Rules & Regulations - Home Lottery CHL (2024)

165,000 Hospital Home Lottery tickets are available for purchase. Single tickets are available for $100 each, packages of three tickets available for $250, packages of five tickets available for $375 and packages of ten tickets available for $700.

Persons must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket and the name of a person under 18 years of age may not be written on the ticket due to requirements of the Public Trustee Act.

Tickets intended for Alberta residents only. Restrictions apply.

The following, including their spouse and any related or dependent person residing in the same household are prohibited from purchasing a ticket: Calgary Health Foundation employees, Board members and Development Council members, the raffle manager and their employees and the partners and employees of the professional services firm of MNP LLP.

Tickets will be sold using an Electronic Raffle System (ERS).

All ticket purchases are final; refunds are not available.

1,504 prizes will be awarded. All prizes awarded are new product.

All draws will take place at the office of MNP LLP located at 1500, 640 5th Avenue SW, Calgary. All draws will be open to the public.

Winning ticket numbers will be selected by a Random Number Generation (RNG) system. Should a technical issue arise where the RNG is not available for use, a manual draw will be conducted.

All draws will be made as stated. An extension of draw dates or cancellation of raffle would only be requested from the Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis Commission in the unlikely event of a natural disaster or catastrophic event.

Tickets sold by the VIP Prize sales deadline: All tickets sold by midnight, February 10, 2023 will be eligible for the VIP draw on February 21, 2023. The draw will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 1500, 640 5th Avenue SW, Calgary.

Tickets sold by the Bonus Prize sales deadline All tickets sold by midnight, March 17, 2023 will be eligible for the Bonus draw on March 28, 2023. The draw will take place at 11:00 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 1500, 640 5th Avenue SW, Calgary.

Tickets sold by the Early Bird Prize sales deadline: In the event that all tickets are sold by the Early Bird deadline of midnight, April 14, 2023 then all remaining draws would be held April 25, 2023 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 1500, 640 5th Avenue SW, Calgary. The first draw would be for the Early Bird prize, which would be followed by 1,501 preliminary draws, drawn in order of retail value beginning with the prizes of least retail value.

Tickets sold after the Early Bird Prize sales deadline: all tickets sold after the Early Bird Prize deadline but before the Final deadline of midnight, May 5, 2023, will be eligible for all remaining draws on May 16, 2023. Prizes will be drawn in order of ascending retail value. The draw will take place at 8:30 a.m. at the offices of MNP LLP located at 1500, 640 5th Avenue SW, Calgary.

Draw Order: The first draw will be for the VIP Prize, the second draw will be for the Bonus Prize, the third draw will be for the Early Bird Prize. Thereafter, draws are made in order of ascending retail value. After each draw, the winner’s name and ticket number is recorded and the ticket number remains eligible for the next draw(s). Each ticket purchased before the VIP deadline will be eligible for all 1,504 draws. Tickets purchased after the VIP deadline but before the Bonus deadline will be eligible for the remaining 1,503 draws. Tickets purchased after the Bonus deadline but before the Early Bird deadline will be eligible for the remaining 1,502 draws. Tickets purchased after the Early Bird deadline will be eligible for the remaining 1,501 draws.

Prize draws follow a strict set of procedures with licensing approval from the licensing body (AGLC). Draw control will be provided by the ERS Administrator.

Only tickets that have been paid for, and verified as paid for, are eligible for the respective draw/s.

A draw will only be deemed valid and complete upon final confirmation and recording by the ERS Administrator.

All winners of prizes will be notified by the accounting firm of MNP LLP as to what they have won and how to claim their prize.

Official Ticket(s) and Prize notification letter will be addressed to the primary ticket holder only and emailed to the email address provided by the ticket purchaser. In the event a winning ticket is held in more than one name, it is the responsibility of the primary ticket holder to share winning information with those parties.

Top prize winners will be announced on the lottery website on April 26 or May 17, 2023.

