The only Camelot reference I've seen to their WWW site is a oj bingo URL on the bottom of their latest stationery!
Thursday 30th January 1997 Camelot released a new design of playslip to cope with the forthcoming midweek draw.
The URL for the site was promoted for the first time as a newsflash printed on lottery fake play money printable village tickets.Tuesday 21st March 1995 The Instants scratchcard game was launched.Looks like maintainers went home for Christmas and forget about updating the site!Racal provided X25 and vsat networks and over 1,000 concentrators for linking retail terminals to the central uno card game directions computer.Wednesday 3rd September 1997 The TV shows for this draw and the next one were cancelled as a mark of respect for Princess Diana - both draws took place off-camera instead (Wednesday 8pm BST and Sunday.15am BST respectively).Monday 9th September 1996 After nearly 22 months of being on a waiting list for a lottery terminal, my local Tesco, the largest store for miles around, was finally delivered one - an appalling oversight on Camelot's part really.
Saturday 11th February 1995 13 weeks after the lottery began, BBC teletext (BBC 2 page 750 to be precise) finally carries lists of previous winning numbers.
Unfortunately, a computer failure (at 3pm and lasted 40 minutes) delayed the full results of the anniversary draw until the next day.
Saturday 3rd December 1994 The third draw was the first one to fail to produce a jackpot winner.
Saturday 20th November 1999 There will be a 20 million Super Draw today to celebrate the 5th anniversary (er, which was yesterday) of the first lottery draw.
Sunday 14th November 1999 It's the 5th anniversary today of the first tickets going on sale.
It's claimed that Camelot may appeal the National Lottery Commission's decision to reject their bid.
The UK Lottery also boasts a Raffle feature as part of the draw and guarantees at least 50 winners of a 20,000 prize for each draw.Saturday 30th September 1995 Road menders cut a phone line during the week, which disabled 200 lottery terminals in parts of Humberside and north Lincolnshire.The network can handle 400,000 plays per minute and the typical transaction time is under 5 seconds.June 2000, camelot hosted the largest-ever lottery conference, the.The first draw failed to produce a millionaire, much to Camelot's embarrassment.Wednesday 22nd September 1999 Millennium Done tickets go on sale at all on-line lottery retailers, though initial sales are disappointing.Wednesday 25th August 1999 The lottery TV show was delayed about five minutes as the BBC decided to hang onto their live coverage of the World Athletics Championships (Jonathan Edwards failed to win gold in the triple jump, so it was hardly worth the lottery.Friday 24th December 1999 Camelot shifted the Christmas Day draw forward 24 hours to today instead.Wednesday 19th November 1997 This was a Super Draw with a guaranteed 15 million jackpot that celebrated the fact that it was exactly three years since the first lottery draw.Snowden resigned as a director of Camelot and from the board of GTech.Saturday 24th January 1998 Tracey Makin became the youngest ever jackpot winner (of 1,055,171) at 16 years of age.They also released a more concise leaflet to promote.Saturday 16th November 1996 Camelot celebrated the second anniversary of the lottery with a third Super Draw, topping the jackpot pool up with an extra.9m.Saturday 10th December 1994 Sensation as the first rollover draw not only produced a single.88m winner, but also caused a press frenzy because the winner wished to remain anonymous.
She has signed a deal for a cool 1m with ITV to host some crappy rival to Blind Date, called All You Need Is Love.
Saturday 22nd June 1996 The first of an 11-week sequence of special guest presenters of the lottery TV show began today with Carol Smillie temporarily taking over from Bob Monkhouse (who is busy with his own Bob Monkhouse On The Spot show).