Frequently Asked Questions

 

HOW MANY TICKETS ARE BEING SOLD?

A total of 225,750 Dream Lottery tickets will be printed with a maximum of 215,000 tickets for sale and 10,750 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. The total tickets available in the 50/50 draw will be unlimited.

HOW MUCH ARE THE DOLLARS & DESTINATIONS CALENDAR LOTTERY TICKETS?

The Dollars & Destinations Calendar tickets are 5 for $20 and 20 for $40. The Dollars & Destinations Calendar tickets can only be ordered in conjunction with Dream Lottery tickets. The total tickets available in The Dollars & Destinations Calendar draw will be 230,000.

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 credit card is declined or 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 via Canada Post.

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 only. 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.

WHAT IF I LOSE MY TICKETS?

You do not need your tickets to claim your prize. Your name, address and phone number are 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 12,171 prizes.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL PRIZE VALUE?

Total prize value is $2,035,325.30

HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO CLAIM MY PRIZE?

All prizes must be claimed within six (6) months of the draw.

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 and mail through Canada Post. The primary ticket holder who wins a free ticket(s) and/or gift card(s) will receive their prize through Canada Post. A complete searchable list of winners will also be posted online 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 privacy statement call 1-866-440-9868 or visit http://www.lhsf.ca/about-us/contact-us/privacy-policy

WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF OPERATION FOR THE DREAM HOMES?

1452 Millstone Dream Home

Located at: 1452 Byron Baseline Road, London, ON
Opens: Thursday, April 19, 2018 until Thursday, July 5, 2018*
Hours of operation:

  • Thursday – Friday 2-7PM
  • Saturday – Sunday 12-5PM
  • Holidays – 12-5PM
 

1456 Millstone Dream Home

Located at: 1456 Byron Baseline Road, London, ON
Opens: Thursday, April 19, 2018 until Thursday, July 5, 2018*
Hours of operation:

  • Thursday – Friday 2-7PM
  • Saturday – Sunday 12-5PM
  • Holidays – 12-5PM
 

Bayfield Dream Home

Located at: 22 Delevan Street, Bayfield, ON
Opens: Friday, April 20, 2018 until Monday, July 2, 2018*
Hours of operation:

  • Friday 2-7PM
  • Saturday – Sunday 12-5PM
  • Holidays – 12-5PM

*In the event of a sellout, the Dream Homes will close for viewing.

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE 1456 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME

WHAT IS THE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF THE 1456 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME?
(1456 Byron Baseline Rd.)

Total Sq. Ft. – 4,702 sq. ft.
  • 1,352 sq. ft. – Main Floor Area
  • 1,910 sq. ft. – 2nd Floor Area
  • 1,030 sq. ft. – Unfinished Basement
  • 410 sq. ft. – Garage Area

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 1456 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME?

Included in the 1456 Millstone Dream Home is the home and all the furnishings.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE 1456 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME GRAND PRIZE?

The total value for the 1456 Millstone Dream Home Grand Prize is $1,439,150.00

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE 1452 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME

WHAT IS THE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF THE 1452 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME?
(1452 Byron Baseline Rd.)

Total Sq. Ft. – 4,562 sq. ft.
  • 1,163 sq. ft. – Main Floor Area
  • 1,806 sq. ft. – 2nd Floor Area
  • 1,163 sq ft. – Finished Basement
  • 430 sq ft. – Garage Area

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 1452 MILLSTONE DREAM HOME?

Included in the 1452 Millstone Dream Home is the home and all the furnishings.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE MILLSTONE HIGHLAND DREAM HOME GRAND PRIZE?

The total value for the Millstone Highland Dream Home Grand Prize is $1,342,950.00

QUESTIONS REGARDING THE BAYFIELD DREAM HOME

WHAT IS THE SQUARE FOOTAGE OF THE BAYFIELD DREAM HOME?
(22 Delevan Street, Bayfield ON.)

Total Sq. Ft. – 2,315 sq. ft.
  • 1,635 sq. ft. – Main Floor Area
  • 680 sq. ft. – 2nd Floor Area

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 BAYFIELD DREAM HOME?

Included in the Bayfield Dream Home is the home, all the furnishings and $300,000 cash.

WHAT IS THE TOTAL VALUE OF THE BAYFIELD DREAM HOME GRAND PRIZE?

The total value for the Bayfield Dream Home Grand Prize is $1,253,572.00

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