Poppy Lottery

Play the weekly Poppy lottery and you could win up to £20,000!

When you play, you can feel proud to know that you’re raising funds to help The Royal British Legion support our Service community.

When you click to play, we'll transfer you to our secure site where we handle your personal and financial details safely and securely. Entrants must be 18 or older and, due to licensing requirements, resident in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales).

Every Friday, you could win one of 400 cash prizes, including the jackpot of £2,000, with £20,000 to win in the big Quarterly Draws!

  • 1st prize £2,000
  • 2nd prize £200
  • 3rd prizes 2 x £100
  • 4th prizes 6 x £50
  • 5th prizes 10 x £20
  • 6th prizes 200 x £10
  • Runner-up prizes 180 x £5

If you feel you have a problem with gambling, visit www.begambleaware.org or call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133.

How it works

It's easy to play the Poppy Lottery, use our online form to enter nowJust fill in your details to set up your subscription and you'll be ready to play.

  • We'll write to confirm your unique lottery number(s) and the date of your first draw within two weeks of receiving your form
  • Each week, your lottery number will be entered into the draw
  • 400 winning numbers are drawn at random every Friday
  • If you win, there's no need to claim your prize, we'll automatically send you a cheque in the post
  • You can check the results of each draw here, or call the Poppy Lottery helpline on 01249 280 016
  • Four times a year, your lottery number will automatically go into The Royal British Legion’s big Quarterly Draws, with a bigger jackpot of £20,000 to win. You can buy additional entries for the Quarterly Draws to boost your chances of winning one of the big prizes
  • As a Poppy Lottery player you will have access to Playerzone, a special website where you can check your winnings, change your details, enter exclusive free competitions and prize draws and read about how you’re supporting Britain’s bravest.


The Royal British Legion’s Big Quarterly Draws give you the chance to win bigger prizes. As a Poppy Lottery subscriber your entry is automatically transferred to the Quarterly Draw four weeks in the year and you can buy additional entries to boost your chances of winning too.

The next Quarterly Draw is in January with 400 prizes, a jackpot of £20,000, plus some extra opportunities to win!

Here are the next four big Quarterly Draw dates to remember:

  • 11 January 2019
  • 29 March 2019
  • 28 June 2019
  • 20 September 2019

If you are already a Poppy Lottery player, you can buy your additional chances here.

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check if you're a winner

Check the results of last week's draw here or call the Poppy Lottery helpline on 01249 280 016.

If you've won, there's no need to claim your prize. We'll automatically send you a cheque.


Your free bonus draw is our thank-you to you!

To thank you for playing the Poppy Lottery, we enter you into a free bonus draw on the anniversary of the month you first took part in the lottery. It’s our way of saying thank-you for your on-going support.

There are 5 prizes of £200 available in each bonus draw. If you're a winner we’ll automatically send you a cheque in the post or you can check the results of the last draw here.


By playing the Poppy Lottery, the funds you raise will go to support the vital work of The Royal British Legion. Which means you'll be helping brave serving and ex-Service men and women and their families, across the UK.

Your £1 could help the Legion:

  • give an injured soldier expert advice on pension claims or disability entitlements
  • offer advice to Service leavers exploring a new career outside the Forces
  • give a Service family much-needed together time at one of our break centres
  • carry out home repairs or provide mobility aids for elderly, less mobile veterans
  • offer immediate needs grants to veterans and their families facing financial problems.


We’re all winners!  

"I never expected to win but couldn't have done it at a better time! My car had a problem the week before which was going to cost me £1800. I got my car fixed and gave the rest to my daughter - it was her birthday that week."

Bob Appleby

"I couldn't believe it when I heard I had won. I'm glad I can play the Poppy Lottery whilst supporting our Armed Forces. I've spent the winnings on my family."

Peter Ellwood

COntact us

If you have any questions about playing Poppy Lottery, please contact us:

By phone on 01249 280 016

By email at enquiries@thepoppylottery.org.uk

Or write to us at 

Poppy Lottery Limited
Bumpers Way
Bumpers Farm
SN14 6NG

You can view the Lottery terms and conditions here.

You can view the complaints and disputes procedure here.

Royal British Legion Poppy Lottery Limited and The Royal British Legion are committed to ensuring information about responsible gambling is available to all. If you think you may have a gambling problem, you can find advice and support here.

Licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk.

48 of the weekly Poppy Lottery draws per year are promoted by Royal British Legion Poppy Lottery Limited, a subsidiary charity of The Royal British Legion.  Registered Company No. 2522956, Registered Charity No. 1145007.  Licence No. 5274.

The remaining 4 Quarterly Draws per year, for which you can purchase extra entries, are promoted by The Royal British Legion. Registered Charity No. 219279. Licence No. 4294.

Funds generated by RBL PL Ltd. will help further The Royal British Legion's activities to support our brave service men and women and their families. 

  • Other ways to win

    There are lots of ways for you can support the Legion and also have the chance to win great prizes.


    Win £15,000, a new car or one of the other great prizes in our Poppy Raffle.


    Win instantly with scratchcards from Poundland and local convenience stores.

    Bonus draws

    Don't forget you can buy bonus draw entries for Poppy Lottery.