Call for Competition for the 4th UK National Lottery Licence

Call for Competition for the 4th UK National Lottery Licence

The Gambling Commission is launching a process to award a licence to deliver the UK National Lottery.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Lottery operating services

2020/S 168-408296

Concession notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/23/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Gambling Commission
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG31 Birmingham
Postal code: B2 4BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Graham Jennings
E-mail: 4nlcengagement@gamblingcommission.gov.ukInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.4nlc.com

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Applications or, where applicable, tenders must be submitted electronically via: https://gamblingcommission.app.jaggaer.com
Applications or, where applicable, tenders must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Call for Competition for the 4th UK National Lottery Licence

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

92351100 Lottery operating services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The Gambling Commission is launching a process to award a licence to deliver the UK National Lottery. The current licence to operate the National Lottery expires in 2023 and we are now launching the 4th National Lottery Licence Competition to identify the operator of the next licence. We are running a competition through which potential operators (including consortia) can apply to become the Licensee for the 4th National Lottery Licence. This contract notice serves to notify the market of the launch of competition.

The figure of GBP 6 473 100 000 quoted as ‘Estimated Total Value’ below represents the ‘Net Income’ declared by the current operator under the Third Licence for the 10 years up to and including 2019. Applicants should note that the current licence operates under a very different financial structure to the proposed Fourth Licence and hence the ‘Surplus’ created under the Fourth Licence will vary by Applicant approach, solution and model proposed.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 473 100 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This concession is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30198000 Lottery machines
37524800 Lotto games
37524810 Lottery formulary
66100000 Banking and investment services
72222300 Information technology services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31 Birmingham

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

A more detailed explanation of the 4th National Lottery Licence is contained in the procurement documentation contained on the e-procurement portal.

In FY 2019/20, total sales for the UK National Lottery reached GBP 7 905 000 000, an increase of GBP 698 000 000 on the previous year. In FY 2019/20 the retail channel accounted for c70% of ticket sales at 5 447 000 000, with the digital channel (c30%) growing by 624 000 000 to 2 457 000 000. Over the 26 years the National Lottery has been in operation, this has added up to more than GBP 75 000 000 000 awarded in prizes and the creation of >5,700 millionaires.

The Gambling Commission is now undertaking the 4th National Lottery Licence Competition; if you are interested in this opportunity, please register to access the relevant information and process documentation on the e-procurement portal at this link:

https://gamblingcommission.app.jaggaer.com

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Concession is awarded on the basis of the criteria stated in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 6 473 100 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the concession

Duration in months: 120

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions, indication of information and documentation required:

Details are contained within the selection questionnaire.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved concessions
III.2)Conditions related to the concession
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Concession performance conditions:

Details contained within the invitation to apply.

 

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the concession

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for submission of applications or receipt of tenders

Date: 02/10/2020
Local time: 17:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Publication of this contract notice under Directive 2014/23/EU is intended to ensure wide publication of the opportunity and should not be taken to imply that this competition will be subject to this or any other EU procurement directive.

Further information about the 4th National Lottery Licence Competition opportunity can be found by visiting www.4NLC.com and by registering interest via the Commission’s e-procurement portal at https://gamblingcommission.app.jaggaer.com

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Gambling Commission
Postal address: Victoria Square House
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B2 4BP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: 4nlcengagement@gamblingcommission.gov.ukInternet address: http://www.4nlc.com
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26/08/2020