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Online raffle legalites

Hi there, I'm looking to raise money for charity by running a raffle, but rather than do it at a venue id like to do it online through
Does anyone know if this is legal? Looking at the gambling commission website it looks like you need to get a remote gambling licence but none of the options seem relevant to a small personal lottery like this.
Does anyone have any experience of this?


  • By the way I'm in the UK
  • Savvy_Sue
    Savvy_Sue Posts: 46,014 Forumite
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    No, but my recommendation would be to contact the charity on whose behalf you wish to raise funds. Two reasons: they may have some experience in this area, but more importantly if you are using a charity's name to raise money, you need to get their permission.
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