Play our weekly lottery

Support Sheffield’s NHS by playing our weekly lottery from just £1 a ticket to be in a with a chance of winning up to £1,000 every Friday. Plus, you will be entered into our quarterly superdraw for a chance to win a huge £5,000.

Not only could you be in with a chance of winning one of seven weekly cash prizes, but every single entry will help us to fund support for patients and staff, life-changing research and more, so that we can enhance care from birth to the end of life and everything in between.

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This weeks winning numbers

Draw Date: Friday 12th Jul 2024

See historical results

Ticket
8 0 0 2 3 1
First prize: £1000
Ticket
9 0 9 9 6 7
Second prize: £250
Ticket
093819
Prize
£50
Ticket
120966
Prize
£50
Ticket
193154
Prize
£50
Ticket
449288
Prize
£50
Ticket
565629
Prize
£50

How does it work?

  1. Choose your number of entries and fill in your Direct Debit payment details

  2. We’ll send your unique lottery numbers and welcome information via email

  3. Every Friday the numbers will be drawn. If you’re a lucky winner we’ll let you know and send your prize money directly via BACs

Good luck!

What are my odds of winning?

Each ticket entitles a player to one entry in the weekly draw.

On average, the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 12,705

*The odds of winning a prize change depending on the number of players tickets in the draw each week.

**Odds last calculated 31 March 2023.

"I’m so grateful to have won £1,000, but I’m even more grateful to the NHS team who saved my mum’s life"

Guaranteed weekly prizes

Top Prize
£1000
Second prize
£250
Five prizes of
£50

Plus, a chance of winning £5,000 in our seasonal superdraw!

Our weekly draw takes place every Friday and all our winners will be notified directly.

How are the proceeds used?

12% of proceeds are distributed as cash prizes

15% of proceeds cover the costs of running the lottery.
73% of the proceeds are given in grants to our hospitals, so that patients across Sheffield get the healthcare they deserve.

Proceeds

Sheffield Hospitals Charity is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

Licensee name: Sheffield Hospitals Charity

Responsible Persons: Beth Crackles, CEO and Timothy Hobson, Finance Manager.

Account number: 48646

www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/public-register/business/detail/48646

ELM: The Fundraising Foundry - Account number: 57455

www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/public-register/business/detail/57455

Players must be 18 or over. Please gamble responsibly, visit www.begambleaware.org

The lottery proceeds support the Sheffield Hospitals Charity General Fund. The charity operates a Grant Investment Panel to review and assess applications against its charitable objectives and award grants. Details of the Charity’s grant process can be found here.

SHC Lottery Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Who can play the lottery?

To enter our weekly lottery you must be aged 18 or over and live in Great Britain. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.

How does the lottery work?

Simply enter by completing our sign-up form. Each entry into the lottery costs £1 per week (£4.34 monthly Direct Debit per entry) and you can play up to two entries per week for the chance to win one of our amazing cash prizes.

What are my odds of winning?

Each ticket entitles a player to 1 entry in the weekly draw. On average, the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 12,705.

*The odds of winning a prize change depending on the number of players tickets in the draw each week.

**Odds last calculated 31 March 2023.

How are the proceeds used?

12% of proceeds are distributed as cash prizes

15% of proceeds cover the costs of running the lottery

73% of the proceeds are given in grants to our hospitals, so that patients across Sheffield get the healthcare they deserve.

The proportion of proceeds spent on each of these areas fluctuates depending on the number of tickets in each draw.

My circumstances have changed – how do I cancel?

If you no longer wish to play the lottery, you can cancel the Direct Debit at any time by simply contacting your bank or building society. Written confirmation may also be required. Please also notify us at charity@shct.nhs.uk or call our lottery team on 0114 226 7351.

Lottery rules

These Rules, together with any specific terms or conditions explained or notified by the Society as relevant to this lottery (whether displayed in promotional materials for this lottery or otherwise) apply to your participation in the Lottery.

By entering the Lottery, you agree to these Rules, the Privacy Policy and, where applicable, the Social Responsibility Guidelines and Acceptable use policy. Each entrant should retain a copy of these Rules for their reference. If you do not agree to comply with these Rules, Policies or Procedures please do not enter the Lottery.

