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Sportspeople

The Olympic medals presented at the London 2012 Olympics are not only valuable in terms of athlete glory, they also happen to be the most expensive Olympic medals in history.

The eight tonnes of gold, silver and copper sourced from mines in Mongolia and Utah which are now under security watch at the Tower of London represent the largest-ever haul used to make Olympic medals, according to AFP.

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Responsible Gambling

A EuroMillions lottery draw on Friday night is set to create a world record breaking 100 millionaires in the UK, with an estimated jackpot of £105 million.

Lottery ticket sales are expected to soar to around three million per hour on the day of the draw, and the lottery’s organisers have cautioned players to get in early for their chance to become a millionaire overnight, according to the UK Press Association.

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Entertainment

Are you psyched for The 2012 Summer Olympic Games? We’re guessing yes. And although the heated global competitions are still over a month away, you may already be feeling like you need to release some of that anticipation, or at least fully prepare yourself in order to watch everything in the appropriate manner.

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Entertainment

Hospitality tickets for the 2012 Olympics in London – which include food and drink as well as a seat – are set to become among the most expensive in sporting history.

According to Britain’s The Mail on Sunday newspaper, 2012 Olympics hospitality tickets for many Games events will cost £4,500 per person.

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