National Lottery Ticket Price To Double To £2
The cost of playing the National Lottery is to double to £2 but more winners will get a share of the prize pot.
Operator Camelot said the increase, will comes starts in the autumn, means players who have three correct numbers will win £25 instead of the current £10.
However, the prize for matching five numbers will drop by £500 to £1,000, while the reward for getting five numbers and the bonus number will halve to £50,000.
The winnings for matching four numbers will increase from £60 to £100.
The price rise is the first since Lotto launched in 1994 and follows research which found that consumers "want more ways to win more money" from the game.....Read more