On May 9 or May 30, 2023 a full list of winners will be published online at

All prize winners have one year from the date of the draw to claim their prize. Where applicable, airfare for vacation prizes is from the Calgary International Airport. Winners of prizes that offer a cash alternative will be required to confirm their choice in writing within 5 business days of notification of their prize winning; after five days the winner will be provided with the cash alternative.

In the event of a complaint or dispute, please contact customer service at 1-833-208-4388 or [emailprotected]

In the event a winner has not claimed their prize after a one-year period from the applicable draw date and after several attempts have been made to contact that winner, then that prize will be returned to the lottery management committee for other charitable use by the Calgary Health Foundation upon AGLC approval.

The liability of the licensee of this lottery shall be limited to the purchase price of the ticket(s).

All titles, text, logos, graphics and artwork associated with the Calgary Health Foundation Foothills Hospital Home Lottery are owned, controlled or licensed by or to Calgary Health Foundation and the Foothills Hospital Home Lottery, and are protected by applicable trade dress, copyright, patent and/or trademark laws, and/or various other intellectual property rights and/or unfair competition laws, and no portion thereof may be published, distributed or used in any manner whatsoever for any commercial purpose without the prior written consent of Calgary Health Foundation and the Foothills Hospital Home Lottery. Tickets cannot be resold or repackaged.

The following prizes offer a cash alternative; all remaining prizes must be accepted as awarded with no cash equivalencies available:

  • Bonus Prize – 2024 Audi Q8 Technik and Australia or $125,000 Cash
  • 2024 Dodge Ram 3500 Crew Cab or 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 or $100,000 Cash
  • 2023 Maserati Grecale GT or 2024 Ford Bronco Wildtrak 4×4 or $80,000 Cash
  • Italy Food Adventure or Greece Food Adventure or $11,000 Cash
  • Huatulco Beach Escape or Cuba Beach Holiday or $7,000 Cash
  • Sun Peaks Resort Getaway or Quebec City or $5,000 Cash
  • Halifax or Saint John or $4,000 Cash

If all tickets are sold by April 14, 2023 possession date and title transfer for the Grand Prize Showhome will be May 12, 2023. The title transfer for the Canmore Early Bird prize will be May 12, 2023.

If all tickets are not sold by April 14, 2023 possession date and title transfer for the Grand Prize Showhome will be June 2, 2023.

Approximate total retail value of prizes is $5,010,101 (including GST). Grand Prize real estate value: 323 Marina Landing SE, Mahogany, Calgary – valued at $3,050,000.

Early Bird real estate value: Unit # 214, 1012A Spring Creek Drive, Spring Creek, Canmore – The Residences at Tamarack – valued at $1,139,000 (including GST).

Prizes awarded may not be exactly as illustrated

Prize values shown are approximate retail values as of the date contracts were negotiated with suppliers.

Due to housing market fluctuations, the market value of the real estate prizes may rise or diminish over time. Winner or charity is not entitled to the difference, if any, between the stated and actual market value at the time the prize is awarded.

Only prizes advertised with a cash alternative are eligible to receive cash in lieu of the prize.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to allow us, the Calgary Health Foundation, and its licensed gaming suppliers providing services to this program, the right, if you are a prize winner, to use and publicly disclose your name, municipality of residence, image, photograph and likeness as a prize winner in any means required by the terms of our lottery license and/or that we consider appropriate for purposes of administering and promoting the lottery, without notice, review or approval or additional compensation to you.

No refunds will be issued after the commencement of the draws

Winners of real estate prizes will be required to sign a Full & Final Release prior to the home being transferred.

Personal information collected will be used to fulfill ticket orders, provide information on our future lotteries, contact prize winners and publicize the names of prize winners. All prizes are accepted “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Foundation Board shall have no obligation to any prize winner to provide or enforce any warranty or other right offered by any third-party provider of any prize. Any such warranty that may be provided by any third-party provider of any prize will be between the prize winner and such third-party provider of any prize.

