Introduction to lotteries and raffles

Raffles and lotteries can be used to raise money for charities while giving people the chance to win prizes. They can offer an alternative way for people who wouldn’t normally give donations to charity to support good causes. They can also be a way to raise awareness of charities and may lead to lottery players going on to support the charity in other ways in the future. 

While raffles and lotteries are engaging and successful, they are one of the more complicated forms of fundraising as they are both counted as gambling activity and are regulated by the Gambling Commission.

The Gambling Commission also regulates charity casinos, race nights, and bingo.


sublanding Categories of lotteries
What's the difference between a lottery and a raffle, and how can you start?
sublanding Running lotteries responsibly
Extra consideration should be given to additional safeguards that may need to be in place