Big Changes Ahead for UK National Lottery

UK London u.k.UK National Lottery operator Camelot has unveiled a number of major changes to its Lotto game.

From October of this year, the game will feature an additional 10 balls, with players having to select six balls from a total of 59.

Camelot said Lotto will also offer larger rolling jackpots, with average jackpots expected to triple the level of current winning amounts.

A new ‘Millionaire Raffle’ game will accompany the main Lotto draw on Saturdays and Wednesdays, guaranteeing at least two winners of £1 million (€1.4 million/$1.6 million) each week.

Camelot said that the chance of winning at least £1 million on the new game will be better than winning the jackpot under the current Lotto format, with odds at one in just under 10 million, compared to one in just under 14 million at present.

In addition, players will now win a free Lucky Dip ticket for a future Lotto draw by matching just two numbers on the main draw.

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