FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO ORDER A TICKET?
Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Tickets cannot be ordered in the name of a minor.
HOW MANY AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE?
There are only 9,238 lottery tickets available.
WHAT ARE THE TICKET PRICES FOR THE AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE?
Auto Lotto For Healthcare tickets are: individual (1) for $25, or five (5) for $100, or twenty (20) for $250.
WHAT ARE GUIDELINES REGARDING NUMBER OF NAMES ON AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE TICKET AND PAYMENT TERMS?
All tickets, both individual, five pack or the twenty pack, must contain the same name and information. Only one form of payment may be used per purchase. Ticket numbers will be issued in sequential order.
CAN SOMEONE WHO LIVES OUTSIDE ONTARIO BUY A TICKET?
Ticket purchasers must be located in the province of Ontario at time of purchase.
WHO IS NOT ELIGIBLE TO ORDER A TICKET?
The following individuals and all of their immediate family members residing in the same household are prohibited from ordering a ticket: employees of the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation; Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, Pembroke Regional Hospital Board of Directors, PRH Senior Leadership Team, the management of Hyundai Pembroke, and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program.
WHAT ARE THE EARLY BIRD PRIZES?
There are three (3) early-bird prizes, each worth $3,000:
Early Bird Draw #1 – Apple Package
Draw date: October 19th 12:00 p.m.
Deadline to purchase tickets: October 19th at 11:30 a.m.
- Apple AirPods (3rd Generation) with Lightning Charging Case
- Apple MacBook Air 13.3" Notebook
- Apple Watch Series 8-45mm-GPS-Midnight Aluminum Case with Midnight Sport Band
Apple 10th Generation iPad - 10.9-inch - 64 GB
Early Bird Draw #2 – $3,000 Cash Prize
Draw date: November 19th at 12:00 p.m.
Deadline to purchase tickets: November 19th at 11:30am
To be paid to the winner by cheque
Early Bird Draw #3 – $3,000 Travel Voucher
Draw date: November 30th at 12:00 p.m.
Deadline to purchase tickets: November 30th at 11:30 a.m.
- $3,000 dollars to spend at Brian Kendrick Travel Only
IF I WIN ANY OF THE EARLY BIRD DRAWS IS MY TICKET STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRAND PRIZE?
Yes, winners of any early-bird draws will have their tickets re-entered for the grand-prize draw. You have four opportunities at winning a prize: three (3) early-bird draws and the final grand-prize draw.
WHEN IS THE MAIN DRAW?
Main draw occurs at 12 pm on Thursday, December 14 at 705 Mackay St, Pembroke, ON K8A 1G8. The deadline to purchase tickets in order to be included in the main draw is 11:30 am on December 14th, 2023.
I DON’T HAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS; HOW DO I GET A COPY OF MY TICKET?
You must include an email address in order to purchase a ticket.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE MY TICKETS?
Generally within five minutes of purchase you will receive your ticket. During times of high demand, it could take up to 30 minutes. If you don’t receive your ticket within an hour, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY OFFICIAL TICKET/IT CONTAINS A SPELLING/ADDRESS ERROR
Your official ticket will be sent to you via email at point of sale. If there appears to be any issues you may contact us through email at email@example.com.
I HAVE DELETED THE EMAIL WITH MY LOTTERY TICKET, AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWS?
Yes. You do not need your ticket in hand to be included in the draws. For ticket-related inquiries, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’M NOT ABLE TO OPEN MY ELECTRONIC TICKETS. WHAT DO I DO?
If you are not able to open your email to retrieve your ticket, email us at email@example.com.
WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF A CREDIT CARD IS DECLINED?
All tickets must be purchased online using a credit card. If there is an issue with your credit card, the point of purchase system will not allow your ticket to be purchased. Credit card is the only form of payment.
IS MY TICKET PURCHASE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?
Lottery or raffle tickets are not eligible for a charitable tax receipt as per Canada Revenue Agency rules and regulations.
HOW ARE WINNERS NOTIFIED?
Notifying the winners will be done by telephone, email or through registered mail. Winner’s names will also be listed on the AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE website and through social media. Promotion in local newspapers and/or radio stations will occur immediately after each draw. Within 120 days following each draw, the names and city of residence of any winners who have not claimed their prizes will be posted on each Foundation’s website and social media outlets.
IF I WIN, IS MY PRIZE SUBJECT TO TAXATION?
No. Prizes won are not taxable. Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada.
DO I HAVE TO TAKE THE GRAND-PRIZE VEHICLE OR CAN I TAKE CASH?
You have the choice to take the 2023 Hyundai Tucson Essential AWD SUV or $30,000 in cash.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?
All winners must claim their prizes within six (6) weeks if possible. An unclaimed prize will be held in trust by the licensee for a period not less than six (6) months from the date the prize was awarded. At the end of the six-month period, the total amount of the prize held in trust, including interest, or the value of a merchandise prize equal to the manufacturer’s suggested retail price, will be included by the licensee in the gross proceeds of the lottery event.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I CANNOT PICK UP MY PRIZE IN PERSON?
Arrangements may be made to have the grand prize shipped to you “freight collect”, or if someone other than the winner will be claiming the prize on the winner’s behalf, the winner must provide written and signed authorization along with the original prize-winning letter.
HOW WILL PROCEEDS FROM THE AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE BE USED?
Proceeds will be put towards our current campaign at the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation. Our current campaign is the Cancer Care Campaign, raising funds for our Chemotherapy and Medical Day Care Unit.
WHO IS CBN?
CBN (Canada Bank Note) is a registered gaming supplier with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). Ticket fulfillment and draw control are provided by CBN for the AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE. For more information, visit https://www.cbnco.com/lotteryandgaming/charitable-gaming/
DOES THE CANADIAN ANTI-SPAM LEGISLATION AFFECT YOUR LOTTERIES?
Charity lotteries are exempt from this legislation.
WHAT IS THE LICENCE # OF AUTO LOTTO FOR HEALTHCARE?
The License number is #RAF1342570 for the Auto Lotto Main Draw, and #RAF1342269 for the 50|50 Draw.