Rules & Regulations - Home Lottery CHL (2024)


What is a roll down in the lottery? ›

Playing the Right Game. In 2005, a group of MIT students found their game. The name of the game was the Massachusetts Cash WinFall lottery which featured a rule known as the “roll down.” In a roll down type game, the jackpot is typically capped at a fixed amount. In Massachusetts, that cap was set at $2 million.

How do you play the health lottery UK? ›

The Health Lottery works by players paying £1 to select five lucky numbers of their own choosing or five random numbers via the Quick Pick option. The aim is to match the numbers drawn on the main £1 lottery draws held on Tuesday to Saturday each week with a jackpot of £25,000.

What time is the health lottery drawn UK? ›

Results are usually published around 8pm.

What is the biggest lottery rollover? ›

A lucky ticket holder in the US has scooped a $2.04bn jackpot (£1.76bn!!!), the biggest lottery prize in history. The winner bought the ticket in California after a rollover went on for three months without anyone winning the top prize.

What happens to the lottery money if nobody claims it? ›

Once a ticket is unclaimed, the prize expires and the winnings go to public schools in California. According to California State Lottery, the lottery solely exists to generate extra money for public education.

Which lottery has best odds? ›

German Lotto1:139,838,160
Powerball (US)1:292,201,338
MegaMillions (US)1:302,573,350
SuperEnalotto (Italy)1:622,614,630
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How does the lottery make money? ›

Lotto ticket sales are what fund state and national lotteries. The money gets collected into one giant pool that pays out prizes for winning tickets. The rest of the money gets spread to a few different groups. As a jackpot winner, you'll only end up with less than a third of the total revenue.

Can UK residents play US lottery? ›

Those playing the PowerBall in the US don't actually need to be American citizens or residents, meaning that players from the UK can take part in the draw.

Which lottery has best odds UK? ›

What should you play for any chance of winning? For your best chances of success, the People's Postcode draw is the go-to game – an option further recommended considering the high revenue margin donated. Participants can play in daily, biweekly, and monthly draws, with jackpots of £1,000, £30,000, and £7.9 million.

What are the most drawn health lottery numbers? ›

Hot Numbers (Most Common)
Ball NumberFrequencyLast Drawn
914315 days ago (Sat 20th May 2023)
4314316 days ago (Fri 19th May 2023)
381424 days ago (Wed 31st May 2023)
2914219 days ago (Tue 16th May 2023)
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What are the odds of winning the Health Lottery UK? ›

Health Lottery Odds & Prizes

You have a 1 in 9.7 chance of winning a prize when you play The Health Lottery, with cash amounts ranging from £5 for matching two main numbers and the Bonus Ball up to the jackpot for matching all five main numbers. The Health Lottery jackpot is worth a fixed £25,000 in every draw.

What is rarer than winning the lottery? ›

You're also more likely to win an Olympic medal (662,000-1), hit a hole in one in golf (12,500-1) or find a four-leaf clover (10,000-1) than you are to win the Powerball.

What are the two biggest lotteries in the US? ›

Changes to Powerball and Mega Millions have led to more large jackpots in recent years. Huge jackpots have become increasingly common in the multistate Mega Millions and Powerball lottery drawings, because of changes to the games over the years and higher ticket prices.

What are the chances of winning $1000000 in the lottery? ›

The top prize for the Mega Millions lottery has now risen to an estimated $1.1 billion, with a cash option of $568.7 million, for the next drawing on Tuesday, Jan. 10. But actually bringing home the big check is next to impossible. Mega Millions lists the odds of winning the grand prize at 1 in 302 million.

Has anyone claimed the $2 billion dollar lottery? ›

California resident Edwin Castro is the sole winner of the record-breaking jackpot from November 2022. The California Lottery is maintaining it verified the rightful winner of the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot, after a man claimed he had the winning ticket before it was stolen from him.

