Do we need a lottery licence to run a raffle at our event?
If running a raffle where tickets are NOT sold before the event, this falls under the terms of an 'incidental non-commercial lottery'. As such, you will not require a licence or any specific permissions. However, you must adhere to the following rules:
- All tickets must be sold at the location during the event and the result made public while the event takes place.
- The promoters of the lottery cannot deduct more than £100 from the proceeds in expenses incurred, such as for the cost of printing tickets, hire of equipment, etc.
- No more than £500 can be spent on prizes (but other prizes may be donated) and the raffle cannot involve a rollover of prizes.
Last updated: 17/06/2020 14:31:25