Introduction

The Lottery is promoted by Sheffield Hospitals Charity - UK Registered Charity Number 1169762. Sheffield Hospitals Charity is licensed by the Gambling Commission to promote and operate the Lottery in accordance with the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 with Gambling Commission account number: 48646. Responsible persons: Beth Crackles, CEO and Timothy Hobson, Finance Manager Sheffield Hospitals Charity.

The Society reserves the right to suspend, cancel or amend the Lottery or these Rules at any time without prior notice. Any such changes will be posted on the (https://www.sheffieldhospitalscharity.org.uk) website before they take effect.

The Sheffield Hospitals Charity lottery is operated by The Fundraising Foundry Ltd, an External Lottery Manager (ELM) licensed by the Gambling Commission, account number 57455. The Fundraising Foundry is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 12391987 and whose registered address is 157 Bedford Road, Letchworth Garden City, UK, SG6 4DY.

The Lottery is a weekly lottery. The guaranteed weekly prizes are:

One top prize of £1,000

One prize of £250

Five prizes of £50

In addition, there will be seasonal super draw prizes with the chance of winning up to £5,000. An entry to the seasonal superdraw will be given to existing direct debit ticket holders at no additional cost if they have credit in their account to play in that week’s normal Lottery. It will be possible for people to purchase tickets for individual play via.

Eligibility

Entrants to the Lottery must be resident in Great Britain. It is not open to residents of Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man. Entrants are required to provide to the Society their name, date of birth, address and email address. To enter the Lottery you must be aged 18 (eighteen) or over. Any entrant found to be under 18 years of age at the time of entry automatically forfeits the right to any Prize and will have their stake refunded. Checks will be carried out to verify the age of participants. This may include references to credit agencies.

The eligibility of any entrant is at the sole discretion of the Society, which reserves the right to disqualify or decline to accept the entry of any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these Rules or otherwise acted fraudulently. Ineligible entrants will not be entitled to receive a Prize, and any Prize awarded to an ineligible entrant may be revoked (if not received) or must be returned (if already received).

Lottery Draw

The Draw process is based upon the results of the first six digits of a number drawn by a random number generator which is drawn every Friday. The results are published on the website (https://www.sheffieldhospitalscharity.org.uk/lottery) and are available at 17.45 GMT. The Winning Number for each weekly draw shall be the first six-digit number generated as follows:

The Winning Number shall be the first six digits (in the same order) of random number generator draw which takes place every Friday.

In order to comply with the 2005 Gambling Act only those Chances for which payment has been received are eligible for entry into the Draw.

In the event that the random number generator draw does not occur or is declared void on a single occasion then the Winning Number shall be determined in the same way but from an alternative method. Details of such an occurrence will be published on the Lottery website.

In the event that the Draw process below ceases to occur or is subject to fundamental change which prevents a Winning Number being selected then The Fundraising Foundry Limited reserves the right to select an alternative Draw process. Such an alternative Draw process would be selected on the basis that the basic principles of the Draw as described would continue and the basic principles of how winners would be selected would continue as described. Such changes will be published on the Lottery website.

The approximate winning probabilities are summarised below. The draw ensures guaranteed winners every week so the odds of winning are 1/number of entries. As at 2022-09-30 the odds of winning a prize are 1 in 14,000. The approximate probabilities will change each week depending upon the number of tickets that are entered into the draw.

Entries

The Lottery is held each week.

A six-digit Game Number will be issued to entrants by post, mail or SMS.

The six-digit Game Number is unique to each individual chance purchased.

Tickets (entries) are £1 and can be purchased by Direct Debit or individual play.

No participant may purchase more than 2 tickets in any week.

All ticket (entry) sales are final and, no refunds shall be made at any time.

Only tickets for which full payment has been received are eligible for entry.

Direct Debit payments are taken one month in advance and take a minimum of 14 days to process; you will be entered into the first available draw after the collection has been made from your bank account. You will be notified of your first draw date by email or post.

Each week tickets purchased between 24:00:00 GMT on a Thursday and 23:59:59 GMT on the following Thursday shall be included in the draw that is held on the following Friday. The Society shall decide whether or not an entry was received in time for inclusion in any lottery draw.

Lost, delayed or incomplete entries (caused by corruption of data transmission or otherwise) will not be accepted and the Society does not take responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed or not received for any reason.

All participants acknowledge that their payment of £1 per ticket to enter the Lottery does not guarantee that they will win any Prize.

