Is People’s Postcode 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.

Does the postcode lottery work?

People’s Postcode Lottery is a subscription lottery which helps raise money for charities. Players win prizes and good causes receive essential support. Players sign up with their postcode and pay £10 per month. They are automatically entered into every draw and winning postcodes are announced every day of the month.

Is the postcode lottery a good bet?

Although the Postcode Lottery isn’t particularly well-known for it’s contributions to good causes it actually is rather exceptional. The Postcode Lottery donates 32% of ticket sales to good causes – this is much better than the UK National Lottery (28%) and Health Lottery (20.3%).

How many houses are in a postcode?

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.

How often is the postcode lottery drawn?

Each month, we have draws which allocate prizes for every day of that month. Our £30,000 Street Prize winners are revealed every Saturday and Sunday. We usually announce the full winning postcode in our Postcode Millions draws on a Saturday too.

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Are lucky dips more likely to win?

Numbers that are chosen more often will appear on more lottery tickets – meaning a higher chance of sharing the top prize if you do win. By going with a Quick Pick or Lucky Dip option, you avoid this skew towards numbers that are in dates so could be less likely to have share your winnings.

Which UK lottery is the easiest to win?

According to lottoland.co.uk, easiest lotto to win by prize is the French Lotto. This is because entrants have a 1 in 6 chance of winning a prize.

How much can you win on the postcode lottery?

All tickets play, and a single winning ticket is selected to determine the full winning postcode. The maximum prize per ticket in the Postcode Millions is 10% of the draw proceeds, up to £500,000.

Is free postcode 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.

Do postcode lottery really knock on your door?

Each weekend, players in two lucky postcodes get a knock on their door and collect £30,000 cheques from our celebrity Street Prize presenters. Meanwhile, every month all players in a postcode sector pick up life-changing cheques at our £3 Million Postcode Millions parties.

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