The official National Lottery Web site was opened recently by former Tory minister Lord Cecil Parkinson. 'The Internet is a massive step towards the world after paper,' said Lord Parkinson at the launch, adding that getting rid of paper will save millions of trees every year.
Although the site will have an email facility for people to send in their views, there are no plans to allow lottery bets to be placed online. Future enhancements to the Web site include an interactive random number picker and an online 'scratchcard' game designed to be played for fun rather than for money.
It doesn't sound much fun to us...
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