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The best way of doing this is to sell raffle tickets.
This is because then they are actually getting something for the entry fee.
The raffle ticket books are quite cheap.
For 1000 tickets its £3,99
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
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For 1000 tickets its £3.99
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I know I can sell raffle tickets if I want to, what I need to know is if it is legal for people to put signed bank notes into the raffle draw and then we draw the notes
Is it legal - no
It is illegal to deface bank notes
So sadly no, it is not legal.
How do I print your answer ineed to show it to our committee
Once you rate the format changes. This allows you to copy and paste it into word.
Can I clarify anything else?
What about selling envelopes with prizes inside or alternatively asking people to put their business cards for say £10 into raffle
You can't sell envelopes, because it is a raffle.
What about the business card idea
But then its not a raffle.
It is a sweepstake, which is legal.
So if we did this can we do this without a licence if it.s a private event,
What is the difference in a sweepstake and a raffle
Raffle you sell tickets for prizes
Sweep stake you take £2 per entry and winner takes all the £2's/