Frequently Asked Questions.
Q – What is the Stockport County Lottery?
A – The Stockport County Lottery was established to raise funds for the Football Club whilst giving you a chance of winning one of our fantastic cash prizes. We also contribute a weekly amount to the Stockport County Community Foundation at the club.
Q – How old do I have to be to play the Stockport County Lottery?
A – Players must be at least 16 years of age to play.
Q – Can you guarantee the Lottery is fair?
A – Yes, every £1 entry has an equal chance of winning, and the winning numbers are drawn at random.
Q – What can I win?
A – The weekly jackpot prize is £2,000 – for our full prize structure see www.stockportcounty.com/lottery/overview
Q – How much does it cost to play the Stockport County Lottery?
A – It costs just £1 a week for a single membership or £5 a week for a Platinum Membership (click here to see benefits of Platinum Membership) to enter the draw.
Q – Can I chose my own Lottery numbers?
A – These are chosen randomly and will be your numbers for the duration of your membership of our lottery. When you enter the lottery, you will be sent your unique numbers.
Q – Can I have more than one entry?
A – Due to our commitments to responsible gambling, you can have up to 2 entries per draw. Each £1 entry buys you seven chances of winning in our lottery. We offer a maximum of 5 entries each week per person via our Platinum Membership scheme.
Q – How do I know that I’m in the draw?
A – Within 7 days of registration you will receive a confirmation letter and welcome pack which contains details of your unique lottery number(s) and the date of the first draw your tickets are entered into. You will be entered into the draw when you have monies available and you will continue to be entered into the draw as long as you have monies available against your lottery number.
Q – How will I know if I’ve won a prize?
A – Once the draw has taken place, winners are notified by post. There is no need to claim your prize as this is sent straight to your address!
Q – Is there a delay between registration and entry into the draw?
A – Following registration, it is necessary to complete a number of administrative processes which include verifying your payment details with your bank, claiming the funds from your bank account and the funds being received. Payments are taken on the first of each month.
Q – What is the legal framework Stockport County Lottery is operated?
A- The Stockport County Lottery adheres to the Gambling Act 2005. The Lottery is operated as part of The National Youth and Community Development Association family and its NYCDA Weekly Draw. This is licenced by the Gambling Commission under licence no. 000-005-166-006 and all associated regulatory returns are carried out accordingly.
Q- What is the National Youth & Community Development Association?
A – NYCDA is the overarching organisation which helps partners such as Stockport County FC raise funds through its lottery via its NYCDA Weekly Draw and provides access to associated resources.
For more information on what the organisation does and the support it provides its partners such as ourselves please visit www.nycda.co.uk
Q- What do I do if I want to exclude myself from the Lottery?
A – Here at Stockport County Lottery we take our responsibilities to responsible gambling very seriously. If you feel like you are having an issue with this, please do not hesitate to let us know and we will take the necessary steps to stop your membership
Q- Are there full Terms & Conditions connected to the Lottery?
A – Yes, please ask a member of the Lottery Team for a copy or alternatively they are available to view on the Official Club Site.
Q – Who do I contact if I have any further questions?
A – For questions about the lottery or your lottery membership, you can email the Lottery Team at [email protected] or call 0161 518 7008.
To join, simply visit the new County Lottery DirectDebit site by clicking here. We will send out your unique numbers and membership card and let you know if you win.