Who won the $1 billion lottery? ›

Edwin Castro won what is the largest-ever lottery jackpot, and he opted for the lump sum payout of $997.6 million, the California Lottery said. Castro purchased the winning ticket in early November in Altadena, California, matching all six numbers in the drawing.

Is my Powerball ticket still good if nobody wins? ›

When you buy a Powerball ticket at the store, unless you pay for multiple drawings, it is only valid for the next drawing. In other words, if your Powerball ticket doesn't win, it's not eligible to win in future drawings, unless you specifically pay for multiple drawings.

What are the 5 most common winning lottery numbers? ›

The most frequently appearing Powerball numbers are: 1, 26, 18, 10, 10, 2, 12, 11, 9, 6 and 20.

Which instant win game on national lottery is best? ›

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Are odds better at a casino or lottery? ›

Most casino games have a house edge of less than 5%. This is over 10 times less than the average lottery. Here's a list of popular casino games with a range of edge percentages for your comparison. Blackjack has an edge of less than 1% to 3%.

Can millionaires play the lottery? ›

Rich people do play the lottery, of course; one of the largest-ever Powerball jackpots, a quarter of a billion dollars, was won by three asset managers from Greenwich, Connecticut.

How much lottery money goes to taxes? ›

Before you see a dollar of lottery winnings, the IRS will take 25%. Up to an additional 13% could be withheld in state and local taxes, depending on where you live. Still, you'll probably owe more when taxes are due, since the top federal tax rate is 37%.

Can a US resident win the lottery? ›

You don't need to be a California resident or U.S. citizen to play and win any Lottery Scratchers® or draw game, but California Lottery games can only be purchased from a Lottery retailer in California.

What happens if a foreigner wins Mega Millions? ›

You don't have to be a resident to win. Foreigners and non-residents can play Mega Millions, but their tickets must be purchased in the United States. And winnings must be claimed in the United States.

Can a tourist win the lottery in USA? ›

Any U.S. or non-U.S. resident age 18 years and above can buy a lottery ticket. A non-U.S. resident can also claim the prize. However, the rules and regulations will vary from state to state. It is best to get in touch with the state's lottery office to understand the rules.

What are the 6 most common winning lottery numbers UK? ›

This is where the biggest problem with selecting the most popular lottery numbers arises. In the UK the following numbers have been drawn the most: 23, 40, 38, 33, 30, 25.

What are the luckiest numbers in the UK lottery? ›

Here are the luckiest and unluckiest lottery numbers, according to the report by CasinoGuardian.
  • UK Lotto luckiest numbers: 52, 58 and 39.
  • UK Lotto unluckiest numbers: 48 and 9.
  • Euromillions luckiest numbers: 20, 21 and 17.
  • Euromillions unluckiest numbers: 18 and 22.
Feb 21, 2023

Who owns the British national lottery? ›

The Camelot Group companies, of which Camelot UK Lotteries Limited is the UK National Lottery operating subsidiary, are owned by the holding company Premier Lotteries Investments UK Limited, whose ultimate parent is the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, a Canadian investment fund.

What are the luckiest lottery numbers of all time? ›

24 - Drawn 45 times. 18 - Drawn 43 times. 10 - Drawn 37 times. 4 - Drawn 37 times.

What are the least popular lottery numbers? ›

When it comes to the least common numbers, those include 51, 49, 35, 55 and 5. The Mega Ball that has reportedly been drawn the least is 7.

What are the odds of winning the immigration lottery? ›

Green card lottery drawing is one of the easiest ways to legally move to the USA. However, green card lottery winner statistics show that the average chance of winning a Green Card to live the American Dream is about 1:25 to 1:75, depending on the region and year (for Europeans currently around 1:45).

What are the odds of winning the HotPicks? ›

The odds of winning a HotPicks prize are longer, meaning it's harder to win, because you don't pick as many numbers. Take the Match 3 prize, for example. In Lotto HotPicks you choose three numbers and those exact three numbers must appear in the winning line for you to win – the odds of that happening are 1 in 1,626.

