Frequently Asked Questions

What is the HSC Millionaire Lottery?

The HSC Millionaire Lottery is a lottery in support of Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.

Proceeds from the lottery will be used to support activities funded by the Foundation, including health care research projects and capital and program needs of the Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.

TICKETS:

How many tickets are being sold?

  • Only 57,000 Main lottery tickets will be offered for sale.
  • The number of 50/50 Plus™ tickets that can be sold is unlimited because there is no limit to the number a customer can purchase. The 50/50 Plus™ ticket total will be determined by the number sold by the lottery’s final cut-off date or early sell-out date.
  • Only 100,200 Daily Cash Plus tickets will be offered for sale.

How much are tickets?

  • 2018 HSC Millionaire Main ticket prices are:
  • Single for $100
  • 2 tickets for $175
  • 4 tickets for $300
  • 8 tickets for $500
  • 50/50 Plus™ ticket packages are:
  • Single ticket for $15
  • 6 tickets for $30
  • 20 tickets for $60
  • Daily Cash Plus™ ticket packages are:
  • Single ticket for $20
  • 4 tickets for $40
  • 8 tickets for $60

Can I buy a 50/50 Plus™ or Daily Cash Plus™ ticket by itself?

  • No, you must buy one of the 2018 HSC Millionaire Main ticket packages to be eligible to purchase a 50/50 Plus™ or Daily Cash Plus™ ticket.

Can I buy a 50/50 Plus™ or Daily Cash Plus™ ticket after I place my original order?

Yes, New This Year! the 50/50 Plus™ and Daily Cash Plus™ tickets are available for purchase by any main ticket purchaser throughout the program. The add-on 50/50 Plus™ and Daily Cash Plus™ tickets will only be accepted online at purchase.hscmillionaire.com/top-up after the initial purchase. All add-on purchasers will require their order number and postal code to add-on to their order. Purchases will be in the name of the original ticket purchaser and will be mailed to the address on the original main ticket purchase.

What is the minimum/maximum payout for the 50/50 Plus™ Draw?

  • The 50/50 PLUS™ can generate a maximum of $1,725,000 in gross revenue with the winner receiving 50% of gross revenue to a maximum of $862,500. The 50/50 PLUS™ minimum prize guarantee is $200,000.

What is the Daily Cash Plus™?

For the month of January 2019, there will be One (1) Daily Cash Plus™ daily winner (except Fridays) of $2,500 Cash each, for a total of 26 winners. On each Friday draw, there will be Two (2) Daily Cash Plus™ winners of $5,000 Cash each, for a total of eight (8) winners. The Final Draw will be for $20,000 Cash.

All Daily Cash Plus™ draw dates will remain the same regardless of an early sellout.

I ordered Daily Cash Plus™ ticket(s), why have I not received a calendar?

The Daily Cash Plus™ features daily draws for the month of January.  It is not a 12-month calendar showing the days, weeks, and months of a year.

Where can I buy tickets?

  • Order online at www.hscmillionaire.com
  • By phone within Manitoba 204-253-5688 or toll-free at 1-855-999-5688
  • At London Drugs in St. Vital Centre starting September 12, 2018 Mon to Sat 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
  • By either fax to (204) 813-0131 or mail using the downloadable form.
  • Lottery Mailing Address:

HSC Millionaire Lottery

PO Box 16056 RPO Centennial

Winnipeg, MB

R3A 9Z9

  • At the Health Sciences Centre Foundation office during normal office hours starting September 12, 2018 Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • In the HSC Thorlakson Mall 820 Sherbrook St starting September 12, 2018 Mon–Fri 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
  • Red River Co-op Food Stores (4 locations) – starting September 12, 2018
    • Grant Park Co-op Food Store, 1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB
      • Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
      • Saturday 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
      • Sunday 9:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
    • Main Street Co-op Pharmacy, 1441 Main St., Winnipeg, MB
      • Call for Pharmacy Hours: 204-586-0007
    • Southdale Co-op Food Store, 77 Vermillion Rd., Winnipeg, MB
      • Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
      • Saturday 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
      • Sunday 10:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
    • St. Vital Co-op Food Store, 850 Dakota St., Winnipeg, MB
      • Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
      • Saturday 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
      • Sunday 10:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.
  • Shoppers Drug Mart (Winnipeg Locations) – starting September 12, 2018

Please check individual store locations for hours of operation.

