Charities board update
Please note, our Forum rules no longer allow the posting of links to personal fundraising or crowdfunding pages, such as JustGiving. You can read the full set of our Forum rules here.

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 rafflecreator.com.
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?
Thanks
Dan

Comments

  • By the way I'm in the UK
  • Savvy_Sue
    Savvy_Sue Posts: 46,014 Forumite
    Name Dropper First Post First Anniversary
    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.
    Signature removed for peace of mind
This discussion has been closed.
Meet your Ambassadors

Categories

  • All Categories
  • 343K Banking & Borrowing
  • 250K Reduce Debt & Boost Income
  • 449.6K Spending & Discounts
  • 235.1K Work, Benefits & Business
  • 607.8K Mortgages, Homes & Bills
  • 173K Life & Family
  • 247.8K Travel & Transport
  • 1.5M Hobbies & Leisure
  • 15.9K Discuss & Feedback
  • 15.1K Coronavirus Support Boards