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Unclaimed prizes (over £50,000)

Request date: 8 February 2023

This version was printed or saved on: 23 June 2024

Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/about-us/freedomofinformation/unclaimed-prizes-over-gbp50-000

Request

Please could you provide a comprehensive list of all unclaimed (over £50,000) Lotto, EuroMillions, Thunderball, Millionaire Maker, and Millionaire raffle prizes between 30th April 2020 and April 30th 2021?

I understand that unclaimed prizes are registered as such after 180 days, so the details of any unclaimed prizes you provide should date from the 1st November, 2020 to 1st November 2021.

Response

Dear Sir

Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In your email you have requested a comprehensive list of all unclaimed (over £50,000) Lotto, EuroMillions, Thunderball, Millionaire Maker, and Millionaire raffle prizes between 30th April 2020 and 30th April 2021.

The attached spreadsheet contains data for unclaimed prizes from 30th April 2020 and 30th April 2021, and therefore for draw dates from 1st November 2019 to 1st November 2020.

Review of the decision

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your Freedom of Information request you are entitled to an internal review of our decision. You should write to FOI Team, Gambling Commission, 4th floor, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP or by reply to this email.

Please note, internal review requests should be made within 40 working days of the initial response. Requests made outside this timeframe will not be processed.

If you are not content with the outcome of our review, you may then apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have already exhausted the review procedure provided by the Gambling Commission.

The ICO can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office (opens in a new tab), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Information Management Team
Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham B2 4BP

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