Winter Raffle 2022

Terms and Conditions

Royal British Legion Winter Raffle 2022 Rules

Social Responsibility Information

  1. All winning entries are selected by a computerised random number generator.
  2. There are 400 prizes available to win in each Poppy Raffle draw: 1 x £20,000, 1 x £5000, 1 x £1000, 2 x £500, 5 x £50, 45 x £25, 200 x £10, 145 x £5
  3. In 2021 the average odds of winning a prize were 1 in 1220.
  4. For the year of 2021, for Poppy Raffle:
    1. 4.84% of proceeds was spent on prizes
    2. 4.78 % of the proceeds was spent on expenses related to promoting and running the lottery and raffle
    3. 90% of the proceeds was applied directly to the purposes of the society (the charitable cause).
    4. The total proceeds of all tickets sold was £1,953,150

Poppy Raffle Terms & Conditions

The Royal British Legion Licence details:
Licenced by The Gambling Commission www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk Non-remote licence no:000- 004294-N-102943. Remote licence no: 000-004294-R-104539 Charity No:219279
Promoter: The Royal British Legion, 199 Borough High Street, London SE1 1AA Responsible Person: Holly Seabrook, Head of Supporter Development and Engagement
Charity: The Royal British Legion

  1. Participation in Poppy Raffles costs £1 per entry.
  2. Proceeds from raffles support The Royal British Legion.
  3. In order to promote responsible gambling, a maximum of 20 raffle entries may be bought by a new raffle player (44 tickets for previous players). Any requests to purchase entries above these limits maybe considered at the discretion of the Promoter. Please telephone 0333 011 4500 or email supporter-care@britishlegion.org.uk and provide us with your telephone number so that we can contact you.
  4. Entrants must provide accurate entry information, including name, personal address and inform the Promoter of any changes to these details as soon as they arise.
  5. Residents of England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain) are permitted to enter. Those residing outside Great Britain, in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and overseas, are not permitted to enter. In Northern Ireland, entries can be bought by invitation only from The Royal British Legion and cannot be sold on. Online entry is open to residents of Great Britain only.
  6. Entrants must be aged 18 or over. It is an offence for raffle tickets or entries to be sold to, or by a person under 18 years of age. Players may be subject to an external age verification check. If your details don’t pass this check, you will be contacted by The Royal British Legion by either phone or email to verify your infor- mation. Any person found to be under 18 years of age automatically forfeits the right to any prize and will have any monies paid in relation to the lottery
  7. The Promoter reserves the right to use the data provided by entrants to verify against publicly available data sources that they are over the age of 18.
  8. Select employees of the Royal British Legion and those employed by their External Lottery Managers are not permitted to enter.
  9. Ticket payments can be made by postal cheque, postal order or by Mastercard or Visa. CAF cheques or vouchers may not be used to purchase tickets.
  10. Raffle entries must be purchased by the published closing date. Late entries will be transferred to the next raffle.
  11. The draw will take place on the published draw date. Winning entries will be randomly drawn in the presence of at least 2 witnesses.
  12. There are four draws available during the year. The Winter draw will be held on 3rd February 2023. The next two draws after are on 14th April 2023 (New Year Draw) and 7th June 2023 (Spring Draw). The prizes are £20,000, £5,000, £1,000, 2 x £500, 5 x £50, 45 x £25, 200 x £10, 145 x £5.
  13. First prize is £20,000 cash or a KIA Rio car. Second prize is £5,000 cash or a trip to Lapland. The trip to Lapland covers a 3-night Lapland holiday booked through Canterbury Travel for 2 adults and 2 children between 23rd November 2023 and 13th December 2023. Third prize is £1,000 cash or a new winter wardrobe. Winter wardrobe prize will be offered as a £1,000 gift voucher for John Lewis. The winners of the first, second and third prizes will be notified by phone where a phone number has been provided on the entry form. All other winners will be contacted by post. All cash prizes will be issued by cheque and will be sent via post to the winners within 28 days of the draw date. All first prizes, other than cash, will be issued to the winner at a time subject to arrangement by both parties. Where there is a phone number, we will make these delivery arrangements by phone. Where there is no phone number, we will make initial contact by post to request a phone number to use solely to make the necessary subsequent arrangements to deliver the prize
  14. Entries from subscribers are automatically included in the four draws providing payments have been successfully received. There are four draws available during the year. The next two draws are on 14th April 2023 (New Year Draw) and 7th June 2023 (Spring Draw). The prizes are £20,000, £5,000, £1,000, 2 x £500, 5 x £50, 45 x £25, 200 x £10, 145 x £5.
  15. The only prize alternatives are those stated by the Promoter. No interest is payable on prizes and the Promoter is not responsible for any delay in bank payments. The selection of cash prize alternatives will be at the final discretion of the Promoter.
  16. A list of the winner's names, post towns and winning numbers will be posted on our website: www.britishlegion.org.uk/raffle. To request a winner's list by post, please send a stamped, self- addressed envelope to "Winners List", Poppy Raffle, PO Box 975, Aylesford, Kent ME29 7XG.
  17. Entrants agree to the Legion’s use of the information they provide in accordance with the current data protection regulations.
  18. Entrants accept that they may be required to have their photograph taken should they win a prize for possible inclusion on our website and in lottery marketing materials.
  19. No liability is accepted for the loss, theft or delayed receipt of any communication sent by post.
  20. Raffle ticket payments received in advance of a draw can be identified within the charity's bank account as such, so that should a draw be cancelled, entrants may be refunded.
  21. The Promoter's decisions made according to the rules shall, once made be final and binding.
  22. If you have an enquiry or a complaint about our raffles, please call 0333 011 4500 or email supporter-care@britishlegion.org.uk. Our Complaints and Disputes Procedure is available on our website or can be provided by post on request.
     

