Terms and Conditions

Sands Spring Raffle 2024 Rules

General Rules

  • This Raffle is only open to residents of Great Britain over the age of 18 (this excludes Northern Ireland, 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 £1. 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 Sands
  • The prizes for the Raffle are 1st Prize £4,000, 2nd Prize £750, 3rd Prize £250, 10 x Runners-up £25 M&S Voucher. There are no alternatives to any prize
  • 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 expected sales in our first raffle the estimated chances of winning are 1 in 1,154
  • Based upon our expected sales in our first raffle we estimate that of the monies recieved in ticket sales, 22% will go on expenses, 35% on prizes and a fantastic 44% will come back to Sands to fund our work
  • Entries must be received by 29 April 2024
  • Late entries will be treated as donations
  • The draw will be held on 1 May 2024
  • Winners 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
  • A list of winners will also be published on the website within two weeks of the draw date. These will only be in summary, for example Ms Smith from Berkshire
  • Winners may be asked to take part in Sands PR and promotional activity
  • If a prize is unclaimed after reasonable efforts have been made by Sands to contact the winner, then Sands will be entitled to dispose of the prize as it thinks fit. The winner has one month after notification to claim the prize
  • The Sands policies for raffles can be found here. This includes our policy on responsible gambling, underage gambling, protection of customer funds and our complaints procedure

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 100 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

Charity registration number 299679. Company Limited by Guarantee Number 2212082. Scottish Charity Registration Number SC042789. We also operate in Northern Ireland. Registered address: Sands, 10-18 Union Street, London, SE1 1SZ. Sands is registered with Southwark Council, Registration No: R401. Responsible person: 

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

General enquiries regarding the raffle can 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