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Together: We are one voice for everyone operating and supporting prize-led fundraising through lotteries and competitions.

A guide to the guidance!

Can’t find what you’re looking for on the Gambling Commission’s website? Try these quick links:


E-bulletin is the fortnightly newsletter published by the Commission

Advice and guidance

Running a lottery quick guide

Promoting society and local authority lotteries

Lottery proceeds

External Lottery Managers

Promoting multiple society lotteries

Offering lottery, gaming and betting products under common branding

How to meet your anti-money laundering responsibilities

Lottery products and particular appeal to children

Lottery ticket vending machines

Lottery submissions online

Regulatory returns guidance for society lotteries

Greater transparency required for customers – do they know who they're participating against?

Customer funds: segregation, disclosure to customers and reporting requirements


Current and closed consultations

Calendar of publications, consultations and events


Licence conditions and codes of practice

Non-remote lotteries sector summary

Remote lotteries sector summary


Register of licence holders – operating licences

Register of licence holders – personal licences

Personal management licence

Non-remote society lottery operating licence

Remote society lottery operating licence

Reducing gambling harms

National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms



Effect of gambling marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable adults

Young people and gambling

Other Codes of Practice

Code of Fundraising Practice

Phone-paid Services Authority

Advertising Codes: non-broadcast (especially section 17) and broadcast (especially section 18)

The Law

Gambling Act 2005

Gambling Act 2005 explanatory notes

If you know of other links that might be useful to our members, please let us know and we’ll add them.

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