Rules of Play

  • The lottery will take place from September 20, 2021, to October 28, 2021, at the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa, 407 Smyth Road, Ottawa ON, K1H 8M8 and online at www.rmhottawa.com
  • All tickets will only be sold to people who are 18 years of age or older.
  •  Tickets prices are: $10, $20 or $50.
  •  Tickets will be sold using an electronic raffle system supplied by Canadian Bank Note Company, Ltd.
  •  The draw dates will take place on:
    • Main 50/50 draw: October 28, 2021, at the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa.  Ticket purchases must be made no later than 7 pm on October 28, 2021, in order to be eligible for this main 50/50 draw.
      • First Early bird prize will be drawn as follows:
        • $1000 on October 1, 2021, at 5 am at the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa. Cut off to be eligible is 11:59pm September 30, 2021.
      • Second Early bird prizes will be drawn as follows:
        • $1000 on October 15, 2021, at 5 am at the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa. Cut off to be eligible is 11:59pm October 14, 2021.

 The winners of these draws will remain eligible for the main draw for the grand prize.

  •  After purchasing, patrons will be emailed a receipt with their 50/50 registered numbers from a Random Number Issuing System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.
  •  The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generator (RNG) system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw.
  •  The amount of the 50/50 will be monitored on website and will be 50% of the total sales during the time of the draw.
  •  The winning number will be announced on the RMHCO website, the winner will also be contacted directly by a representative from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa by phone and/or email.
  •  The winner may claim their prize by contacting the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa at: 613-737-5523 or by email at: Info@rmhottawa.com. The ticket may then be brought to 407 Smyth Road, Ottawa ON, K1H 8M8 at an agreed upon time for ticket verification. The winner will then be awarded the prize amount by cheque. Winners must have the original winning ticket and no copies. All payments will be made by cheque.
  •  The winning ticket holder has 6 months in which to claim their prize from the date of the draw their ticket was purchased for.
  •  The winner must provide photo identification and verify their phone number and address in order to claim their prize.
  •  Once the certified winner is verified, and provides identification with photo ID, they will be given a cheque in the amount of the declared prize which is, at minimum, 50% of the total sales for the draw. If the winner cannot provide photo ID, then the winning proceeds will be held until such identification can be provided.
  •  In the event a winner does not come forward, the winning ticket will kept and held for 6 months. After that time period has elapsed the prize will be donated back to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa with the approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
  •  Ticket purchasers must be located in the province of Ontario at the time of purchase.
  •  The above set of rules will be posted for each raffle on the website under Rules of Play.
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