It’s important to us that our Weekly Lottery and raffles are a fun way for you to support RNIB, but that they never have a detrimental effect.
We are committed to operating our Weekly Lottery and raffles in a socially responsible way. We want them to be fun to play, whilst raising charitable funds, but not in a way that is detrimental to the vulnerable - such as low income groups or players under the age of 16 years old. Whilst the majority of people do gamble within their means, for some, gambling can become a problem. It may help you to keep control to remember the following:
If you want to have a break from gambling you can use our self-exclusion option for our Weekly Lottery or raffles by writing to us with your name, address and supporter number(s) at:
We will then close your account(s) for a minimum period of six months, during which time it will not be possible for the account(s) to be re-opened for any reason. The Woods Group operate the lottery and raffles on our behalf as External Lottery Managers.
If you are concerned that gambling may have taken over your (or someone else's) life then the following questions may help you find out:
The more you answer 'yes' to these questions, the more likely you are to have a serious gambling problem.
If you need to talk to someone about problem gambling then contact Gamble Aware. Gamble Aware is a registered charity that provides confidential telephone support and counselling to anyone who is affected by problem gambling. You can find more information and help about problem gambling by visiting the Gamble Aware website or calling 0345 6000 133 (8am to midnight, seven days a week)
Licensed by the Gambling Commission of Great Britain under the 2005 Gambling Act. Registered charity number 226227.
105 Judd Street
If you have any questions about the RNIB raffle, please email us at [email protected] or call us on 0345 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).
If you have any questions about the RNIB Weekly Lottery please email us at [email protected] or call us on 0345 6016 936 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm). RNIB is proud to be registered with the Fundraising Regulator.