Lifeboat Lottery

Win up to £10,000 in the winter Lifeboat Lottery superdraw and help save lives!

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Play our quarterly Lifeboat Lottery and you could be one of our lucky winners this winter.

  • 1st prize £10,000
  • 2nd prize £2,000
  • 3rd prize £500
  • 4th prize £250
  • 5th prize £100
  • 6th prize £100
  • 7th prize £100
  • 8th prize £100
  • 9th prize £100

Every ticket you buy will go towards saving lives. It ensures RNLI lifeboat crews around the UK are ready, 24/7, whenever an emergency arises and helps our lifeguards keep thousands of beachgoers safe. It provides our lifesavers with essential training, kit and equipment – all crucial to their safety and the conditions they face. And it inspires our family of volunteers and staff who work tirelessly to raise awareness and funds, both vital to the future of our lifesaving service and our goal of reducing drowning.

In 2020 the RNLI received £2,776,544 in Lifeboat Lottery ticket sales and 82% of money raised by the Lifeboat Lottery went directly towards the RNLI contributing towards its lifesaving mission, 1% on prizes and 17% on expenses.

How to play 

Our winter lottery launches on 11 October 2021 and all entries need to be returned to us by 3 December 2021. Tickets cost £1 or £10 for a book of 10. Buy yours from 11 October 2021 by calling us on 0300 300 9920 (weekdays, 8am-6pm) or email lottery@rnli.org.uk. The draw will take place on 20 December 2021 and we will contact you if you are one of the lucky winners!

To take part, you must be aged 18 or over. Underage gambling is an offence. You must live in England (excluding the Channel Islands and Isle of Man), Scotland or Wales. You can read our full terms and conditions here. Thank you for supporting our lifesavers, and good luck!

If you feel you have a problem with gambling and would like to request that RNLI excludes you from all of its gambling related activities, including receiving gambling related marketing materials, you can simply download the Self Exclusion form (PDF - 120KB), and return to: Supporter Experience team, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ by post or email to lottery@rnli.org.uk. If you, or someone you know, needs information or help with problem gambling, please call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133 or visit begambleaware.org

R.N.L.I. (SALES) LIMITED is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 43072.

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