33% of the cost of each ticket goes to the Postcode Trust promoting the draw, 40% is used for prizes and 27% is used for our lottery operating expenses.
Where does the money go from postcode lottery?
33% of the ticket price goes to charity.
Since 2005, our players have raised over £750 Million for good causes. The more players who join us, the more charities we can support, so sign up to play People’s Postcode Lottery today and help us help more deserving causes.
Is the post code lottery a con?
People’s Postcode Lottery warns the public that these communications are scams and should be ignored. We encourage anyone who has encountered a scam to report it to Action Fraud, the UK’s national fraud reporting centre.
What charities does the post code lottery support?
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is dedicated to supporting young people who have been diagnosed with or who are recovering from cancer.
Has anyone won the postcode lottery twice?
You never know when a big win is coming your way. Neighbours in Patchway were amazed when their postcode netted them £30,000 Street Prizes twice in just seven months!
What are the odds of winning the postcode lottery?
There is a draw every Saturday and Sunday for £30,000. This means for your £10 per month you get approximately 8 chances (depending how the days of the month fall) to win £30,000. As there are approximately 1,080,000 postcodes in each draw this gives us 8 in 1,080,000 chance of winning or 1 in 135,000.
How many houses are in a post code?
How many premises are in a postcode? Each postcode covers an average of about 15 properties. However, this is not a definitive number, where postcodes can hold up to 100.
Which lottery has best odds?
According to the National Lottery website, the odds of winning the jackpots are:
- Lotto jackpot: 1 in 45,057,474.
- EuroMillions jackpot: 1 in 139,838,160.
- Set For Life top prize: 1 in 15,339,390.
- Thunderball top prize: 1 in 8,060,598.
Are they actors on the postcode lottery advert?
Presenters Judie McCourt, Danyl Johnson, Jeff Brazier and Matt Johnson visit People’s Postcode Lottery winners to present them with their cheques, attend Postcode Million events and take part in People’s Postcode Lottery advertising campaigns.
What percentage of national lottery goes to charity?
We retain around just 1% of revenue in profit, while around 95% of total revenue goes back to winners and society.