery
January 8, 2016 Camelot Officials Who Sanctioned a £2.5 Million Payout for a Damaged Ticket Face Questioning over the Jackpot Riddle That Won't Go Away

News Archive for CY2016
December 29, 2016 The National Lottery Operator Takes Proactive Approach to Player Safety
December 20, 2016 Camelot Targets New Audience with Christmas Scratch Cards
December 16, 2016 Camelot Statement on Gambling Commission Decision
December 16, 2016 Camelot Licence Breach Leads to Financial Penalty
November 16, 2016 Camelot UK Lotteries Limited Announce Half-Year Financial Results
November 2, 2016 Lottery Operator Pays Out Higher Dividends after Profit Rise
October 30, 2016 National Lottery Operator Camelot's £7.7bn Winning Formula as Ticket Sales Rise to Highest Since Launch in 1994
August 18, 2016 Camelot & Freeformers to ‘Disrupt’ The National Lottery
August 1, 2016 When Team GB Win… UK National Lottery Players Can Too!
July 28, 2016 Camelot Fined for Putting Public Confidence at Risk
July 21, 2016 National Lottery ‘I Am Team GB’ Campaign Launches
July 19, 2016 Camelot and Gambling Commission Agree Majority of Players Are More Interested in Prizes than the Odds of the Game
July 17, 2016 Lottery Operator Facing Criticism for Raising EuroMillions Ticket Price
July 12, 2016 Euromillions Gets Even Bigger and Even Better For UK Players
July 1, 2016 Good-Cause Money from Society Lotteries Rose by 4% Last Year
June 17, 2016 Camelot Global Voluntarily Forgoes $750K Incentive Compensation in Arkansas
June 16, 2016 The National Lottery and ITV Announce ‘I Am Team GB’ Partnership for Rio 2016
May 31, 2016 Camelot Adds QR Codes to UK National Lottery Tickets
May 31, 2016 Camelot Global Delivers the Loterie Romande Sports App
May 24, 2016 Returns to Good Causes Pass £35 Billion As Camelot Delivers Another Record Year for the National Lottery
April 13, 2016 U.K. Lottery Operator Opens North American HQ in Chicago, Eyes Illinois Lottery Contract
April 11, 2016 Camelot Awards Britain's Biggest Ever Lottery Win of £35.1m
March 24, 2016 Camelot Sign Sponsor Deal for Britain's Got Talent
February 25, 2016 National Lottery Participation Dropped From 46% to 32% in 2015
January 22 Camelot Report Britons Snapped Up 400 Tickets a Second in Run-Up to Record Jackpot


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