Play our lottery – you could win up to £1,000.

Apart from helping us to raise more funds, a lottery entry gives you the chance of winning one of 30 Guaranteed weekly prizes.

How it works 

The lottery is simple: you play for a £1 stake each week (or multiples of £1 if you wish). You're assigned a unique 5-digit number for each £1 you stake. If that number comes up - you've won! There's a top prize of £1,000 each week along with additional prizes of £250, £100, £75, £50 - and 5 prizes of £25, plus 20 prizes of £10! That's a weekly prize fund of £1,800!

There are various ways to pay for your lottery membership - standing order, debit or credit card, cheque or we have a cash collection service available. Why not  join today, it takes just a few minutes.

Around 8,000 people in the borough play our lottery - so you've more chance of winning than playing the national lottery! 


We are fortunate to enjoy tremendous support from our local businesses. If your business would like to support the Hospice by promoting our lottery at your workplace please contact Annette Unsworth on 01942 525566 or email:

How it helps the hospice

When you play our weekly lottery, we can both be winners. As a local charity, we have to raise most of the money needed to fund our services. Our lottery pays for around 600 individual days of patient care. By joining our lottery, you will enable us to do even more!

We notify you

Winners are notified by post and on our website. Wherever possible we also announce the winners in the regional newspapers throughout the borough of Wigan & Leigh.

No need to claim

Every Friday when our draw takes place winning numbers are selected at random. All prize winners cheques are posted out within a few days of the lottery draw taking place.

Licensed by the Gambling Commission

Lottery operated by Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, and Wigan WN2 3HZ. Licensed by the Gambling Commission under the gambling act 2005 (, Wigan & Leigh Hospice is a registered charity, number 513400.

Members of the lottery must be 16 years of age, or over.  It is illegal to gamble under the age of 16 years.

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The hospice promotes responsible gambling and offers individuals access to support from Gamcare if needed: 0808 8020 133 (

The Responsible Gambling Trust

The Responsible Gambling Trust is committed to minimising the level of problem gambling and gambling-related harm in Britain through effective education and prevention techniques, which stop people getting into problems with their gambling, and ensuring that those that do develop problems receive fast and effective treatment and support.

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