One in a Million Ball Raffle prize
The 2019 star raffle prize is a specially commissioned diamond pendant necklace valued at £2,700, courtesy of PR Jones Jewellers of Macclesfield. It will be available to see at the event. Tickets can be purchased either before or on the event night at a cost of £10 each. The draw will take place at the end of the evening.
Star Raffle Ts & Cs
We unfortunately live in an age where just about anything comes with terms and conditions attached. Sorry to bore you with these, but they are necessary. Take deep breath and here goes:
- These terms and conditions are the lottery rules by which the raffle is operated. By entering the raffle, entrants agree to be bound by these rules
- This raffle is being promoted on behalf of Epilepsy Action.
- The term ‘Epilepsy Action’ refers to the charity and anyone administering a raffle on the charity’s behalf.
- Monies raised from this raffle will support the general work of Epilepsy Action.
- Epilepsy Action is the working name of British Epilepsy Association. Registered as a charity in England (No. 234343).
- Promoter: Mr P Lee, British Epilepsy Association, New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY. Epilepsy Action is the working name of the British Epilepsy Association.
- For the purpose of the Gambling Act 2005, this raffle is defined as a ‘society lottery’.
- Registered with the Gambling Commission under the Gambling Act 2005 gamblingcomission.gov.uk:
- Operating licence: 000-005195-N-307583-004
- Remote operating licence: 000-005195-A-315574-003
- The price of one ticket is £10, to be paid in pounds sterling only.
- Entry into this raffle can be made online at oneinamillionball.co.uk by debit or credit card, by purchasing a ticket from the Rankin family in advance of the event or at the ball. Online entries will be notified by email of their ticket numbers.
- Epilepsy Action staff, family members of Epilepsy Action staff and anyone involved in the administration of the raffle draw may not buy tickets for or claim a prize from any raffle promoted on by or on behalf of Epilepsy Action.
- In line with Epilepsy Action’s social responsibility, entrants agree to be contacted by the raffle administrator to enquire about the purchase of large numbers of tickets.
- Epilepsy Action cannot accept responsibility for raffle tickets which are lost, damaged or illegible.
- Epilepsy Action cannot accept responsibility for being unable to identify the prize-winner, for any technical failure or for any event which may cause the competition to be disrupted or corrupted.
- Tickets may not be sold to or by any person under 16 years old. Prizes may not be claimed by any person under 16 years of old. Proof of age will be required for any potential entrant suspected of being underage.
- In line with our social responsibility, entrants agree to be contacted by the raffle administrator to check the entrant’s age.
- If a ticket is sold unknowingly to, or purchased on behalf of, a person under the age of 16, that entry will be exempt from the raffle. Any prize must be forfeited and the original stake returned.
- Refunds will only be provided if it comes to the attention of Epilepsy Action that a ticket has been sold to anyone under 16 years of age, considered vulnerable or who has previously signed a self-exclusion with Epilepsy Action on the grounds of problem gambling.
- Tickets should not be sold on the street or door-to-door.
- Raffle entry is open to anyone who fulfils the raffle terms and conditions. Tickets may be sold in person only to residents of England, Scotland and Wales. People in Northern Ireland are not allowed to sell tickets to anyone else.
- Only tickets for which full payment has been received can be entered into the draw and therefore be eligible to win a prize.
- All entrants must be registered by full name and address.
- All entrants are solely responsible for providing Epilepsy Action with their accurate and up-to-date contact details. Epilepsy Action cannot be held liable for inability to contact entrants if this is due to any entrant providing incomplete or inaccurate contact details.
- In the event that an entrant changes their contact details, they will be solely responsible for advising Epilepsy Action of the change.
- Prizes will be allocated in order of the tickets being drawn, beginning with the 1st prize.
- Tickets will be drawn, at random, at the One in a Million Ball on Saturday 1 June 2019. People or staff members not directly involved in the raffle draw will be asked to draw the winning tickets and witnesses to sign a witness declaration, which will be retained by Epilepsy Action.
- Winning ticket holders will be contacted by phone in the first instance. Following confirmation of the ticket holder’s address and their eligibility to play, Epilepsy Action will send a cheque made payable in the name of the entrant of the winning ticket by registered post.
- By accepting a prize, the winner agrees that Epilepsy Action can use the winner’s name in its publications. The winning ticket number, first initial and surname only will be displayed on the One in a Million ball website.
- Epilepsy Action will try to contact winners at least three times by phone, and three times by email or letter. If we are unable to contact the winner and the prize remains unclaimed for six months following the draw, the prize will be put back into use by Epilepsy Action for its charitable purposes.
- Feedback or complaints should be directed to epilepsy.org.uk/complaints or call our nominated complaints officer James Wainwright on 0113 210 8827. Any complaints that cannot be resolved internally will be referred to the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS – ibas-uk.com)
- Epilepsy Action encourages people to gamble responsibly and seek help if gambling becomes a problem. If you feel you have a problem with gambling, visit gambleaware.co.uk or call the GamCare National Helpline free on 0808 8020 133.
- If you have a gambling problem, as defined in the Gambling Action 2005, and want to be removed from Epilepsy Action’s prize-led fundraising (self-exclude), please let us know. Phone 0113 210 8822 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for a Self-Exclusion form. Supporters taking this step will be excluded from any prize-led fundraising activity for a minimum of 6 months from the date of their exclusion request and until Epilepsy Action receives a signed agreement to re-enter.
- Epilepsy Action reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of these rules.