Help the Hospices have launched a World Cup sweepstake website to raise funds for hospices throughout the UK. The initiative is being promoted by The Sun Online as the publication's official sweepstake for the competition.
Chariot (UK) plc has announced details of its new online lottery. Tickets for "monday - the Charities Lottery" will cost £1 each and charities will receive 30p of this, "five times more than they receive from The National Lottery".
A new single front door into Lottery funding opens today with the launch of the website lotteryfunding.org.uk. People across the UK will be able to access information on all current opportunities for funding through the Lottery good cause virtual doorway.
Totesport customers having a bet on the John Smiths Grand National will be able to donate money to the races official charity, the Alder Hey's Hospital's Imagine Appeal, following a betting link up initiative.
A facility will be made available in all 540 totesport shops and the internet on the day of the big race whilst telephone customers will be able to support the campaign too.
Share dealings have today opened in Chariot (UK) plc, a new venture which intends to run an online lottery to raise funds for charities.
Before being admitted to the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), operated by the London Stock Exchange, Chariot had raised £9.6 million (gross), resulting in an approximate market capitalisation of £18 million at the placing price.