The Gambling Act 2005 (opens in new tab) created eight categories of permitted lotteries.
- private society lotteries
- work lotteries
- residents' lotteries
- incidental lotteries or lotteries held at events
- customer lotteries
- small society lotteries
- large society lotteries
- local authority lotteries.
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