Bosses at firm that won new National Lottery licence received 40% pay rise

Top staff at Allwyn’s Czech-owned parent group were paid total of £10.3m for year’s work before defeating Camelot

Senior staff at the Czech-owned company that won the next 10-year licence to run the National Lottery were handed a pay rise of nearly 40% for their work in the year leading up to their defeat of the incumbent, Camelot.

Allwyn fended off three competitors for the right to operate the National Lottery, starting from 2024, after a bitter battle with Camelot, Italy’s Sisal, and the media tycoon Richard Desmond.

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