  • 917 Portage Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 2533 Portage Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 1017 McPhillips St.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 777 Sherbrook St–Winnipeg, MB
  • 710 St. Anne’s Rd.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 6670 Roblin Blvd–Winnipeg, MB
  • 1122 Pembina Hwy–Winnipeg, MB
  • 100-1155 Concordia Ave–Winnipeg, MB
  • 50 Sage Creek Blvd–Winnipeg, MB
  • 2512 Main St–Winnipeg, MB
  • 1750 Plessis Rd–Winnipeg, MB
  • 2160 McGillivray Blvd – Winnipeg, MB
  • 1155 Main St.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 3665 Portage Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 43 Osborne St–Winnipeg, MB
  • 1555 Regent Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 360 Main St.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 2025 Corydon Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 43 Marion St–Winnipeg, MB
  • 1120 Grant Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 1485 Portage Ave Unit L 178–Winnipeg, MB
  • 125-393 Portage Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 3900 Grant Ave.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 100-235 Vermillion Rd.–Winnipeg, MB
  • 102-1050 Leila Ave. – Winnipeg, MB
  • 2656 Pembina Hwy. – Winnipeg, MB
  • 2211 Pembina Hwy. – Winnipeg, MB
  • 785 Dakota St. – Winnipeg, MB
  • 106-790 Sherbrook St. – Winnipeg, MB
  • 50-1128 Henderson Hwy. – Winnipeg, MB
  • 795 Keewatin St. – Winnipeg, MB
  • Shoppers Drug Mart (Rural Locations)–starting September 12, 2018

Please check individual store locations for hours of operation.

  • 230 Main St.–Selkirk, MB
  • 17 Selkirk Ave.–Thompson, MB
  • 124 Saskatchewan Ave. – Portage la Prairie, MB

What Methods of Payment do you accept?

  • Visa, Visa Debit, MasterCard and MasterCard Debit are accepted at all ticket selling venues.
  • Mail in orders can be processed with Visa, Visa Debit, MasterCard, MasterCard Debit, Cheque or Money Order. In-person purchases can paid for with Cash, Debit, Visa, Visa Debit, MasterCard, MasterCard Debit, Cheque or Money Order.
  • All cheques must be payable to the Health Sciences Centre Foundation Lottery.

What happens if a bad payment is received (i.e. NSF cheque, invalid credit card)?

  • A ticket is not considered purchased until a verified financial transaction is complete.
  • Ticket requests with cheques returned for insufficient funds (NSF) will be automatically voided.
  • Orders are processed between our ticket sales deadline and the date of the draws. This time period allows for all forms of payment to be verified and processed. If for any reason a payment is returned, the ticket will be deemed invalid if payment cannot be made prior to the draw.
  • The Health Sciences Centre Foundation has the right to charge persons $30 to cover NSF administrative costs.

When will my ticket(s) arrive in the mail?

  • Customers will have the choice to receive their tickets via email or mail.
  • Customers who select regular mail will have the official ticket mailed to the address provided when ordering. Please allow 3-4 weeks for your ticket(s) to arrive.
  • Customers who select eTicket when ordering online or by phone will receive an email to the email address provided within 5 business days.
  • Customers who select eTicket when ordering in person or by mail will receive their eTicket within 10 business days.

How old do I have to be to buy a ticket?

  • You must be 18 years of age or older at time of purchase.

Can tickets be purchased in the name of my minor aged children or grandchildren?

  • No, tickets cannot be purchased in the name of a minor.

Can non-Manitoba residents buy tickets?

