Rules of Play
License # RAF1300108
The CHEO 50/50 will launch online at cheo5050.ca on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.
The first Early Bird Draw valued at $15,000 consists of three (3) cash draws for $5,000 each and will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Purchase deadline is midnight, Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Winners may transfer their prize. Winning tickets will be included in all subsequent draws.
The second Early Bird Draw valued at $10,000 consists of one (1) draw for $10,000 cash and will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2023. Purchase deadline is midnight, Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Winners may transfer their prize. The winning ticket will be included in the Final Draw.
The Final Draw for the 50/50 prize (half the total jackpot) will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Purchase deadline is midnight, Friday, April 28, 2023. Winners may transfer their prize.
Ticket buyers must be 18 years of age or older.
Ticket buyers must be in the province of Ontario at the time of purchase.
Tickets are 10 for $25, 30 for $50, 100 for $100 and 200 for $175.
Tickets will be available online at cheo5050.ca.
Tickets will be sold using an electronic raffle system supplied by Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited. Tickets can be purchased online (cheo5050.ca) from Wednesday, March 1, 2023 until 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2023. Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited has been contracted for this lottery and is delivering online services. Tickets can be purchased by phone (1-877-562-5437) from Wednesday, March 1, 2023 until 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 28, 2023. Miratel Solutions Inc. has been contracted for this lottery and is delivering call centre services.
Ticket buyers will receive their CHEO 50/50 ticket numbers by email. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.
The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generation system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw.
The winning numbers will be posted at cheo5050.ca the day after each draw. Each winner will be contacted by a CHEO Foundation staff member.
Winners may contact Sarah Larstone, Events Specialist, CHEO Foundation at 613-295-7776 to claim their prize. Winners must have the original winning ticket number and photo identification in order to claim their prize. All winners must agree to the use of their name and photo for publicity purposes by the CHEO Foundation.
The winning ticket holders have six (6) months (from the draw date) to claim their prizes. Once the Final Draw winner is verified, they will be given a cheque or electronic funds transfer in the amount of the declared prize value which is, at minimum, 50 percent of the total amount of ticket sales for the 2023 CHEO 50/50.
Lottery licensing policy stipulates that any prizes not claimed must be secured or placed in safekeeping for a period of six (6) months from the date of the draw. If at the end of six (6) months the prize has still not been claimed, the prize or monies equivalent to the fair market value of the prize must be donated to a beneficiary approved by the licensing authority.
The following individuals and their immediate family members living at the same address are excluded from purchasing a ticket: CHEO Foundation staff and board members and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to the 2023 CHEO 50/50.
Ontario Problem Gaming Helpline (1-888-230-3505)