British teens under the age of 18 will be BANNED playing scratch card and online games — the lotto life
Earlier this 12 months, the Government signalled that it could elevate the age at which Britons can purchase a £2 National Lottery price tag from the twice-weekly draw to 18.
Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Mims Davies, stated: ‘We want to be very transparent that playing begins at 18. It’s to not forestall other people from having amusing, however it is to offer protection to the ones maximum inclined other people. That’s the place the Government must step in.’
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport introduced a session on elevating the age that individuals can participate in the Lottery draw from 16 to 18.
But now Ms Davies has notified the Treasury that her place ‘is to lift the minimal age to 18 for fast win games (scratchcards and online rapid win games) and handle the 16 restrict for all draw-based games.’