National Lottery licence bid deadline extended

The deadline for bids for the National Lottery licence has been extended until September 20th, the Department of Finance has said, according to a report.

16th September, 2013
The sale of the lottery licence could raise €600 million for the government.

The deadline for bids for the National Lottery licence has been extended until September 20th, the Department of Finance has said, according to a report.

Last week, it was reported that Camelot Group, operator of the UK National Lottery, and An Post were finalising a joint bid for the license before today’s deadline. In June, the Sunday Business Post reported the potential for the An Post to be backed by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan...

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