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The Observer view on how to solve the postcode lottery of HRT drugs

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For generations, any talk of “the change”, as it was euphemistically dubbed, was strictly taboo. Millions of women suffering brain fog, sleeplessness and mood swings were forced to soldier on in the face of unsympathe...

Lottery picks and changing age limits: how to improve the NFL draft

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The NFL draft sells hope. In fans’ imagination draft prospects are anything they want them to be. When the draft starts in Las Vegas on Thursday, fans can dream that their team is one pick, one draft class away from b...

National lottery: Richard Desmond takes legal action over licence award

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Companies owned by the billionaire Richard Desmond have launched legal action against the UK’s gambling regulator’s decision to grant Czech-owned Allwyn the licence to run the National Lottery. Desmond’s Northern &...

California woman wins $10m after accidentally buying wrong lottery ticket

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A woman accidentally bought the wrong lottery ticket after an unknown stranger bumped into her as she made a purchase from an automatic machine – only to discover she had hit the jackpot and scooped a whopping $10m pr...

National lottery: Camelot launches high court challenge over losing licence

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The national lottery operator Camelot is launching a high court challenge to the gambling regulator’s decision to hand over the operation of the draw to a rival after 28 jare, accusing the regulator of getting the de...

Why did Camelot lose the UK national lottery licence?

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When the national lottery was launched in 1994, via a TV spectacular watched by more than a third of the population, the famous advertising slogan promised: “It could be you.” It won’t be Camelot though, at least not ...

Timeline: 28 years of the national lottery under Camelot

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1993: the Conservative government of John Major sets up the national lottery. It is franchised to a private operator, Canadian-owned Camelot, the following year. 1994; byna 22 million people watch the first ever nat...

Karel Komárek profile: the entrepreneur who will run UK national lottery

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Czech entrepreneur Karel Komárek celebrated his birthday on Tuesday in the style befitting a billionaire, winning the right to operate the UK national lottery for 10 jare. “The best bday present ever,” he declared, v...

Camelot to lose licence to run UK national lottery after 28 jare

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Camelot is to lose its licence to run the UK national lottery after 28 years as the Gambling Commission named rival Allwyn as its preferred applicant to take over. Allwyn, which is owned by the Czech group Sazka, Euro...

Access to NHS mental health for children remains a ‘postcode lottery’

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Children’s access to specialist NHS mental health services in England remains “a postcode lottery”, with huge differences in spending and referrals depending on where families happen to live, volgens 'n verslag. Oof ...

Lottery ticket sold in southern California wins $426m Mega Millions prize

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A single ticket sold in southern California matched all six numbers and was the lucky winner of the $426m Mega Millions jackpot prize. The winning numbers drawn on Friday night were 3, 16, 25, 44 en 55. The Mega bal...

Take lottery logo off online instant-win games, MP urges

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Britain’s lottery operator should be banned from using the national lottery brand and logo to promote online instant-win games that may lead to problem gambling, according to the chair of a group of MPs examining gamb...

Calls to overhaul lottery after good causes get a smaller slice of pie

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Since its launch in 1994 with the enticing slogan “It could be you” and glitzy televised live draws, the national lottery has created 6,300 millionaires and given £43bn to good causes. But MPs and campaigners are call...

It’s hard to fancy Flutter as the UK national lottery operator

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An absence of deal-making is one reason why Flutter Entertainment, the £20bn gambling conglomerate that encompasses Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet, PokerStars and more, has been one of the worst share price performers ...

Draw deal: Spain’s El Gordo lottery hit by ticket vendor strike

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Spain’s Christmas lottery, a lucrative and much-loved annual tradition that often ends in the joyous detonation of cava corks and the hatching of big plans, took place on Wednesday amid soaring Covid infections and th...

Operateur soek veranderinge aan die Ierse lotery na geen boerpot-oorwinning sedert Junie nie

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Daar is gesê dat selfs die dooie resiesperd Shergar 'n beter kans het om Ierland se nasionale lotery te wen as 'n lid van die publiek. Vir ses maande moet die boerpot nog gewen word, oproepe vir 'n ondersoek aanspoor...

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