Camelot CEO says deregulation of society lotteries may not increase good cause money

Camelot CEO says deregulation of society lotteries may not increase good cause money

18 Dec 2014 | Alice Sharman
Tags: Lotteries

The chief executive of Camelot has said that reducing the regulation around society lotteries may not actually increase money for good causes, as others have suggested.


Camelot CEO says deregulation of society lotteries may not increase good cause money

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