Frequently Asked Questions

 

HOW MANY TICKETS ARE BEING SOLD?

A maximum of 200,000 tickets for sale and 10,000 tickets won as prizes in the Lottery.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS

Tickets are 2 for $50, 6 for $100, 16 for $250 and 35 for $500. All 2, 6, 16 or 35 packs must contain the same purchaser’s information with up to a maximum of three names and will be mailed to the primary ticket holder (the first name that appears on the ticket).

HOW MUCH ARE THE 50/50 TICKETS?

50/50 tickets are 2 for $15, 6 for $30 and 20 for $60. The 50/50 tickets can only be ordered in conjunction with Dream Lottery tickets. The absolute minimum value of prize drawn is $250,000.

HOW MUCH ARE THE DOLLARS, DESTINATIONS & DESIGN CALENDAR LOTTERY TICKETS?

The Dollars, Destinations & Design Calendar Lottery tickets are 5 for $20 and 20 for $40. The Dollars, Destinations & Design Calendar Lottery tickets can only be ordered in conjunction with Dream Lottery tickets.

HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO ORDER A TICKET?

Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Tickets cannot be ordered in the name of a minor.

WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR PURCHASING TICKETS?

The following are the guidelines for purchasing tickets:
  • One method of payment
  • Only one envelope will be mailed containing the tickets to an ONTARIO address
  • All ticket packs must contain the same purchaser’s information with up to a maximum of three names and will be mailed to the primary ticket holder (the first name that appears on the ticket)
  • Post-dated cheques will not be accepted.

WHAT HAPPENS IF A BAD PAYMENT IS RECEIVED?

If your cheque is returned to us by the bank, you will be contacted by Deloitte LLP and given an opportunity to provide replacement payment (Cash, Visa or MC) within two business days. Any tickets issued will be considered invalid until replacement payment is received.

WHAT ARE THE ODDS OF WINNING?

The odds of winning depend on the number of tickets sold. All inquiries, if any, on the odds of winning are to be made to the licensee prior to the purchase of tickets.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECEIVE MY TICKETS?

You should receive your tickets in approximately 3 weeks after the order is placed. Note: depending on when you purchased, delays can occur at cut offs due to volume.

IS MY TICKET PURCHASE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

No, lottery tickets are not tax deductible as per Canada Revenue.

CAN I REQUEST A SPECIFIC TICKET?

No. Ticket numbers are consecutive and computer generated.

CAN SOMEONE WHO LIVES OUTSIDE OF ONTARIO OR OVERSEAS BUY TICKETS?

The lottery is intended for Ontario residents. Ticket buyers must physically be in the province of Ontario at the time of purchase. Tickets will not be mailed outside of the province of Ontario.

HOW OLD DO YOU HAVE TO BE TO PURCHASE A TICKET?

Purchasers must be at least 18 years of age. Tickets cannot be purchased in the name of a minor.

WHAT IF I LOSE MY TICKETS?

You do not need your tickets to claim your prize. Your name, address and phone number is recorded in the database along with your ticket numbers. If you would like a replacement ticket, please call toll free 1-866-319-9818 or email dreamitwinit@deloitte.ca.

HOW CAN I BE SURE MY TICKET IS IN THE DRAW?

The professional services of Deloitte ensure that all paid tickets are in the draw.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PRIZES?

There are a total of 11,771 prizes.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL PRIZE VALUE?

Total prize value is $1,770,609.72

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?

All prizes must be claimed within twelve (12) months of the Final Draw, thus being July 12, 2018.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I CANNOT PICK UP MY PRIZE IN PERSON?

If someone other than the winner is claiming the prize on the winner’s behalf, the winner must provide written and signed authorization along with the original prize winning letter.

WHAT CONTROLS ARE IN PLACE FOR THE DRAW?

Winning tickets will be drawn using Random Number Generator under the supervision of Deloitte LLP. Records of Deloitte LLP shall be deemed correct and final if there is a discrepancy in numbers.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I’VE WON A PRIZE?

The primary ticket holder who wins a major prize including all cash prizes will be notified by phone. The primary ticket holder who wins a gift card(s) will receive their prize through Canada Post. Major prize winners will be published in Our London on July 20, 2017. A complete list of winners will also be posted online on the same date at www.dreamitwinit.ca. A printed list of winners is available upon request by calling 1-866-319-9818.

