TLC Lottery, one of Britain's biggest charity lotteries, is launching a 'play as you pay' scheme to companies, with the public support of the Director General of the CBI.
In a speech to more than 100 business and union leaders, Sir Digby Jones will endorse TLC's plans to encourage companies and their employees to take part in the weekly lottery through regular, small donations.
The Department of Finance in the Irish Republic is inviting applications for compensation from groups which run charitable lotteries. The Charitable Lotteries Fund was set up in 1997 to provide funds from the proceeds of the National Lottery to supplement the income of private charitable lotteries whose products are competing with the National Lottery.
The Irish postal service, An Post, has denied that they have put on a special van delivery to carry 'begging' letters to Euro lottery winner Dolores McNamara's home near Limerick. Dolores won ‚€115, 436, 126 on 29th July, the biggest payout ever from the Euro lottery game.
Former Republic of Ireland soccer star Niall Quinn is leading the pack in a charity trading game. The trading game, Delta Index Fantasy Financial Spread Betting Challenge, will donate ‚€1000 to a charity of choice to celebrities taking part in the virtual game.