logos 09People's Postcode Lottery (PPL) launched as a pilot in the North of England in 2005. It then launched in Scotland in 2008, before rolling out across Great Britain in 2010. Players of People’s Postcode Lottery support a variety of local, national and international charities. To date, players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised over £246.2 million for charities, with a minimum of 31% going to good causes.

Postcode Lottery format

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The postcode is the basis of the lottery number. A lottery ticket costs £ 10,- per ticket per month.

With 10 draws a month there are prizes to be won every single day of the week with People’s Postcode Lottery. As well as two Street Prizes each week, players also have the chance to win a share of £3 million each month in Postcode Millions.

Each subscription costs £10 and there are guaranteed winners every single day. We have thousands of winners every week. A minimum of 31% of the subscription price goes to good causes. Our players have raised more than £246.2 Million for charities.


People’s Postcode Lottery exists to raise funds for, and increase awareness of, charities and good causes across Great Britain and Internationally. People's Postcode Lottery manages multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities. Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have raised over £246.2 million for charities and good causes. Read more about the charities supported by our players.


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Fiona Phillips

TV presenter and journalist

“I am so proud to be a part of the Lottery team. As the world’s third largest private charitable donor, People’s Postcode Lottery is making a real difference to communities across Great Britain, and internationally, and that’s down to the fantastic players, the incredible network of supported charities and the hard work of the team behind the Lottery.”

Judie McCourt
Judie McCourt
TV presenter

“I have been presenting lucky players with their winning cheques since the Lottery launched more than 10 years ago. With charities at the heart of all that we do, I spend a lot of my time learning about and visiting the good causes our wonderful players support.”

Danyl Johnson
Danyl Johnson


“I love surprising our lucky winners with their cheques and it’s so exciting to hear how our players will spend their winnings. Our players regularly tell me they sign up so that they can support good causes. Everyone is a winner.”


Matt Johnson
Jeff Brazier

TV presenter

“I’m so proud to be a part of People’s Postcode Lottery’s team and I’m really looking forward to meeting lots more winners and finding out all about how players’ support is making a real difference in so many communities.”

Jeff Brazier
Matt Johnson

TV presenter

“Going out and meeting our winners, meeting our supported good causes and seeing the work that players of People’s Postcode Lottery are supporting, is a fantastic experience and I’m so happy to be a part of it.”

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People's Postcode Lottery
28 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4ET
United Kingdom
Tel 0044 - 131 - 554 87 94
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People’s Postcode Lottery is independently licensed, monitored and supervised by the Gambling Commission in the UK. The Gambling Commission has issued an External Lottery Manager’s Licence under the Gambling Act 2005 to manage a Society Lottery under certificate 000-000829-N-102511-014 and Number: 000-000829-R-102513-013. Click here further information, and to read the rules in full.

Responsible Play

The Lottery wants to provide players and consumers with clear information so that they make an informed decision to play in our lotteries. The lottery also prevents participation by minors, and commits to responsible marketing activities and compliance with advertising codes.



People’s Postcode Lottery is led by Country Director Annemiek Hoogenboom and Managing Directors Jo Bucci and Lorna Menzies.

People's Postcode Lottery is situated in the heart of Scotland's capital, at 28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh. Our team is just under 300 members strong, bringing together our players and the 2,800 good causes they support.

The People’s Postcode Lottery format is owned by Novamedia B.V.