  • Yes, if you are a non-resident visiting our province you can buy a ticket in person only at one of our designated outlets. All sales must take place within Manitoba.

Is my ticket purchase tax deductible?

  • No, hospital lottery tickets are not tax deductible.

Can I choose a specific ticket number?

  • No, ticket numbers are consecutive and computer-generated.

How many names can I put on my ticket?

  • One name only. Tickets are issued in the buyer’s name only and prizes will only be awarded to the buyer. It is the responsibility of the ticket buyer to ensure the mailing address on their ticket order form is correct. The buyer is responsible for distributing any prizes in the event of a group purchase winning.

What happens if I lose my ticket(s)?

  • You do not need your ticket(s) to claim your prize. Your name, address and phone number is recorded in the database along with your ticket(s) number. All winners receive a prize notification letter in the mail.

I have not received my ticket, am I still eligible for the draws?

Yes. The official lottery ticket is a receipt of purchase, but participants do not need their ticket in hand to be included in the draw(s). If you have not received your ticket, please call 204-253-5688 or email info@hscmillionaire.com as there may be an error in your email or mailing address. 

Our e-tickets are sent from tickets@hscmillionaire.com and may be blocked depending on your security settings or go to junk/spam folders.

Prize Information

How many prizes are there in total and what is the total prize value?

  • There are 2,785 prizes in the main lottery
  • The total retail prize value for the main lottery is over $2.3 million (excluding taxes).

Fall Bonus – Fourteen (14) Day trip to Apulit & El Nido Island, Philippines for Two (2) adults (valued at $30,000) or a Twelve (12) Day Icelandic Tour for Four (4) Adults (valued at $30,000) or a $30,000 Travel Prize from Great Canadian Travel or a 2018 Toyota C-HR XLE (valued at $26,903) or $24,000 Cash

Super Bonus – 2018 Toyota Highlander LE AWD Convenience Package (valued at $44,656) or a Twelve (12) Day Tahiti Cruise & Resort Vacation for Four (4) Adults (valued at $30,000) plus $10,000 Cash or a Eleven (11) Day Scotland Cruise for Four (4) Adults (valued at $40,000) or a  $40,000 Travel Prize from Great Canadian Travel or $35,000 Cash

Early Bird

25 Winners – $1000 Cash

1 Winner – 2018 BMW 530e xDrive Sedan PHEV (valued at $82,612) and a 2018 BMW X4 M40i (valued at $80,762) or a Maric Homes Renovations credit (valued at $150,000) or Three (3) years of luxury trips for Two (2) Adults to Australia, Europe, & African Safari (valued at $150,000) or a $150,000 Travel Prize from Great Canadian Travel or $125,000 Cash

Grand Prize

Grand Prize Option 1 – A gorgeous custom build by Alair Homes located at 1757 Grosvenor Ave in Winnipeg, MB (valued at $882,381) plus $42,500 in EQ3 furnishings plus an Alair Homes $80,000 lower level development package plus a $50,000 Ross Creek Landscaping package plus $10,000 Travel Prize from Great Canadian Travel plus 2018 BMW X2 xDrive 28i (valued at $53,500) plus a 2018 BMW 530e xDrive Sedan PHEV (valued at $82,162) plus $230,000 Cash.

Grand Prize Option 2 – A modern upscale Sterling Home located at 7 Munnion Rd in Winnipeg, MB (valued at $600,000) plus $50,000 in EQ3 furnishings plus a 2018 BMW X2 dXrive 28i (valued at $53,500) plus a 2018 BMW 530e xDrive Sedan PHEV (valued at $82,162) plus a $200,000 Travel Prize from Great Canadian Travel plus $250,000 Cash.