What are the odds of winning EuroMillions HotPicks? ›

The odds for picking and matching five numbers in EuroMillions HotPicks are 1 in 2,118,760, yet in the main EuroMillions game, the odds of matching five are 1 in 3,107,515. So why do these odds differ, when you pick five numbers in both games? In short, it's because these odds are for matching five numbers exactly.

What does jackpot won rollover mean? ›

In a lottery draw, a rollover is a prize that includes the prize money from the previous draw, because nobody won it.

How much did Jerry and Marge make in the lottery? ›

What would you do if you won $27 million playing the lottery? Jerry and Marge Selbee from Michigan got a chance to find out for real after he found a loophole in the game. Jerry And Marge Go Large, starring Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening, is the movie of the true story.

What does roll mean in Texas lottery? ›

(3) Roll cycle--A series of drawings that ends when there is a drawing for which one or more tickets are sold that match the six numbers drawn in the Lotto Texas base game drawing.

Who won the lottery 14 times? ›

In the 1990s, Romanian-Australian economist Stefan Mandel and his small team entered the lottery and won. Over and over and over again. The feat, of course, wasn't achieved through having a really lucky set of numbers.

Can a slot machine hit a jackpot more than once? ›

Slot Machine results are random, so it's possible for the jackpot combination to show up two spins in a row, or not at all for 20,000, 50,000, 100,000 or even more spins. But as a long-term average, the slots jackpots in our hypothetical casino show up an average of once per 10,000 spins.

Do you tip when you win a jackpot? ›

In most US jurisdictions, any payout of more than $1,200 will be paid in person by a slot floor person. Tipping here starts at about $20 and goes up to between 3-10 percent of the jackpot, depending on the customer.

Do you tip if you win a jackpot? ›

There is no set amount for tipping after a jackpot. Many players will tip somewhere between a half to one percent of the jackpot. For a thousand dollar jackpot, this would be between $5 to $10 dollars. When you do receive a hand paid jackpot, they never bring you bills smaller than a twenty.

How much did the $2 billion on lottery winner pay out? ›

MORE: Single ticket wins record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot. Castro took the cash value of his winnings, totaling $997.6 million, state officials said in a press release. Rivera's lawsuit names California, the state's lottery commission, Castro and Reggie as defendants.

Who was the highest paid lottery winner? ›

The winner of the largest ever lottery jackpot described himself as “shocked and ecstatic” as officials revealed his identity, satisfying a law in his state, California. Edwin Castro bought the ticket that won the record-breaking $2.04bn Powerball jackpot on 8 November.

What is the most money made from lottery? ›

1. $2.04 billion. The largest lottery jackpot to date, a Powerball drawing, was won on Nov. 7, 2022.

What are the 6 most common winning lottery numbers? ›

The most frequently appearing Powerball numbers are: 1, 26, 18, 10, 10, 2, 12, 11, 9, 6 and 20.

How much tax do you pay on a $1000 lottery ticket in Texas? ›

The tax withholding rate is 24% for lottery winnings, less the wager, for prizes greater than $5,000.

How soon after winning lottery do you get the money? ›

Once the money has been collected, it usually takes five to ten business days to hit your account. Banks are often wary of handling such large transfers, and not all are equipped to handle jackpots. At the earliest, you should plan to receive your lottery winnings between three and four weeks after the draw date.

What are the most frequently called numbers in the lottery? ›

22 - Drawn 33 times. 11 - Drawn 28 times. 18 - Drawn 27 times. 9 - Drawn 27 times.

Who won the 4 time lottery? ›

Her name is Joan Ginther, and she won the Texas Lottery at least four times in 10 years, while apparently buying thousands if not millions of dollars wroth of tickets.

Is there a mathematical formula for winning the lottery? ›

If the order of the lottery number matters, then each lottery number is called a permutation of numbers, and the formula we use to calculate the probability of winning the lottery when this is the case is as follows: a n P r , where nPr is the number of permutations possible of the lottery number, and. ( n − r ) ! .


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