Lottery payouts hit record levels

AOL Money Staff
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National Lottery operator Camelot has paid out record amounts to prize winners and good causes after its draws and scratchcards surged in popularity.


Camelot, which runs games including Lotto and National Lottery scratchcards, said winnings hit £1.7 billion in the six months to September 24, up £300 million on the previous year.