Grand Prize Option 3 – A luxury home by Maric Homes located at 348 Willow Creek Rd in Winnipeg, MB (valued at $1,333,238) plus a $50,000 EQ3 furniture credit OR a 2018 Toyota 4Runner SRS & Upgrade Package (valued at $47,967) OR $50,000 Cash

Grand Prize Option 4 – A Rise condo by StreetSide located at 516-300 Centre St in Winnipeg, MB (valued at $364,106.02) plus a SookePointe Ocean Cottage in Sooke, BC (valued at $599,900) plus a $50,000 EQ3 furniture credit plus a 2018 Honda Accord Touring (valued at $42,074) plus $300,000 Cash

Grand Prize Option 5 – A hillside home located in Skaha Hills, BC (valued at $564,762) plus a $200,000 Travel Prize from Great Canadian Travel plus a 2018 BMW X2 xDrive28i (valued at $53,500) plus a 2018 BMW 530e xDrive Sedan PHEV (valued at $86,162) plus $400,000 Cash

Grand Prize Option 6 – $1,100,000.00

More Lottery Prizes

1 – St. Vital Centre Shopping Spree (valued at $2,500) or a CF Polo Park Shopping Spree (valued at $2,500) or $1,500 Cash

1 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers Exclusive Sideline Club for One (1) game, 20 seats (valued at $5,100) or a Winnipeg Jets Corporate Suite for One (1) game, 12 seats (valued at $4,500) or $3,500 Cash

1 – Three (3) Day New York City Luxury Weekend for Two (2) Adults (valued at $7,500) or a Five (5) Day Aurora Escape to Northwest Territories for Two (2) Adults (valued at $7,500) or $6,000 Cash

1 – Seven (7) Day Disney Cruise & Vacation for Four (4) (valued at $10,000) or a Five (5) Day Patagonian Explorer Cruise for Two (2) Adults (valued at $10,000) or $8,000 Cash

1 – 2018 Toyota Tundra Double Cab SRS Plus (valued at $48,694) or a 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV (valued at $46,195) or $38,000 Cash

1 – 2018 Jaguar F PACE Premium 25T (valued at $61,900) or a 2018 Honda Pilot Touring (valued at $55,167) or $48,000 Cash

350 – $75 Shoppers Drug Mart Gift Card or $50 Cash

350 – $75 London Drugs Gift Card or $50 Cash

350 – $75 Red River Co-op Gift Card or $50 Cash

100 – $100 Jets Store Gift Card or $80 Cash

500 – ZIPPO Binoculars with Carrying Case (valued at $140.00)

500 – Zwilling J.A. Henckels 8 Piece Knife Set (valued at $200.00)

600 – Maui Jim Eh Brah Sunglasses (valued at $379.00)

IMPORTANT CUT-OFF & DRAW DATE INFO:

When are the Fall Bonus, Super Bonus, Early Bird, Grand Prize, 50/50 Plus™ and Daily Cash Plus™ Cut-Off & Draw Dates?

FALL BONUS Deadline: Midnight, Wednesday October 3, 2018.

Draw: Thursday October 18, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

SUPER BONUS Deadline: Midnight, Friday October 19, 2018.

Draw: Thursday November 1, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

EARLY BIRD Deadline: Midnight, Thursday November 8, 2018.

Draw: Wednesday November 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

FINAL TICKET SALES Deadline: Midnight, Wednesday November 21, 2018.

All remaining main prize draws, excluding the Grand Prize will begin: Tuesday December 4, 2018 at 9:00 a.m., stopping when completed, at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0Z3.

50/50 PLUS™ DRAW Thursday December 6, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3E 0Z3.

GRAND PRIZE DRAW Thursday December 6, 2018 between 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the William Ave Mall located at the Health Sciences Centre, 700 William Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3E 0Z3.

DAILY CASH PLUS™ – DAILY DRAWS Thursday December 6, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3E 0Z3.

FINAL DAILY CASH PLUS™ DRAW Thursday January 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3E 0Z3.

What if the 2018 HSC Millionaire Lottery sells out early? Will that change the draw dates?

Yes. If sell out prior to midnight, Thursday November 8, 2018 the following dates will apply:

Fall Bonus and Super Bonus will have no changes to draw dates.

