Is a raffle considered a form of gambling?

As a game where participants receive numbered tickets and with them a chance to win prizes, raffles are considered a form of gambling in many countries. Online raffles are becoming more and more popular, and therefore there are many people who want to use them to raise money. Thanks to the development of internet technology, there are many ways to run raffles: social media, online streaming platforms, specialized fundraising and donation platforms. However, the organizer has to be licensed before a raffle can take place. If you want to participate in a legitimate raffle, you should choose a reliable gambling website licensed by a reputable regulator.

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