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Zaffo is the UK's first Paperless, SMS Raffle and Lottery

Join the UK’s first SMS raffle and lottery using the latest Zaffo technology. Set up your SMS raffle or lottery within 24 hours and replace old, expensive and dated ways of working with our new paperless entry by working with us.

The SMS donation is the fastest growing donation market, which is set to grow 34% each year and it is estimated that £50m will be donated via text in 2019.


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How your good cause can benefit 


Add a new revenue stream for your good cause that enables you to promote anywhere, anytime. With our paperless technology you will remove all unnecessary costs with the added bonus of a flexible rolling monthly agreement.

Our online platform has issued over a million raffle and lottery tickets, working with the likes of Comic Relief, British Red Cross and Newcastle United football club. We are experts in helping you run profitable campaigns for your good causes.

Zaffo have integrated with Instagiv to offer a tried and tested mobile platform, which has sent over 1 million messages, helping the UK's largest charities raise Millions of pounds 


How Zaffo SMS works


As soon as you join Zaffo, you will be appointed a dedicated Account Manager who will help you every step of the way.

In addition to this we will notify winners by SMS and provide you with a personal reporting dashboard to track your campaigns.



Start your journey with Zaffo

This is an amazing opportunity to create a new income for your good causes and be a part of the fastest growing donation method of 2019. 

To find out more about starting your first raffle or lottery and how our software can integrate with your existing suppliers, call us today on 0203 808 4332. 

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Zaffo are the market leaders in raffle and lottery software and technology. Take a look at all of our products or speak with us directly. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

You will receive 71.75% of proceeds for a new player and 75.5% for a repeat player.

Our 72000 Shortcode is for a £4 entry, which can be for 1,2 or 4 tickets

VAT exemption for all proceeds on our 72000 shortcode.

You will need a Small Society, Ancillary Remote or Remote Society lottery licence. You will also need to register with the Phone service authority, this is free.

You will need to register with our SMS fulfilment and payment partner Instagiv, We work with Instagiv, to deliver the SMS messaging part of the service, enabling Zaffo to focus on delivering compliant lottery management

Zaffo’s licensed remote gambling software provides a fully compliant solution to record remote gambling transactions and to issue tickets remotely via SMS.

Zaffo ring fences your player funds in player protection accounts as required by the 2005 Gambling Act.

We are working with the 4 major networks, BT, EE, O2 and Vodafone, with the remaining networks due to agree to the new 7200 shortcode

Only BT, EE, O2 and Vodafone are currently supported with the remaining networks due to agree to the new 72xxx shortcode.

If you want to use your own lottery shortcode our licensed remote gambling software is compatible with your current SMS Donation Supplier, subject to a light-touch integration process. The solution is integrated with Instagiv already.

Contact Zaffo to arrange your supplier's integration.

Slash your abandonment rates and increase conversion rates using an optimised SMS supporter journey.

SMS ticketing will significantly reduce your fulfilment costs to just 15 pence.

  • Easy to promote at live events, online, in print and through advertising campaigns
  • Increase conversion by avoiding the need to ask for DOB and postal address
  • Live data tracking to enable you to review and optimise current and future campaigns
  • Personal account manager to support you every step of the way
  • Re-Engage with donors for future competitions - Easy Opt in and Opt Out
  • No need for expensive, postal ticketing and associated staff costs