Terms and Conditions

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Spring 2021 Raffle Rules

General Rules

  • This Raffle is only open to residents of the UK over the age of 18 (this excludes Isle of Man, Channel Islands and BFPO addresses according to Gambling Act 2005 regulations)
  • No tickets can be sold to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 years
  • The cost of each entry is £5. Players may purchase more than one entry, and payment must be in advance
  • If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 they will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit their prize and the stake will be returned
  • All proceeds from this raffle will be used for the charitable purposes of The Gurkha Welfare Trust
  • The prize for the Spring Raffle is Tea for two at The Ritz London with Joanna Lumley. The winner and their guest must be able to abide by government guidelines at the time of the Tea, and the date is subject to delay in accordance with these guidelines. It will no longer be possible for the Tea to be taken in March 2021 as originally planned. The winner shall be kept up to date with details of the revised date. There is no cash or alternative prize. The date is subject to Joanna Lumley’s availability and COVID-19 restrictions.
  • The draw will be conducted by utilising a Random Number Generator that has been tested and approved by an independent, Gambling Commission approved, third party test house in combination with a blind draw in plain sight of staff. The results of the draw are final
  • Based upon our estimates for our first raffle we predict the average the chance of winning a prize for a single ticket is approximately 1 in x 2000
  • Based upon our estimates of the number of entries and costs in our Spring Raffle , we estimate that approx 24% will be spent on expenses, 1.6% on prizes and 74.4% will be available to the Charity to fund our work
  • Entries must be received by 28 February 2021
  • Late entries will be treated as donations
  • The draw will be held on 2 March 2021
  • The winner will be notified by post, email or telephone no later than two weeks after the draw date. Please keep your ticket number as proof of purchase
  • The winner may be asked to take part in The Gurkha Welfare Trust PR and promotional activity
  • If the prize is unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made by The Gurkha Welfare Trust to contact the winner, then The Gurkha Welfare Trust will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it thinks fit. The winner has one month after notification to claim the prize
  •  The Gurkha Welfare Trust policies for raffles can be found here. This includes our policy on responsible gambling, underage gambling, protection of customer funds and our complaints procedure
  • Due to legal reasons, all tickets sent to supporters in Northern Ireland must be purchased by the named individual and are not allowed to be sold on to family and friends or other individuals

Online entries

  • To enter the online raffle an entrant must self-certify that they are the required age to play. A confirmation email will be sent to the entrant confirming their numbers in the draw and thanking them for their participation. Random age verification checks are carried out at regular intervals. If an entrant is found to be under the required age their payment will be returned and they will not be entered into the draw
  • Entries must not be bought on behalf of somebody else
  • In order to promote responsible gambling, it is recommended that no more than 20 chances are to be purchased per person for the Raffle
  • Material changes to this raffle are not predicted to happen, but in the event that this occurs you will be notified by email 14 days in advance of any changes

General Information

The Gurkha Welfare Trust is registered with Salisbury District Council under registration number LN/000018450. Responsible person: Adam Bentham, The Gurkha Welfare Trust, PO box 2170, 22 Queen Street, Salisbury, SP2 2EX

For more information about the Charity, our raffles and other ways to donate please visit www.gwt.org.uk 

Requests for additional raffle tickets up to a maximum of 20 tickets per person or requests to be removed from future raffle mailings should be addressed to info@raffleplayer.com

If you would like more information about raffles and lotteries please go to www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

If you or a family member feel that you are experiencing problems with gambling, you can seek advice and support from GambleAware on 0808 8020 133 or via their website begambleware.org


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