• Membership Categories
  • Membership Categories
  • Membership Categories
  • Membership Categories
  • Membership Categories

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

 

Membership Eligibility and Categories

ELIGIBILITY

Membership of the Lotteries Council is open to:

  • any organisation operating or managing a lottery (as defined by the Gambling Act 2005 and the Licence Conditions and Codes of Practice published from time to time by the Gambling Commission), or have applied to the Gambling Commission for a licence to do so;
  • those organisations or individuals supplying goods or services to operators of such lotteries, including External Lottery Managers;
  • individuals with a long association with such lotteries.
 
 

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Lottery Operators (or individuals trading or non-trading) with a turnover of less than £100,000 per year

Fee: £50

Benefits:

  • Certificate of Membership
  • Attendee places at the annual 2-day Conference
  • Attendee places at the annual 1-day Regional Meetings free of charge
  • Access to Members only section of the website
  • Ad hoc updates on current market sector activities

 

PROVISIONAL MEMBER

Available to those organisations who are in the process of applying for a lottery licence from the Gambling Commission, but would not be able to refer to themselves as “members”

Fee: £175

Benefits:

  • Attendee places at the annual 2-day Conference
  • Attendee places at the annual 1-day Regional Meetings free of charge
  • Access to Members only section of the website
  • Ad hoc updates on current market sector activities
  • Upgrade to Gold membership when licensed and pay only the difference
 

SILVER MEMBER

Available to Local Authority Registered Lottery Operators with a turnover between £100,000 and £250,000 per year.

Fee: £180

Benefits:

All of the benefits of Associate Membership.

 

GOLD MEMBER

Available to Gambling Commission Licenced Lottery Operators with a turnover in excess of £250,000 per year or to organisations eligible for Associate or Silver membership that wish to access the enhanced benefits of Gold Membership.

Fee: £350

Benefits:

All of the benefits of Silver Membership plus:

  • Telephone or email consultation free of charge with the following Membership Support services:
    • Solicitor specialising in gambling and licensing advice
    • VAT and Taxation Specialist
    • Data Protection Adviser
  • Discounted rates for on-going assistance and support
  • Free IBAS dispute resolution service (limited to 3 uses per year)
  • Group payment to GambleAware
  • Use of various logos on your marketing materials
 

PLATINUM MEMBER

External Lottery Managers, Printers and other Service Providers

Fee: £500

Benefits:

All of the benefits of Gold Membership, plus:

  • Opportunity to raise awareness of your products and services on the website and, at the Annual Conference and Regional Meetings
  • Inclusion on recognised list of service providers on website
  • Link to and from Lotteries Council Website and your website
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