Rules of Play



 BC Gaming Event License # 53355 and BC Gaming Event License # 53356


For inquiries relating to any ticket purchased please call 604-536-2105 or 1-888-536-2105 or email [email protected].



For the Heroes Lottery a total of 390,000 tickets are available, with approximately 70,800 tickets @ 2 for $50; (35,400 2-Packs), 223,200 tickets @ 6 for $100, (37,200 6-Packs) and,96,000 tickets @ 16 for $250, (6,000 16-packs). While the number of tickets in each price category may change, the total number of tickets available, 390,000, will not.


For the 50/50 Plus draw a total of 480,600 tickets are available with 24,400 single tickets @ $10 each, 141,200 tickets @ 5 for $25 and 315,000 tickets @ 15 for $50.


Each Heroes Lottery ticket sold in a 2-Pack, or a 6-Pack or a 16 –Pack and each 50/50 Plus Lottery ticket sold in a 5-Pack or 15-Pack must contain the same customer information. 50/50 Plus Lottery tickets must be ordered in conjunction with your Heroes Lottery tickets.


Tickets may be sold and purchased only in British Columbia.


Ticket purchasers must be 19 years of age or older.



Prizes are awarded tax free in Canada.  The price of tickets is not deductible as a charitable donation for tax purposes in Canada.



Heroes Welcome/VIP Bonus Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, May 3, 2013

Bonus No. 1 Prize Cutoff is Midnight, Thursday, May 16, 2013

Bonus No. 2 Prize Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, June 7, 2013

Early Bird Cutoff is Midnight, Thursday, June 27, 2013

50/50 Plus Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, July 12, 2013

Final Sales Cutoff is Midnight, Friday, July 12, 2013



Heroes Welcome/VIP Bonus Prize:

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at VGH, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, at 11:00 am.

Bonus Draw No. 1 Prize:

Thursday, June 6, 2013 at VGH, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, at 11:00 am.

Bonus Draw No.2 Prize:

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at VGH, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, at 11:00 am.

Early Bird, 50/50 Plus, Grand Prize and Final Draws:

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Global TV, 7580 Enterprise St, Burnaby, BC from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for all remaining prizes over $1,000.  .  Early Bird Prizes will be drawn first, followed by all remaining prizes drawn in order of ascending value starting with the prize of least value.

Balance of prizes drawn at KNV Chartered Accountants LLP, 200 – 15300 Croydon Drive, Surrey, BC, Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, or until completed.  Prizes will be drawn in order of ascending value starting with the prize of least value.



There are 7,008 prizes available to be won. The retail value of all prizes is $3,056,487.00 based on Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price as provided by our suppliers and this amount includes any related taxes on the individual prizes. Each ticket is re-entered after each prize category. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and must be claimed within 12 months of the draw date. No substitutions are permitted by winners except where a cash equivalent or alternate prize is specified. Prizes may not be exactly as shown. To claim a prize with a cash equivalent option, prize winners must provide the following documents on request:

  • Signed and witnessed Waiver Form
  • Photocopy of winning ticket or prize winner letter
  • A copy of their valid Photo Identification



The following people are not permitted to purchase tickets in this lottery: board members and employees of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, partners and employees of: official auditors KPMG, KNV Chartered Accountants LLP and SCI.

A non-resident of British Columbia may purchase a ticket only if the entire payment transaction takes place while the person is in British Columbia and if the ticket or a receipt is issued at that time.

Tickets or receipts will not be distributed to, mailed or otherwise sent to a non-resident’s third-party address in B.C.



All 7,008 prizes will be drawn from a barrel.

Each ticket is re-entered for every prize category.

The list of major winners will be published on August 11, 2013 in The Province newspaper.

The records of KNV Chartered Accountants LLP shall be deemed correct if there is a discrepancy in numbers.

All sales are final once the ticket number is assigned, and all sales are subject to credit approval.

The Licensee reserves discretionary right not to accept entries.

The Purchaser is responsible for proof-of-ownership of shared tickets.

Allow 3-4 weeks for delivery of your official ticket.

Should a prize be unavailable due to circumstances beyond the Foundations’ control, the winner shall be awarded the fair market value of the prize.

The liability of the Foundation is limited to the ticket price paid.

The Winner is responsible for the cost of shipping/delivery.


*The grand prize winner will choose one grand prize option; the other four options will not be awarded.


Winners will be notified by phone and/or mail by KNV Chartered Accountants LLP as to the prize(s) they have won and how to claim.

Winners consent to the release of their names and photo by the Licensee.

Winners have 1 year from the draw date to claim their prizes.

A decision to take the cash equivalent of any prize awarded must be made within 10 days of claim.

More complete prize descriptions are available at KNV Chartered Accountants LLP.

If there is a discrepancy, the list and rules at KNV Chartered Accountants LLP shall be deemed correct.

For enquiries relating to any ticket purchased please call 604- 536-2105 or 1-888-536-2105 or email [email protected].


8.      LICENSEE:

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, 855 West 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC – 604-875-4676.

9.      PRIVACY:

We respect your privacy. VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation protects personal information and adheres to all legislative requirements with respect to privacy. We do not rent, sell, or trade our mailing lists. Information provided through ticket purchase will be used to deliver services and keep you informed on Foundation activities, including programs, services, special-events, funding needs, opportunities to volunteer or give and more, through periodic contacts. To be removed from these contacts, call 604-875-4676 or email [email protected].

Chances are 1 in 390,000 (total tickets for sale) to win a grand prize
BC Gaming Event Licence #53355
Chances are 1 in 480,600 (total tickets for sale) to win the 50/50 prize
BC Gaming Event Licence #53356
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