How our Lottery Works

How our lottery works

Who can play?

If you are 18 years of age or over and you live in the UK, you can join our lottery.

How much does it cost?

Each lottery entry costs £1 per week. You will be given your own unique number for the weekly draw. The number remains yours for as long as you continue to play.

What could I win?

1st prize: £1000, 2nd prize: £200, 3rd prize: £100,

4th prize: £50, 5th prize: £50, 6th prize: £50, 7th prize: £50

How can I join?

  • By telephone – please call our lottery office on 01236 772028 to request a lottery form
  • Online – You can sign up here.
  • In person – complete a lottery form at the Hospice reception desk or at any of our shops or by speaking to one of our lottery canvassers.

How can I pay to play?

You can pay by:

  • Direct Debit
  • Send a cheque on a quarterly, half-yearly or annual basis to our lottery office within the Hospice
  • Cash – There is a donation box in the Hospice Reception. Please post Lottery monies in an envelope with your name, address and contact number so we can identify you on our Lottery system when adding payment. You can also pay in any of our shops.
  • Debit Card – can be paid over the phone by speaking to our Lottery office on 01236 772028
  • By payroll – by having deductions taken off through payroll. Please contact our lottery office on 01236 772028 to ask for a Lottery Payroll letter.

Can I have more than one lottery number?

There is a maximum of two entries per week.

How do I know if I have won?

The lottery draw takes place every Friday and your number(s) will be entered each week as long as you have at least £1 in credit on your account. We publish the latest winners on our lottery results webpage, on our Facebook and Twitter pages and in all local newspapers.

You never need to claim your prize, you will be notified by telephone by the Hospice Lottery Administrator. We automatically post winners’ prize cheques to their home address.

Please remember to notify us if your personal details change. Contact us online or by phone on 01236 772028.

The draw is run by an independent Computer Bureau on our behalf.

The Lottery is registered with The Gambling Commission for Great Britain,, under the Gambling Act 2005.

Click here for full Terms & Conditions


St Andrews Hospice is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 5139

In 2022, £1,115,624 was raised from ticket sales in our weekly lottery, with 7.0% being spent on prizes, 16.3% spent on expenses and 76.7% used to provide care for people with life limiting illness across Lanarkshire – this translated to a fantastic £855,816.22! (based on the lottery submissions made by St Andrews Hospice to the Gambling Commission, during the 2022 calendar year)

In 2022, the likelihood of winning a prize was, on average, 1 in 3,065 in our regular weekly lotteries

The weekly lottery is promoted by St Andrews Hospice, Henderson Street, Airdrie, ML6 6DJ. Responsible Person: John Brady, Head of Fundraising. Registered Charity No. SC010159

£1 per entry. All proceeds to St Andrews Hospice. Must be aged 18 or over to play. Underage gambling is an offence. Full terms and conditions can be found by clicking here.