Gambling-related activities can be a fun way to raise money for charity or to promote your business. But there are rules around the way you can organise and promote gambling and you need to be careful you are not breaking the law.
Before you start organising your fundraising make sure you have read our advice.
Ways to raise money for charity and stay within the law
If your draws are under £20,000 in proceeds, small society lotteries do not require a licence but must be registered with the local authority in the area where the principal office of the society is located
The law around promoting lotteries, particularly with social media
We don't regulate competitions and we can't advise you how to, but you must be careful you are not running an illegal lottery
Application process and the information you'll need to provide and the costs of applying for and maintaining your licence
Ways to promote your business and stay within the law
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