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Age UK Society Lotteries

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Promoter: Age UK, (charity no. 1128267) 7th Floor, One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB, registered charity in England and Wales, Is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission (www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk) under account number 24446 a society lottery which raises funds to support Age UK’s work for older people.

Responsible person: Paul Farmer, Floor 7, One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB. the rules for each game can be found at: ageuk.org.uk/lottery/weekly-lottery-rules/

To request a copy of the rules by post email lottery@ageuk.org.uk or call 0800 849 8198 (Monday-Friday 9am- 5pm, excluding Bank Holidays).

For the first part of 2022 Age UK operated its Society Lottery Draws in monthly rotation against three specific areas of Age UK’s work these were:

Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC (Registered Company No.11335248, Account no: 52373), provides funding for information, advice and related services provided by Age UK and local Age UKs for older people in the UK.

Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC (Registered Company No.11335613, Account No: 52413), provides funding for a range of services that Age UK delivers throughout its local network of Age UK Charities.

Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC (Registered Company No.11372685, Account No. 52417) provides funding for research activities that advance education in relation to issues affecting older people in the UK.

The % of proceeds raised and declared as profit from each of these society lotteries promoted in 2022 by each of the three subsidiaries and the likelihood of winning a prize, can be found below.

Lottery Schemes

All three subsidiaries promoted society lottery draws in two separately branded, society lottery schemes:

  • Age UK Weekly Lottery; and
  • Age UK Tuesday Treat.

Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC additionally promoted a society lottery draw (held on 10 June 2022 in a separately branded, society lottery scheme, referred to as:

  • Age UK Raffle.

All proceeds from the Age UK Lottery schemes go to the relevant Promoter and all profits are donated to Age UK.

Age UK Weekly Lottery

All society lottery draws were promoted by one of the subsidiary companies.

In 2022:

  • Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC raised £1,426,865 from ticket sales, with 7% spent on prizes; 40% spent on expenses; and 53% - £762,914.66 being used to fund Age UK Local Programmes*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 178.
  • Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC raised £1,621,057 from ticket sales, with 7% spent on prizes; 42% spent on expenses; and 51% - £821,552.25 being used to fund Age UK Education and Research*; The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 180 and
  • Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC raised £723,711 from ticket sales, with 7% spent on prizes; 32% spent on expenses; and 61% - £442,573.68 being used to fund Age UK Information and Advice*; the likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 181.

Age UK Raffle

In 2022, Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC raised £470,974 from ticket sales, with 16% spent on prizes; 61% spent on expenses; and 23% - £110,691.96, being used to fund Age UK Local Programmes*.

The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 94

Age UK Tuesday Treat

All society lottery draws in 2022 were promoted by one of the subsidiary companies.

In 2022:

  • Age UK Local Programmes Lottery CIC raised £105,397 from ticket sales, with 28% spent on prizes; 11% spent on expenses; and 61% - £64,992, being used to fund Age UK Local Programmes*;

The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average 1 in 12

  • Age UK Education and Research Lottery CIC raised £92,369  from ticket sales, with 28% spent on prizes; 10% spent on expenses; and 62% - £56,809 being used to fund Age UK Education and Research*;The likelihood of winning a prize was, on average 1 in 11
  • Age UK Information and Advice Lottery CIC raised £58,539 from ticket sales, with 28% spent on prizes; 7% spent on expenses; and 65% - £38,314, being used to fund Age UK Information and Advice*; and the likelihood of winning a prize was, on average,1 in 12

*Based on Lottery Submissions made to the Gambling Commission during the 2022 calendar year (% have been rounded)

Age UK

In 2022

The Age UK Lottery raised £4,961,900 from ticket sales, with 7% spent on prizes; 52% spent on expenses; and 41% - £2,031,422.05, being used to fund Age UK *; and the likelihood of winning a prize was, on average,1 in 177

Age UK Tuesday Treat

The Age UK Tuesday Treat raised £338,811 from ticket sales, with 25% spent on prizes; 13% spent on expenses; and 62% - £238,461, being used to fund Age UK *; and the likelihood of winning a prize was, on average,1 in 13

The Age UK Raffle raised £1,104,301 from ticket sales, with 14% spent on prizes; 46% spent on expenses; and 40% - £441,704.44, being used to fund Age UK *; and the likelihood of winning a prize was, on average,1 in 126

*Based on Lottery Submissions made to the Gambling Commission during the 2022 calendar year (% have been rounded)

We're here to help

If you have any questions about the lottery, we'd be very happy to help. Call us on 0800 849 6070 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm, excluding bank holidays) or email us on lottery@ageuk.org.uk.

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Last updated: Jan 29 2024

Age UK, 7th Floor, One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB, registered charity in England and Wales (1128267), is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission (www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk) under account number 24446; a society lottery which raises funds to support Age UK’s work for older people.

The responsible person is: Paul Farmer, who can be contacted at the above address. £1 per entry. You must be 18 or over to enter. The % of proceeds raised and declared as profit from each of the society lotteries promoted in 2022 by each of the three subsidiaries and the likelihood of winning a prize, can be found on the Society Lotteries web page.

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