External lottery managers
Licensed societies and local authorities may employ an
external lottery manager (ELM) to run all or part of their
lotteries. ELMs must be licensed by the Gambling Commission.
More information about working with an external lottery manager
is available in our advice
Promoting society and local authority lotteries - November 2009.
Promoting multiple society lotteries
Society lotteries and external lottery
managers (ELMs) that wish to promote individual society lotteries
under one umbrella brand must ensure those lotteries are not
combined to form one single lottery, which could be a breach of the
requirements of the Act and relevant regulations.
Promoting multiple society lotteries – August 2011 provides
advice about some of the factors we are likely to take into account
when making decisions about whether the requirements of the Act are
satisfied in a particular lottery scheme. It contains advice
supplementary to the requirements of the Act, relevant regulations
and the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice.
Offering lottery, gaming and betting products under common branding
- June 2012
provides advice to lottery promoters and others about the
principles we use in licensing and regulating operators who wish to
combine the promotion of lotteries with provision of facilities for
other types of gambling.
Page last reviewed: April 2013