Play our lottery


Play our lottery – you could win up to £5,000!

Playing the Wigan & Leigh Hospice Lottery for as little as £2 per week is a great way of helping people with progressive, incurable illnesses in your community. Many people look at their subscription as a way of making a regular donation - with the added bonus that you might win one of 40 guaranteed weekly prizes.


*Please note that any payments made after 20th March 2024 will be at our new price of £2 per lottery line, per week.*

Our lottery costs £2 per week or double your chances with two numbers.

You'll be given a unique number which is yours to keep, and every Friday 40 winning numbers will be drawn electronically.

If your number is drawn you could win up to £5,000.

There's no need to claim or check the results as we'll send you a cheque in the post. However, the winning numbers will be published weekly on our website. 

There are 40 prizes to be won every week, with a guaranteed top weekly prize of £1,000!

Plus, if not claimed, the top prize will rollover up to five times, giving players the chance to win £5,000!

Plus additional prizes of £250, £100, £50 as well as five prizes of £25 and 30 prizes of £10. 

Since it's launch in 1993, our lottery has contributed millions of pounds to the running of the hospice and 36,800 people have been lucky enough to win prizes. 

By joining you can help to ensure that hospice services are here now and for future generations.

Important Information

If you play our weekly lottery and have moved house recently, please make sure you update us with your current address by contacting us on 01942 525 566 or at in case you are one of our lucky winners.

To cancel your lottery subscription, please email or call us on 01942 525 566.

The Gambling Commission

The Wigan & Leigh Hospice lottery is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 5202.

Wigan & Leigh Hospice is a registered charity, number 513400.

Responsible persons

Lindsey Butler, Fundraising Manager (Lead)

Jo Carby, Chief Executive 

Paul Carroll, Trustee

Age of players

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


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.

The likelihood of winning a prize

All entrants in the draw have an equal chance of winning a prize. There are 40 guaranteed prizes available each week.

How prizes are allocated

Prizes are allocated using an independent random number generator.

If you believe you may have a problem with gambling, you can complete a Self Exclusion Form. Please submit this form to the Hospice lottery office so we can remove you from the weekly lottery draw. Players who choose to self-exclude will not be able to re-join the lottery for a minimum of six months and will be removed from all gambling related marketing.

To self-exclude, please fill in the form and return it to: Lottery Office, Wigan & Leigh Hospice, Kildare Street, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3HZ, or email your completed form to:

To see our terms and conditions for the weekly draw and our bumper draws, please see Wigan & Leigh Hospice Lottery Terms and Conditions.

In March 2021 we updated terms and conditions to ensure they continue to meet current Gambling Commission requirements.

In case of a complaint about hospice lottery activities, please contact us on 01942 525 566 or email

You may also make a complaint to:

Independent Betting Adjudication Service

PO Box 62639