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National Lottery

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May Shadow Secretary of State for the Family, Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many winning national lottery tickets resulted in a pay out of (a) £50,000 to £499,999.99, (b) £500,000 to £999,999.99 and (c) more than £1,000,000 since 2001; and what the total amount of money paid out to winners was in each of these categories.

Photo of Richard Caborn Richard Caborn Minister of State (Sport), Department for Culture, Media & Sport

The information is as follows.

Since 2001:

(a) 6,252 winning national lottery tickets resulted in a payout of £50,000 to £499,999.99. The total amount of money paid to winners was £818,239,766.08;

(b) 250 winning national lottery tickets resulted in a payout of £500,000 to £999,999.99, The total amount of money paid to winners was £177,319,376.30; and

(c) 847 winning national lottery tickets resulted in a payout of more than £1,000,000. The total amount of money paid to winners was £2,653,415,644.80.

These figures include draw based games and scratchcards.

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