National Lottery Information
All you need to know about playing the National Lottery and Health Lottery games, from Lucky Dips and direct debits to scratchcards and syndicates.
Discover how you can increase your chances of winning a lottery prize by joining together with others as part of a lottery group.
View the prizes available in each national lottery game along with average pay-outs for each tier and overall chances of winning a prize.
Find out about these special EuroMillions draws which boast far bigger and better jackpots than normal.
If you have won a National Lottery prize, whether online or from a shop, take a look at this page to see how to collect it.
Lottery jackpots are always life-changing but some more so than others. Read about the most amazing and unforgettable lottery wins here.
Unfortunately, where there are large sums of money involved, criminals want a share. Find out how to avoid lottery scams.
Find out about currently unclaimed lottery prizes. UK National Lottery players have 180 days from the date of a draw to claim a prize.
If you think you have a winning ticket but have mislaid it, you may still be able to claim. Click on this page to find out how.
Learn more about the history of the company behind Lotto, EuroMillions, Lotto HotPicks and Thunderball.
Lottery players can take part in their favourite games on a continuous basis thanks to Direct Debits. Read about setting one up here.
If you win a big lottery prize, you will need to decide whether to go public or stay private. See the pros and cons of each on this page.
It's not just the winners who come out on top – lotteries fund thousands of good causes which help improve the lives of millions of people in the UK.
Find out how you can continue to take part in UK lotteries even when you are overseas, however long you are out of the country.
Lotto and EuroMillions jackpots can roll over to larger amounts if no one matches all the winning numbers in a draw. Find out about rollovers here.
Find out how Lotto changed in October 2015, when new balls were introduced and Lotto Millionaire Raffle was launched.