The UK government has opened a consultation regarding the maximum level of funds that may be raised through society lotteries, with plans in place to increase the sales threshold to £100m.

The proposed changes to society lottery rules would increase the annual ticket sales cap from the current maximum of £10m to £100m, with the maximum draw prize climbing to £500,000.

The MP responsible for drawing up the proposal, Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch, said that society lotteries "make a vital difference to communities up and down the country".

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