IF I WIN THE LOYALTY DRAW PRIZE DO I STILL QUALIFY FOR THE OTHER PRIZES?

Yes, after each draw, the winner is recorded and the ticket number then goes back in for every prize. This is the same for each of the remaining draws – VIP, Bonus, Early Bird and Final.

DO I HAVE TO PAY TAX ON ANY WINNINGS?

Lottery winnings are considered a windfall and not tax deductible in Canada.

WHERE DO THE PROCEEDS FROM THE DREAM LOTTERY GO?

Dream Lottery proceeds support enhanced patient care, innovative equipment, education and research at London Health Sciences Centre, Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care, London. These hospitals receive more than 1.5 million patient visits each year, providing excellent, compassionate care for patients and families from across Southwestern Ontario and beyond. In addition to caring for local residents, the hospitals are referral centers providing specialized services in support of the excellent care of the region’s community hospitals.

WHAT IS YOUR PRIVACY POLICY?

This event is administered by the London Health Sciences Foundation and this information is protected and governed by the privacy policies of the London Health Sciences Foundation. Any personal information that you provide is collected for the purpose of fulfilling this Lottery, promoting future such lotteries and other fundraising activities. The Foundation does not rent, sell or trade our mailing lists. For our full privacy statement call 1-866-440-9868 or visit http://www.lhsf.ca/privacy.asp

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE DREAM HOMES?

London Bridlewood Dream Home
Located at: 507 Bradwell Chase
Opens: March 31, 2017
Hours of operation: 7 days a week including holidays – 12PM-5PM
(12PM-7PM on Deadline Dates)

Port Stanley Dream Home
Located at: 355 Edith Cavell Boulevard, Unit 15
Opens: March 31, 2017
Hours of operation: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, including holidays – 12PM-5PM

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE LONDON BRIDLEWOOD ULTIMATE GRAND PRIZE DREAM HOME

WHAT IS THE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF THE LONDON BRIDLEWOOD DREAM HOME?

Total Sq. Ft. – 5445
  • 2000 Sq. Ft. Main floor
  • 1738 Sq. Ft. 2nd floor (1647 Sq. Ft. + 91 Sq. Ft. Open Space)
  • 1707 Sq. Ft. Basement floor

WHAT ARE THE PROPERTY TAXES PER YEAR?

Property taxes are assessed by the city once the new home owner moves in.

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE LONDON BRIDLEWOOD DREAM HOME?

  • Land Rover Evoque Convertible – Valued at $84,458.75
  • *$60,000 Play Cash
  • *Free House Cleaning for 1 year – Valued at $5,200
  • *Lawn Maintenance for 1 year – Valued at $2,500
  • *Groceries for 1 year – Valued at $10,000
  • *Gas Money for 1 year – Valued at $2,500
  • *Tax Free for 1 year – Valued at $10,000
*Total $90,200 – Cheque issued by LHSF to winner

WHAT IS THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE LONDON ULTIMATE GRAND PRIZE?

The total value for the Port Stanley Ultimate Grand Prize is $1,142,558.75

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE PORT STANLEY ULTIMATE GRAND PRIZE DREAM HOME

WHAT IS THE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF THE PORT STANLEY DREAM HOME?

Total Sq. Ft. – 3457 (Includes garage, covered porch and balconies)
  • 1257 Sq. Ft. Main floor (Includes garage and covered porch)
  • 1257 Sq. Ft. 2nd floor (Includes balcony)
  • 943 Sq. Ft. 3rd floor (Includes balcony)

WHAT ARE THE PROPERTY TAXES PER YEAR?

Property taxes are assessed by the city once the new home owner moves in.

IS THE CONDO A LEASEHOLD OR FREEHOLD CONDOMINIUM?

The Prespa Dream Home condo is a single detached, freehold condo in a vacant land condominium format.

WHAT ARE THE CONDO FEES PER MONTH?

The condo fees are $150.00 per month and will be a required payment after the property is acquired.

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE PORT STANLEY DREAM HOME?

The London Ultimate Prize Dream Home comes with:
  • Jaguar F-Type Convertible – Valued at $95,804.05
  • $100,000 Play Cash

WHAT IS THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE PORT STANLEY DREAM HOME ULTIMATE GRAND PRIZE?

The total value for the Port Stanley Ultimate Grand Prize is $1,095,704.05

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