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Poppy Raffle Subscription Terms & Conditions

The Royal British Legion Licence details:
Licenced by the Gambling Commission: www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk Non-remote licence no: 000-004294-N-102943
Remote licence no: 000-004294-R-104539
Charity No: 219279
Promoter: Royal British Legion, 199 Borough High St, London, SE1 1AA
Responsible Person: Holly Seabrook, Head of Supporter Development and Engagement.
Charity: Royal British Legion

  1. Purchase of entries to the Royal British Legion's Raffles must be from the Promoter, in accordance with the terms under which it promotes its lotteries.
  2. Entries will not be sold to or by any person in a street, unless sold from a kiosk or on the doorstep.
  3. Underage gambling is an offence and legally players must be aged 16 or over to enter lotteries or raffles. It is illegal for tickets to be sold to, or by, any person under 16 years of age, however the rules of this raffle require entrants to be over the age of 18. Any entrants found to be underage will forfeit the right to any prize and will have any monies paid in relation to the raffles returned to them.
  4. The Promoter reserves the right to use the data provided by entrants to verify against publicly available data sources that they are over the age of 18.
  5. Entrants must provide accurate entry information, including name, personal address and inform the Promoter of any changes to these details as soon as they arise.
  6. Residents of England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain) are permitted to enter. Those residing outside Great Britain, in Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and overseas, are not permitted to enter.
  7. Select employees of the Royal British Legion and those employed by their External Lottery Manager are not permitted to enter.
  8. Entrants agree to the Promoter's use of the information they provide in accordance with the current data protection regulations.
  9. The cost of each entry is £1. More than one entry may be purchased and payment must be made in advance of the draw date by one of the methods permitted, subject to the controls stated below.
  10. The Royal British Legion is committed to operating a socially responsible lottery and as such will need to verify with customers purchases of more than 50 entries at £50.00 per quarterly draw.
  11. Subscriptions can be made by continuous debit card authority using Mastercard or Visa.
  12. Subscription entries can be purchased online at https://www.britishlegion.org.uk or over the phone by calling the Raffles Helpline on 01628 822 223 or by returning an application form to: Raffle Subscriptions, the Royal British Legion, PO Box 1127, Maidenhead SL6 3LN.
  13. The subscription is for 4 draws that the Promoter operates per year. The draws take place on a Friday (or on the next working day if this falls on a public holiday) in February, April, July and September. The dates of the draws each year will be confirmed in writing to participants and a payment schedule will be provided to entrants when they first subscribe. The draw will be conducted by computer operated random number generator.
  14. Entries from subscribers are automatically included in the 4 draws providing that payments have been successfully received. There are four draws available during the year. The next 2 draws are 14th April 2023 (New Year Draw) and 7th June 2023 (Spring Draw). The prizes are £20,000, £5,000, £1,000, 2 x £500, 5 x £50, 45 x £25, 200 x £10, 145 x £5.
  15. There are no alternatives to the prizes unless the Promoter states otherwise.
  16. Prize cheques are sent within 28 working days of a draw to the name and address of the registered owners of all the winning entries.
  17. Any prize cheques not banked by the recipient within 6 months of the date of issue will be cancelled and the value retained by the charity as a donation.
  18. No interest is payable on prizes and the Promoter is not responsible for any delay in bank payments.
  19. From time to time the volume and/or value of prizes may increase.
  20. No liability is accepted for loss, damage or disappointment in relation to non-cash prizes. Non-cash prizes may also vary slightly from the image/description shown.
  21. A list of the winning prize numbers with names and town/county of residence for the top 5 prizes is published on the Royal British Legion's website www.britishlegion.org.uk. A Winners list may be requested by post, by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Raffle Subscriptions, the Royal British Legion, PO Box 1127, Maidenhead SL6 3LN or by emailing raffenquiries@britishlegion.org.uk.
  22. Entrants accept that they may be required to have their photograph taken should they win a prize for possible inclusion on our website and in marketing materials.
  23. No liability is accepted for the loss, theft or delayed receipt of any communication sent by post. 
  24. The Promoter may (without giving any reason or notice) decline to accept an application, cancel an existing subscription, or terminate or suspend the raffle subscriptions scheme. Providing entrants have complied with the terms and conditions of the Draw, such cancellation will not affect their prior purchase of entries nor their rights as a holder of such entries.
  25. Raffle subscription payments will be held in a specific bank account and advance payments for future draws identified so that should the draw be cancelled, entrants may be refunded payments for those future draws.
  26. The Promoter's decisions made according to the Rules shall, once made, be final and binding. 
  27. If you have an enquiry or a complaint about the Royal British Legion's Raffles, please call the Raffle Helpline on 0333 011 4500 or email raffenquiries@britishlegion.org.uk. A Complaints and Disputes Procedure is available on the Legion's website or can be provided by post on request.