Lottery greed

In a desperate effort to boost ticket sales the National Lottery organisers Camelot is to increase the jackpot numbers by ten, making the prizes even more elusive and the prospect of frequent rollovers guaranteed.

Camelot is suffering from poor ticket sales as a result of the ticket price doubling to £2 and adding more numbers is an act of greed rather than professional marketing.

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Dennis Forbes 
Grattan

Aberdeen