National Lottery website

  Pine Man 11:47 27 Feb 2010

Can anybody log on to the National Lottery web site?

I've been getting this message for the last 4 hours.

'We're very sorry, game play is currently closed on the site. Please try again later.'

Don't they want my money?

  LinH 11:53 27 Feb 2010

Same here Pine Man, must be something amiss.


  Pine Man 11:57 27 Feb 2010

Thanks for the feedback.

Looks like I'll save a fiver today - or lose a few million:-((

  sunnystaines 12:00 27 Feb 2010

ok here [using w7 and ie8] just tried it

  Forum Editor 14:23 27 Feb 2010

now - no loading problems.

  kidsis 15:18 27 Feb 2010

I've known the site to be slow before - perhaps because of the number of people using it? Try again later.

  exdragon 17:48 27 Feb 2010

Anyone tried to open an account recently? I've been trying for several days, but when I get to the end of the registration process, I get this message:

Sorry, the authentication system is currently unavailable. Please try again later or alternatively, click 'Continue' to register by post.

I could have lost millions!

Or am I doing something really stupid?

  Pine Man 18:34 27 Feb 2010

It came on here at about 13:20hrs. Don't know what the problem was but I'm sure my ticket is a winner;-))

  morddwyd 19:51 27 Feb 2010

I'm sure you're all aware of this already, but there are time restrictions on the lottery site.

It is virtually unavailable overnight.

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