Information (including personal information) submitted in an entry will, unless specifically stated otherwise, be used by the Society in accordance with the Privacy Policy. By entering the Lottery, entrants’ consent to the use of their name being supplied in accordance with additional rules below.

Defining a winner

Prize winners will be determined by whether a player’s Game Number matches some or all of the Winning Number in the draw.

Draw matches all or some of the Winning Number as described above and dependent that the entry relating to the Game Number in question complies with the Gambling Act 2005 regulation of payment already being received.

(a) If all six digits of the Game Number match the Winning Number in the same positions then this is a “6 Number Match”. e.g. if the Game Number is 123456 and the Winning Number is 123456 this is a “6 number match”.

Prizes

Prize list

(a) For the first 6 Number Match, the prize will be £1,000 to the player

(b) For second 6 Number Match, the will be prize will be £250

(c) For the third 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(d) For the fourth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(e) For the fifth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(f) For the sixth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(g) For the seventh 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

In addition, there will be seasonal super draw prizes with the chance of winning up to £5,000. When a super draw takes place, it will be awarded to the first 6 number match with the rest of the prizes adjusting accordingly:

(a) For the first 6 Number Match, the prize will be £5,000 to the player

(b) For second 6 Number Match, the will be prize will be £1,000

(c) For the third 6 Number Match, the prize will be £250

(d) For the fourth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(e) For the fifth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(f) For the sixth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(g) For the seventh 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

(h) For the eighth 6 Number Match, the prize will be £50

Each Game Number shall only be entitled to win one prize in one Draw. The prize won will relate to the order in which the winning numbers are drawn.

The results of each Draw will be published on the website (https://www.sheffieldhospitalscharity.org.uk/lottery)

The names of prize winners may be announced on the website (https://www.sheffieldhospitalscharity.org.uk/lottery)

Prize winners will be notified by email or post (using the details held by the Society or, if different, the details supplied by the entrant in his or her entry) within 28 days of the relevant draw date.

The Society reserves the right to amend the prizes at any time. Any such changes will be published on the Website, at least one month prior to a change being made.

Winners of prizes of £1,000 and under may collect their prizes in one of the following means

(a) by BACS

(b) by any other payment means that may become available to the participating Society

Prizes in excess of £1,000 shall be paid on behalf of the Participating Society to the Prize-winner by cheque or BACS.

We will make all reasonable efforts to identify and contact winners, however, if a prize winner fails (for whatever reason) to claim their Prize within 60 days of receipt of the Society’s notification, the ticket will expire and the Prize will be forfeited.

General

Gambling

Entering this Lottery is a form of gambling. Entrants are encouraged to gamble sensibly. Please read the Social Responsibility Guidelines, which can be found at (https://www.sheffieldhospitalscharity.org.uk/lottery). Our social responsibility policies cover our commitment to a fair and open draws policy and contain the procedures of how we handle players’ queries and complaints. It is our commitment to follow all guidelines for responsible gambling and best practice problem gambling procedures.

Liability

The Society cannot accept any liability (other than for death or personal injury or other liabilities that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded) for any damage, loss, costs, expenses or disappointment, whether direct or indirect, caused to or suffered by entrants in connection with this Lottery or as a result of entrants’ accepting or making use of any Prize. In particular, all entrants are solely responsible for providing and (where necessary) updating the Society with their accurate and up-to-date contact details and the Society will be in no way be liable for any failure or inability to contact any entrant due to any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the contact details that the entrant has provided.

Players closing their account

If a player cancels their payments/account then they will continue to play in the lottery/draw whilst they have sufficient balance in their account to play, unless they specifically request that the balance be returned. If a player closes their account with less than £1 remaining, the remaining balance will be transferred to the Charity. If you would like any balances under £1 to be returned to you please email: charity@shct.nhs.uk to make this request including your name, address, ticket number and contact details.

Disputes

In the event of any dispute regarding the Lottery, if the dispute cannot be resolved by the parties within 90 days, it will be referred to the Independent Betting Adjudication Service Limited, an independent third party.

Law

These Rules and any non-contractual obligations connected to them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and, failing satisfactory resolution of any dispute in accordance with Dispute handling policy, the English and Welsh courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise under or in connection with them.

Severance

If any provision of these Rules is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of those terms, which shall remain in full force and effect.