The UK Lotto was launched in November, 1994 to give players the chance to win life-changing prizes. Since its inception it has gone through a number of changes to include an additional weekly draw and to introduce the Lotto Raffle which guarantees a single £1 million winner and twenty £20,000 winners in every draw.
Some interesting statistics about this lottery:
• Biggest Jackpot – £66 million (January, 2016)
• Biggest jackpot for a single ticket – £32.5 million (February, 2016)
• 50% of ticket sales go towards prizes and 28% go to the National Lottery Good Causes foundation.