How to play
- Signing up to the weekly lottery is really easy, and can be done online.
- You will be allocated a unique 6-digit number sequence, which are your numbers for however long you wish you keep playing.
- Each entry costs just £1, and you can have as many entries as you like!
- Once you’ve registered, you will receive an email notification to let you know that your entry is being processed, and then you will be sent a welcome letter to confirm you are all signed up.
- Every Friday, our Random Number Generator generates a random 6-digit number sequence. If you have matching digits in the same place in the sequence, you win a prize!
1 in 63 entries win a prize
The Big Nottingham Lottery is the official weekly Nottingham Hospitals Charity lottery, where you can play to win big while supporting Nottingham's NHS hospitals.
Every lottery number has an equal chance of winning a prize!
- Six number match (1 in 1,000,000) - £25,000
- Five number match (1 in 18,518) - £1,000
- Four number match (1 in 823) - £25
- Three number match (1 in 69) - 5 prize entries
- Winning any prize! (1 in 63)
Play and support patients like OdetteSign up to The Big Nottingham Lottery, and you will support projects across Nottingham’s NHS hospitals, to benefit patients like Odette.
Odette is treated at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, and her family has seen the impact first hand of projects funded by people like you. Read more about Odette’s story and her experience on our website.
By playing The Big Nottingham Lottery, you are directly supporting projects funded by Nottingham Hospitals Charity, for patients, families and NHS staff right here in Nottingham.
From state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose patients more quickly, to pioneering research into new treatments to speed up recovery – we fund hundreds of projects every year, but we couldn’t do that without your support.
Frequently Asked Questions
All numbers are generated automatically – so unfortunately it’s not possible to choose your own. This means that all numbers are unique so only one person can ever win, and no-one has to share the grand prize!
The promoter of this Unity Lottery is Nottingham Hospitals Charity, 2 Embley Road, North Road, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1RE. Nottingham Hospitals Charity is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by Nottingham City Council under account number 157870. A minimum of 50% of the total lottery proceeds go to supporting the work carried out by Nottingham Hospitals Charity, 18.4% on prizes and 31.6% on expenses and administration of the lottery. Unity is a common brand lottery jointly promoted by Sterling Management Centre Limited and individual society lotteries. Each Lottery operated under Unity is a separate licensed lottery, operated by and supporting that particular good cause. Unity is administered by Sterling Management Centre Limited, licensed and regulated in Great Britain by The Gambling Commission under account number 3137. All registrants to the lottery will have their data processed by Unity Lottery.
Players must be 18 years old or older. Entries cost £1 per play, and all winners are drawn on a Friday. Players have 1 in 63 chance of winning a prize. For full rules and information visit the Unity lottery rules page. Winners are also listed on the Unity website. For help and advice visit BeGambleAware.