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The RAF Sports Lottery is open to currently serving RAF personnel, RAF Cadets/Recruits in Phase 1 training (or beyond) and former serving RAF members giving them the chance to win from 10 guaranteed prizes each week, whilst also generating funding for the RAF Central Fund charity.

RAF Sports Lottery payments no longer come out via JPA, anyone who was part of the old paper-based game must make sure they have signed up online (launched in April 2016) to be in with a chance of winning from £25,000 worth of weekly prizes. Please follow click on the relevant link on our Play Now buttons below.

PLAY NOW Please select one of the following options:


It is really quick and easy to register, play and check results online and you could be with a chance of winning from £25,000 worth of weekly prizes!

From just £1 per week*, paid out monthly via Direct Debit directly from your bank account, you will be given a unique ticket number/numbers and entered into our RAF Sports Lottery draw every Friday. Once signed up, you-re part of the team and could be in with a change of winning a top prize of £10,000!

£1 per ticket
1-5 tickets
Unique serving & former serving player base
Sign Up Via monthly direct debit


Don’t forget, if you move unit, your contact details need revising or your serving status changes, please contact Sterling Lotteries on 0370 050 5893 to update your account


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  • Choose the correct registration route above, making sure you have your debit/credit card to hand and details of your MOD email address (if applicable)
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  • Once registered, you will receive an email to the email address you registered with to confirm your unique Lottery ID and ticket number(s)
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  • Feel free to increase/decrease your numbers/amend your details at any time by contacting our Lottery provider Sterling Lotteries on 0370 050 5893
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  • Good luck! By playing the RAF Sports Lottery you are supporting serving personnel to develop through sport whilst being in with a chance of winning from the £25,000 weekly prize pot

You can help the Fund to make a difference

The RAF Sports Lottery generates vital fundraising revenue for the RAF Central Fund charity, enabling us to continue supporting you with funding throughout your time serving in the RAF.

We provide funding support through individual and unit based grants for RAF personnel enabling you to develop and achieve through sport at all levels. Whether trying an activity for the first time, competing internationally, attending a course or purchasing equipment, we are here to help you to develop through sport, throughout your RAF career. Find out more about our sports grant funding programme here.