Early Bird Draw will take place Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3E 0Z3.

All remaining prize draws, excluding the Grand Prize draw, will begin on Tuesday November 20,2018 at 9:00 am, stopping when completed, at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3E 0Z3.

The Grand Prize Draw will take place on Thursday November 22, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the William Ave Mall located at the Health Sciences Centre, 700 William Ave., Winnipeg, MB.

The 50/50 Plus™ draw will take place Thursday November 22, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the HSC Foundation Office at PW112-700 William Ave, Winnipeg MB, R3E 0Z3.

Can my ticket numbers win more than one prize?

  • Yes! Each ticket is eligible to win one prize in each prize category. After each prize category draw is completed, all the winners are recorded, and their tickets go back in the drum for the next prize category draw.

Does the HSC Millionaire Lottery offer cash equivalents on all its prizes?

  • No, only select prizes have cash options. All prizes must be accepted as awarded, unless otherwise specified.

Can I see all the homes that are in the Lottery?

  • For the show homes that will be available for viewing, please visit our website for dates and times.

How is the draw controlled?

  • All draws are conducted in accordance with Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba regulations.

How will I know if I’ve won? How do I claim my prize?

  • All prize winners will be notified by mail as to what they have won and where/how to claim their prize(s).
  • Cash prizes will be mailed in cheque format to the mailing address on the winner’s ticket.
  • All winners will be required to present their prize notification letter along with a piece of Government issued picture identification when picking up prizes.
  • A full list of winning ticket numbers will be posted on the 2018 HSC Millionaire Lottery website: www.hscmillionaire.com shortly after all draws have been completed. Also, the winners list will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Wednesday December 19, 2018 and in case of a sell out before midnight Wednesday, November 21, 2018 a complete list of all main prize winners will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Upon request to the Foundation office, a listing of winners will be provided.

How long do I have to claim my prize?

  • Winners will have 14 days from the date of notification to make their prize selection, unless otherwise stated in the Raffle Rules.
  • Prizes must be claimed within 3 months.
  • All unclaimed prizes become property of the Foundation after a period of three months.
  • Lottery Customer Relations will follow-up with one phone call or email after the initial prize notification letter has been sent out to try and contact those who have not claimed their prizes within the 3 months.
  • Winning ticket holders can request to donate their prize to the Foundation in exchange for a tax receipt equal to advertised retail value of the prize.

What happens if I can’t pick up my prize in person?

  • Cash prizes will be mailed in cheque format. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure the mailing address on their ticket is correct.
  • If requested, prizes will be mailed out to out of town residents.
  • If someone other than the winner is claiming a non-cash prize on the winner’s behalf, the winner must provide written and signed authorization along with the original prize-winning letter and a copy of his/her picture identification.
  • Further details on how to claim your prizes will be included in the notification letter winners receive.

Do I have to pay tax on my prize winnings?

  • Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not taxable in Canada.

Who is not allowed to buy a ticket?

  • Members of the Board of Directors and employees of the Health Sciences Centre Foundation and St-Boniface Hospital Foundation, including members of their household, and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program are prohibited from purchasing tickets in the 2018 HSC Millionaire Lottery.

What is done with the 2018 HSC Millionaire Lottery net proceeds?

  • Proceeds from the lottery will be used to support activities funded by the Foundation, including health care research projects and capital and program needs of the Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.

What is your privacy policy?

  • All personal information collected during the course of running this lottery is governed by the privacy policies of the Health Sciences Centre Foundation, St. Boniface Hospital Foundation, and the Province of Manitoba.
  • We do not rent, sell or trade their mailing lists to anyone.

If I am on your mailing list what can I expect to receive?

  • Mailings would include the following:
    • Newsletters
    • Invitations to special events
    • Information on future lotteries

If I wish to be taken off your mailing list who do I contact?

If I have any further questions about the HSC Millionaire Lottery, who do I contact?

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