Big Win Weekly Lottery

What is the Big Win Weekly Lottery?

The Big Win Lottery is a licensed and regulated weekly lottery. By setting up a weekly Direct Debit you are entered into our weekly prize draw, and our quarterly Super draw. 

Licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission under the Gambling Act 2005 (

Operating License number: 034971. 

Where can I find the full terms and conditions?

How many lines can I purchase?

You can purchase as many lines as you like, however, most of our players tend to opt for 1-2 lines.

Do I get to choose my own number?

Unfortunately, no. Your numbers are posted out to you in your welcome pack. In order to ensure we have a winner every week, numbers are randomly generated by us.

How do I find out what my numbers are?

Your numbers will be posted out to you in your welcome pack. To ensure you receive these smoothly please ensure we have the correct address entered when signing up.

Can I change my numbers?

This isn’t currently possible. Sorry!

How are winners picked?

Winners are chosen at random by a Random Number Generator (RNG) that has been tested and approved by an independent, Gambling Commission approved, third-party test house.

How old do I have to be to play?

You must be over the age of 18 to play our weekly lottery.

How do I share my story of winning?

We’d love to hear about how you spent your winnings or what you think about The Big Win weekly lottery.

Please get in touch by emailing: [email protected]


How does the Superdraw work?

You can purchase tickets to enter our Superdraw for the chance to win £10,000 or an alternative prize! Once tickets have been either purchased online or via post; your numbers will be entered into a draw.

There is a closing date and draw date for every superdraw, so just keep an eye on those and it could be you winning BIG!

Make sure you look after your Superdraw ticket numbers too. If you already play the Weekly Lottery, you will automatically be entered into the Superdraw. 

Can I purchase more raffle tickets?

Yes! You can purchase more raffle tickets online or call 0330 002 0055.

Where can I find the full terms and conditions?

How do I find out if I’ve won?

Winners will be notified by post, email or telephone no later than two weeks after the draw date.

A list of winners will also be published within two weeks of the draw date. Please keep the ticket number as proof of purchase.

How are winners picked?

The draw will be made utilising a Random Number Generator (RNG) that has been tested and approved by an independent, Gambling Commission approved, third-party test house.

How do I share my story of winning?

You can contact us at [email protected] or write to us at: 

Alzheimer's Society, The Big Win Superdraw, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 2AE  

How old do I need to be to play the Superdraw?

You need to be aged 18 years and over to play the Superdraw.

I’m worried about the effects on gambling. Where can I find out more?

Alzheimer's Society is a member of The Lotteries Council and contributes to The Responsible Gambling Trust which has been set up to promote and encourage responsible gambling, by funding gambling research and education and the treatment of problem gambling, providing access to support where needed. 

If you are worried about your gambling or that of someone close to you, BeGambleAware is the UK's leading authority on the provision of support, advice and counselling to people affected by gambling problems. If you or someone you know needs help or advice call their helpline 0845 6000 133 or visit BeGambleAware

Payments and winning

How can I pay to play?

The easiest way to pay and play the Big Win weekly lottery is by setting up an ongoing Direct Debit through our online signup page. We also accept cheque payments if someone is unable to set up a Direct Debit.

How much will I pay each month?

The cost of each entry is £1. This equates to a monthly Direct Debit of £4.34 each month.

When does my Direct Debit get collected?

You can choose the date of your Direct Debit payment when you sign up, from one of the options provided.

How soon after setting up my DD can I enter the draw?

It usually takes around 7-10 working days to get set up. Once set up you will be entered into the next possible draw, which take place every Friday.

How will I receive my winnings?

Winners will receive their prizes by cheque through the post. These prizes will be automatically posted, so there is nothing for you to do but sit back and watch the post. We will also notify winners via phone or letter.

How many winners are there every week?

There are 224 weekly winners for the Big Win weekly lottery. With the prizes split in the following amounts: 1x £1,000, 1x £100, 2x £50, 5x £20, 25 x £10 and 190 x £5.

Will there ever be more than one for the top prize?

No. Each person that signs up is assigned a different set of numbers to make sure no prize is split, and always won in full.

How do I know if I’m a winner?

We’ll get in touch if you’ve won, so you don’t have to do anything. If you do want to check the winners for each week, they can be found on our website. These are updated weekly once the draw is made.

Can I Gift Aid my lottery payments?

It isn’t possible to Gift Aid lottery or Super Draw payments.

How do I lodge a complaint or cancel my Direct Debit?

Any complaints or requests can be made to our Lottery team via phone. The lottery helpline is 01524 753238. You can also cancel your Direct Debit direct through your bank to ensure no further payments are taken.

View our full complaints procedure.

How are funds used?

How does the money raised from the Big Win Weekly Lottery and Superdraw help fund the work of Alzheimer’s Society?

All proceeds raised from the Big Win weekly lottery and Super Draw go towards Alzheimer’s Society work supporting people affected by dementia, paying prize winners and investing to grow our lottery programme. You can find more information on what vital work you’re helping to fund on our website

Where does the money for prizes come from?

Prize money represents just a small share of the total income from the Big Win lottery. The rest of the money goes towards funding Alzheimer’s Society good causes and increasing our lottery programme.