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Lottery now too much
CAST your mind back to when the Lottery was launched back in 1994.
Those were the days, one draw per week, no hot picks, no Thunderball, no Euro millions and definitely no scratch-cards or other spins offs from Camelot.
I cannot understand why Camelot want to put up Lotto to £2 per ticket, a 100 per cent rise. I do see some investment in and around York from the National Lottery, but feel with increased costs York will suffer with lack of investment.
Finally have a think about this – scratch-cards advertising states there are “five winners every second”, but how many losers per second?
Also with this vast turnover, surely Camelot could invest more into good causes. I think we should be having what we started with – one draw per week, or two at the most, and not this abundance of choice and sucking in far too many people in spending what they cannot afford.
Gary Mitchell, The Groves, York.