Rules of Play - The BC SPCA Lottery for Animals in Need

Rules of Play

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Rules of Play


  • Tickets may be sold and purchased only in British Columbia.
  • Ticket purchasers must be 19 years of age or older.

2023 Summer Lottery

BC Gaming Event Licence #142342

The 50/50 Lottery is a 50/50 style draw where the money received in ticket sales is divided evenly between the winner and the charity.

There are 6,600 single tickets available for $15 each, 43,500 tickets available in the 3/$40 packs, and 62,100 tickets available in the 6/$60 packs, totalling 112,200 tickets maximum.

50/50 Bonus maximum payout will be determined by gross 50/50 tickets sold. At current ticket package breakdown, the maximum prize possible is $650,000.

BC SPCA reserves the right to transfer tickets from one package to another when needed. The number of tickets available for sale in each price range may change, but the overall number of tickets for sale and odds of winning will not change. All sales are final once a ticket number is assigned, subject to credit approval.

Final Ticket Sales Deadline

September 28, 2023 at midnight.

Important Dates & Draw Information

Draw Date:  October 10, 2023 between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

The draw will be held at the BC SPCA Vancouver Animal Care Centre, 1205 East 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 1R1. One prize is drawn from a barrel.

It is not required to be present at the draw to claim the prize.


The winner of the 50/50 prize will be contacted on October 10, 2023 after the 50/50 draw. They will be contacted by phone by the BC SPCA Provincial Office and listed on the winners page at

There is no cost to the winner for the delivery of the prize.

Winners consent to the release of their names by the licensee. Each winner, by accepting a prize, grants the licensee full permission, except where legally prohibited, to use such winner’s name, address (city only), photograph, and prize information for advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation and without notice, review or approval, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and in perpetuity.

If a winning ticket bears a minor’s name, the prize will be lawfully delivered on behalf of the minor to the minor’s parent, legal guardian or trustee.

No tickets will be purchased by the Board of Directors of the BC SPCA or employees involved with the conduct and management of the ticket raffle.


For complaints, please contact the BC SPCA Lottery at 604-205-5998 (toll free 1-855-205-5998) or Your inquiry will be responded to within 5 business days.


Should the draw be delayed, it will be held as soon as possible after the scheduled draw time of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 10, 2023. If the delay is large enough that it prevents the draw from occurring on October 10 as scheduled, the following will be done.

  1. A new draw date will be scheduled for as soon as reasonably possible.
  2. The delay and the new draw date will be posted at the top of this webpage.
  3. The delay and new draw date will be communicated by email to Lottery ticket purchasers. Please note, only purchasers who are subscribed to BC SPCA emails, and have not opted out of Lottery communications, will receive this update email.
  4. The rescheduled draws will take place and the winners will be contacted and announced as usual.

Privacy Policy

The BC SPCA does not sell, rent or exchange any personal information collected from our supporters with any other organization or entity.

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Lottery purchases will be unavailable for up to 30 minutes between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. If your ticket purchase doesn't go through, please try again later.