Camelot withdraws two £10 scratchcard games

The scratchcards will be removed from the lottery operators range to ease an issue with "problem gamblers".

Camelot scratch cards

Camelot has confirmed that it will be removing two of its £10 scratchcard games due to “problem gamblers”.

The last date to activate the Diamond 7 and £4 Million Black games will be today (27 August). 

Retailers received a letter this month notifying them of the removal, marking the last date for selling the games as 27 September and the last date to pay prizes as 25 March 2020.  

A Camelot spokesperson said: “It’s widely recognised that the inherent risk of problem-play associated with National Lottery products is very low. However, our player protection programme has shown that £10 scratchcards over-index among problem gamblers – we’ve decided to stop selling these products once stock already in shops has run out.” 

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