Everyone – event attendees and organisers – loves a good raffle, right? It’s cheap and easy fun for all the family, with none of the risk of the blackjack table. Unfortunately, there are rules in the United Kingdom which govern how such raffles can be run and operated. The effect of the Gambling Act 2005, which replaced the old and outdated statutory framework under the Lotteries and Amusements Act 1976, is that under certain circumstances a raffle could be considered ...

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