Richard Desmond, the owner of the Daily and Sunday Express newspapers, plans to bid for the right to run the National Lottery when it comes up for renewal.
The porn supremo doesn't seem to be taking it easy in his retirement. Do these media moguls ever retire?
At the moment, he's trying to sell his Express newspaper group to Trinity Mirror the owner of the Daily Mirror which once done, would leave him with nothing left. He already sold Channel 5 to Viacom in 2014.
As the article states, he already runs a lottery, but i's loosing money, the National Lottery is all powerful and no doubt that's why he wants it.
Camelot, the group that runs the lottery, is now owned by a Canadian pension fund and had their licence recently extended to be able to keep running the lottery until 2023. Will they sell it to Desmond? It's making them a lot of money.