Weather Lottery moves towards online betting
Ros Snowdon Deputy City Editor THE WEATHER LOTTERY, the company that raises funds by giving people the chance to bet on the weather, has signed a deal that will allow punters to bet on the Internet. (03/10/2006 09:48:39)
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