Cowell supports health lottery game

London: Music mogul Simon Cowell is backing a lottery game called The Health Lottery which will raise funds for health projects across the country.

The game offers a top prize of $160,000 to entrants, while $80 million will go towards helping people across the Britain.

"I thought it was one of those great ideas that can make a real difference and to show my support I`ve bought 5,000 Health Lottery tickets.

"Raising 50 million pounds in the first year is going to help a huge amount of people and if my numbers come up I will put the money back into the charity," quoted the 51-year-old as saying.

The first prize draw is set to take place Saturday.