Lottery Guides

Whether you bet on the same numbers every week or only flutter when there's a big jackpot, with our Lottery Guides, you'll learn everything from which lottery to play to how to remain anonymous if you win. Remember – you've got to be in it to win it.

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By Tracy Doyle/ Aug 30, 2018, 8:00 AM
By Tracy Doyle/ Aug 30, 2018, 8:00 AM

Times People Tried To Cheat The Lottery

The lottery is meant to be a game of chance, but here are three cases where the odds were manipulated to be in their favour.
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:45 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:45 PM

Are Lottery Numbers Random?

While some believe that lottery numbers can be predicted, others believe that lottery numbers may not be totally random.
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:37 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:37 PM

Are Lottery Winnings Taxed?

Just like anything to do with taxes, the answer isn't quite as straight forward as we'd like. Read to find out more.
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:28 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:28 PM

Can Lottery Winners Remain Anonymous?

Some winners enjoy the spotlight, but discover whether it's possible to keep your win a secret and protect your anonymity.
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:11 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 3:11 PM

Where Does Lottery Money Come From?

With millions of pounds awarded to lucky players every week, where exactly does lottery money come from?
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 2:59 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 2:59 PM

When Do Lottery Tickets Expire?

If you've got your hands on a winning ticket, you may want to claim your jackpot as soon as possible to avoid losing out on your cash.
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 2:46 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 2:46 PM

Can Lottery Numbers Be Predicted?

The answer may not be so simple. In fact, it may come down to a question of mathematics.
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 2:10 PM
By Katie Thompson/ Jul 25, 2018, 2:10 PM

How Are Lottery Winners Paid?

You've probably planned how you'd spend your lottery winnings, but do you know how to claim a jackpot?
By Amy McDonnell/ May 21, 2018, 2:32 PM
By Amy McDonnell/ May 21, 2018, 2:32 PM

Which UK Lottery Is The Easiest To Win?

We’ve done the hard work for you and broken down the most popular lotteries to help you decide which one is the easiest for you to win.

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